Atle Skårdal

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Atle Skårdal
Alpine skier
Atle Skaardal.jpg
Skårdal in December 2006
DisciplinesDownhill, super-G, combined
Born (1966-02-17) 17 February 1966 (age 53)
Lunde, Telemark, Norway
World Cup debut21 January 1985 (age 18)
Olympics
Teams3 – (1988, 1992, 1994)
      injured in 1992 [1]
Medals0
World Championships
Teams7 – (19851997)
Medals3 (2 gold)
World Cup
Seasons13 – (19851997)
Wins7 – (6 DH, 1 SG)
Podiums26 – (19 DH, 7 SG)
Overall titles0 – (6th in 1990, '91, '93)
Discipline titles1 – (SG, 1996)

Atle Skårdal (born 17 February 1966, in Lunde, Telemark, Norway) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer in the speed events of Downhill and Super-G. Since 2012 he is FIS racing director for women races as successor of Kurt Hoch.[2] A two-time world champion in the Super-G in 1996 and 1997, he was also the World Cup champion in Super-G in 1996. Skårdal competed at the 1988 and 1994 Winter Olympics, with a 6th place in the 1994 Super G his best finish.[3]

In 2000, Skårdal was appointed as national team coach of Norway. He has been FIS race director for the women's World Cup since 2005.

He is married to former alpine ski racer Karin Köllerer of Austria; they have three children (2010).

Achievements[edit]

World Cup results[edit]

Season titles[edit]

1 title: 1 Super-G

Season Discipline
1996 Super-G

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall  Slalom  Giant
 Slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1985 19 87 32
1986 20 60 22
1987 21 48 17
1988 22 46 19
1989 23 29 17 6
1990 24 6 5 2
1991 25 6 3 2
1992 26 50 22 22
1993 27 6 11 2
1994 28 9 5 6 9
1995 29 19 6 17 8
1996 30 15 1 12
1997 31 11 7 6

Race victories[edit]

  • 7 wins – (6 DH, 1 SG)
  • 26 podiums – (19 DH, 7 SG)
Season Date Location Discipline
1990 20 Jan 1990 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill
17 Mar 1990 Sweden Åre, Sweden Downhill
1991 15 Dec 1990 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill
15 Mar 1991 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Downhill
1993 27 Feb 1993 Canada Whistler, Canada Downhill
1994 12 Mar 1994 Downhill
1996 10 Dec 1995 France Val d'Isère, France Super-G

World Championships results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1985 19 14
1987 21 12
1989 23 6 15
1991 25 6
1993 27 2
1996 30 1 23
1997 31 1 13

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1988 22 15
1992 26
1994 28 6 9

Skardal was injured in January 1992 and missed the Olympics.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Skiing". Pittsburgh Press. January 12, 1992. p. D2.
  2. ^ Atle Skaardal ersetzt Kurt Hoch als FIS-Renndirektor der Damen, 2012-08-23.
  3. ^ Olympic results

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