Ernst Hinterseer

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Ernst Hinterseer
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Born 27 February 1932

Ernst Hinterseer (born 27 February 1932 in Kitzbühel) is a former alpine skier from Austria.

He participated in the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, ranking 6th in the giant slalom.[1]

At the 1960 Winter Olympics of Squaw Valley, United States he won gold in the slalom, and bronze in the giant slalom competition.[1] Following his career as a ski racer he became national trainer for slalom and giant slalom in the early 1970s.

His sons Ernst, Georg, and Hansi Hinterseer also became ski racers.

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Preceded by
Austria Karl Schranz
Austrian Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Austria Heinrich Thun