When did Franz Klammer compete in the Olympics?
|World Cup debut||December 1972 (age 19)|
|Retired||March 1985 (age 31)|
|Teams||2 – (1976, 1984)|
|Medals||1 (1 gold)|
Where is Franz Klammer now?
Currently, the Austrian ski racer is living a happy life with his wife Eva Klammer and his children. After retirement, Klammer spends most of his time with his family.
Who is the greatest skier of all time?
Who is the most decorated Olympic skier?
Kjetil André Aamodt of Norway is the most-decorated Olympic alpine skier with eight medals (four gold, two silver, two bronze).
When did Beckton ski slope close?
It was formed from spoil heaps left over by production at Beckton Gas Works, with the mound still visible from the A13. Drawing skiers until 2001 when it closed, the slope was caught on camera by Jack Hart who was a borough councillor from 1935 to 1985.
Did Franz Klammer win a 1976 Olympic gold medal?
Video: Franz Klammer’s 1976 gold medal run In the midst of a must-read impassioned defense of the Winter Olympics, SBNation’s Spencer Hall… In the midst of a must-read impassioned defense of the Winter Olympics, SBNation’s Spencer Hall…
How old is Franz Klammer?
Franz Klammer (born 3 December 1953) is a former champion alpine ski racer from Austria. Klammer overwhelmingly dominated the downhill event for four consecutive World Cup seasons ( 1975 – 78 ).
What’s the difference between Klammer’s and Zimmermann’s time at the Olympics?
A dozen years earlier on the same course in 1964, Egon Zimmermann posted a 2:18.16 to win the gold medal; Klammer’s 1:45.73 was more than thirty two seconds faster.
Where did Franz Ferdinand win the 1976 Olympics?
For “Kaiser Franz”, this moment of triumph happened on the 3,020m of the Patscherkofel in Innsbruck on Thursday 5 February 1976. A huge crowd had amassed along the edge of the piste and at the finish line for the star event at the Innsbruck Games.