Franz Klammer

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Birthday
3, 1953
Birthplace
Austria
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1953 (age 64)
Birthplace
Austria

About

Former ski racer who won four consecutive World Cups from 1975 through 1978. He won the gold medal in the downhill event at the 1976 Olympic Games.

Before Fame

He was born in Mooswald and made his World Cup debut at nineteen.

Trivia

He was named Austrian Sportsman of the Year in 1975, 1976, and 1983.

Family Life

His family lived on a farm in Carinthia.

Associated With

He and the United States' Tommy Moe are both Olympic champions of downhill ski racing.