10 Facts About Felix Neureuther


Felix Neureuther is a German retired World Cup alpine ski racer and former World champion.


Felix Neureuther is the nephew of Evi Mittermaier, who was a successful alpine ski racer and former Olympian in 1976 and 1980.


Felix Neureuther was raised in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria and was a member of the German national ski team.


Felix Neureuther has competed in nine World Championships and three Winter Olympics.


Felix Neureuther won a silver medal in the slalom at the 2013 World Championships and added a bronze medal in the team event.


Felix Neureuther won bronze medals in slalom in 2015 and 2017.


Felix Neureuther won his first World Cup race in 2010, in a slalom at Kitzbuhel, Austria.


Felix Neureuther won his only giant slalom in January 2014 at Adelboden, Switzerland, which was only the second victory by a German male in a World Cup giant slalom; Max Rieger won the first in March 1973, nearly 41 years earlier in Quebec.


Felix Neureuther's parents are both former World Cup ski racers, members of the West German team in the 1970s.


Felix Neureuther's father is Christian Neureuther, winner of six World Cup slaloms, and his mother is Rosi Mittermaier, a World, Olympic, and World Cup champion, all in 1976.