David Mair (natural track luger and skeleton racer)

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David Mair
Florian Breitenberger, David Mair FIL European Luge Natural Track Championships 2010.jpg
David Mair (back) and Florian Breitenberger at the FIL European Luge Natural Track Championships 2010
Medal record
Natural track luge
World Championships
Gold 2000 Olang-Valadora Men's doubles
Gold 2001 Stein an der Enns Mixed team
Silver 2001 Stein an der Enns Men's doubles
European Championships
Bronze 1999 Szczyrk Men's doubles

David Mair (born July 26, 1980 in Meran) is an Italian luger and former skeleton racer. He competed until 2002 as a natural track luger, then until 2007 as a skeleton racer and switched back to natural track luge in 2009.

Natural track career[edit]

As a natural track luger, Mair won a bronze medal at the FIL European Luge Natural Track Championships 1999, a gold medal at the FIL World Luge Natural Track Championships 2000 and a silver medal at the FIL World Luge Natural Track Championships 2001 in the Men's doubles with his brother Armin Mair. He also won a gold medal at the FIL World Luge Natural Track Championships 2001 in the mixed team event.

After five years as a skeleton racer he gave his comeback as a natural track luger in 2009.

Skeleton career[edit]

In 2002 Mair switched to skeleton.[1] In 2007 he finished seventh in the team event at the FIBT World Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russian double wins gold – Mair/Hofer take surprise silver. FIL, January 29, 2005