Josef Stiegler

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Date of Birth April 20, 1937
Place of Birth Austria
Age 83 years old
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Josef "Pepi" Stiegler is a former alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. He was a member of the Austrian national ski team during the late 1950s and early 1960s and was one of the world's premier racers. His two children are on the U.S. Ski Team: daughter Resi is on the World Cup team and son Seppi is on the Nor-Am circuit. At the 1960 Winter Olympics of Squaw Valley, Stiegler won a silver medal in the giant slalom and took fifth place in the slalom. At the 1964 Winter Olympics of Innsbruck, he took the bronze medal in giant slalom at Axamer Lizum and then won the gold in slalom, edging out American medalists Billy Kidd and Jimmie Heuga. - He became "Austrian sportsman of the Year 1964". Pepi Stiegler later made appearances at many ski events in the United States and wrote articles for ski magazines. In 1965, he became the first ski school director at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where he served for 29 years, followed by eight years as ambassador of skiing.

About Josef Stiegler

Alpine ski racer who was a member of the Austrian national ski team and won a bronze medal in giant slalom and the gold medal in slalom in 1964.

Before Fame

He grew up in Lienz, Austria.

Achievement

He won a silver medal in the giant slalom and took fifth place in the slalom at the 1960 Winter Olympics.

Family Life

He has two children who are also skiers.

Associations

He and Karine Ruby are both known for skiing slalom events.

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  • Olympic silver medalists for Austria
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Latest information about Josef Stiegler updated on January 15, 2021.

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