Hansi Hinterseer

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Hans "Hansi" Hinterseer (born February 2, 1954 in Kitzbühel) is an Austrian singer, actor, entertainer and former alpine skier.

Sports career[edit]

Hansi Hinterseer
Medal record
Men's Alpine Skiing
World Championships
Silver 1974 St. Moritz Giant Slalom

In the 1970s, Hans Hinterseer became famous as a member of the Austrian Ski Team. He won six alpine skiing World Cup races in Slalom skiing and Giant Slalom skiing. In 1973 he won the alpine skiing World Cup in Giant Slalom skiing. In 1974 he won the silver medal at the world championship in St. Moritz, and also participated at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.[1]

Sports broadcaster[edit]

Since the early 1980s, he has been a technical sports commentator for the National Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, usually commenting on Slalom and Giant Slalom live broadcasts.

World Cup victories[edit]

Overall
Season Discipline
1973 Giant Slalom
Individual races
Date Location Race
21 February 1972 Japan Naeba Slalom
8 March 1973 United States Anchorage Giant Slalom
8 December 1973 France Val-d'Isère Giant Slalom
27 January 1974 Austria Kitzbühel Slalom
25 February 1975 Japan Furano Giant Slalom
21 December 1975 Austria Schladming Slalom

Music and acting career[edit]

Hansi Hinterseer
Hansi Hinterseer.jpg
Background information
Origin Kitzbühel, Austria
Genres Pop
Instruments Singing
Years active 1994-present
Website www.hansi-hinterseer.at

In 1994, he started a career as a singer, and is currently prominent as a performer in a romantic and heimat genre. He has also acted in several films, also following a Heimatfilm theme.

Discography[edit]

Charting albums
Year Album Peak position Certifications Notes
DEN
[2]
2010 The Danish Collection 1
Ich hab Dich einfach lieb 1
Glædelig Jul 14
Das Beste von Hansi Hinterseer 16
2011 Zwei Herzen 2
2012 Im siebten Himmel 3
Jedes jahr zur selben zeit 14
2013 Heut ist dein tag 2
De største hits 6
Charting singles
Year Single Peak position Certifications Album
GER
2010 "Hände Zum Himmel" 68
Others
  • Wenn man sich lieb hat ("If you are in love")
  • Ich warte auf Dich ("I am waiting for you")
  • Mein Geschenk für Dich ("My present for you")
  • Danke für deine Liebe ("Thank you for your love")
  • Dann nehm ich dich in meine Arme ("Then I take you in my arms")
  • Träum´mit mir ("Dream with me")
  • Du bist alles ("You are everything")
  • Weihnachten mit Hansi ("Christmas with Hansi")
  • Vater, dein Wille geschehe ("Father, thy will be done")
  • Meine Lieder, Deine Träume ("My songs, your dreams")
  • Goldene Weihnacht ("Golden Christmas")
  • Komm mit mir ("Come with Me") (2009, Ariola)

DVDs[edit]

  • 2010: Ich hab dich einfach lieb! Kitzbühel Open Air 2010

TV / Filmography[edit]

  • 1997: "Hochwürdens Ärger mit dem Paradies" (TV film comedy)
  • 2000: "Da wo die Berge sind"
  • 2002: "Da wo die Liebe wohnt"
  • 2003: "Da wo die Heimat ist"
  • 2004: "Da wo die Herzen schlagen"
  • 2005: "Da wo das Glück wartet"

Personal life[edit]

He is also known for wearing white fur boots and long blonde dyed hair, thus making him target of so-called "blonde jokes".[citation needed]

Hans Hinterseer resides in the town of Kitzbühel, Austria and is the son of Ernst Hinterseer, who won a gold medal in slalom skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ski race results Rocky Mountain News.com, (March 12, 1990).
  2. ^ DanishCharts.com: Hansi Hinterseer page

External links[edit]