Felix Neureuther

GERMANY

2nd in SL Overall Ranking in 12/13 winter season, Felix is unstoppable! His first victory came in 2010 in the Kitzbühel Slalom. His father had triumphed on the same run thirty years earlier: Felix, son of Christian Neureuther and Rosi Mittermaier has skiing in his blood. The ski is for him a life reason, it's pure adrenaline and the challenging runs are for him the best stimulus for a daily challenge. His recent successes? 2nd place in Val d'Isère, Kitzbühel and Madonna di Campiglio Slalom races, winner of the Parallel Slalom in Munich, bronze medal in Adelboden Giant Slalom, winner of Wegen and Lenzerheide Slalom races. From speed on skis to speed on four wheels, this athlete is also a keen motoring enthusiast: make way for the champion!

Felix Neureuther
Date of birth: 26.03.1984
height/weight: 184 cm/87 kg
Disciplines: SL, GS, SC, SG, DH
Headsponsor: Erdinger Alkoholfrei
Sponsors: Nordica (Ski, shoes), Marker (binding), Leki (powls), Uvex (helmet/goggles)
Hobbies: footbal, Tennis, Golf
Nickname: Rosi

Felix arise from the probably most known skifamily of Germany. Mum Rosi Mittermaier was a superstar in the seventies. She won two gold medals at the Olympic Winter games 1976 in Downhill and Slalom and one silver medal in Giant Slalom. Felix’ Dad Christian was also a very famous skiracer. He finished six World-Cup-Slalom on the top of the podium. Including the classics in Kitzbühel and Wengen. Sister Ameli, was also a ski racer in teen years, nowadays she’s a well known fashinstylist and a brilliant artist.

Goals for the season:
„In the upcoming season i will continue where I stopped last Winter at the finals in Lenzerheide. In Slalom I will reach TopTen-Results. In Giant-Slalom I will make a further step in the direction to Top15. After changing skis and boots my motivation is huge to aim these goals!“

Career
With two an a half years Felix makes his first turns on skis with his Dad Christian. The success was on the way: In the age of three years, Felix won his first race, the masterships of the SC Partenkirchen. In winter 2009/2010 Felix won the two Slalom-Classics in Kitzbühel und Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

First World-Cup-Start: 2001, Kranjska Gora
First World-Cup-Result: 2003 in Park City 32. SL
First World-Cup-TopTen: 2003 in Madonna di Campiglio 8. SL
First WC-Podium: 2006 Beaver Creek 3. SL
Erster WC-Victory: 2010 Kitzbühel

More informations: felix-neureuther.de

What drove you to become a competitive ski racer: Cause skiing is the  best thing in world
Define yourself in three words: chaotic,exciting,heartily
I love... speed
I hate.. frozen toes
I need.. warm toes
I believe.. in my friends, my team and my equipement
I find inspiration.... at home
My greatest achievement is..... my right turn
My most treasured possession is.... a chewing gum from Alberto Tomba  when I was 6 years old
A Memorable experience.... I played soccer vs Bayern Munich in front of 60000 people and I tunneled Mark van Bommel
If I could live anywhere, it would be.... at home in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
My interests other than skiing.... soccer,cars,tennis,golf
3 items I can’t live without..... cars,skies and my Physio Mascht
Money or Fame? Fame
Beach or mountains? Bikini-girls on the Mountains
Favorite song... Gute Freunde (by Franz Beckenbauer)
Favorite book.. my training with Life Kinetik
Favorite films.. Gladiator
Pet.... dog
A good friend is.. one of the most important things in the world
Nordica because... great skies,boots,best service and super nice employees
My motto is…. go hard or go home

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