Klaus Heidegger

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Klaus Heidegger (born 19 August 1957) is an Austrian former alpine skier.

He had five victories on the FIS World Cup circuit.[1] These were the giant slalom at Garmisch-Partenkirchen,[2] the slalom at Furano,[3] and the giant slalom at Voss,[4] all in 1977, and the slalom events at Wengen[5] and Kitzbühel,[6] both in 1978.[1] Heidegger finished second overall in the 1977 World Cup standings, behind Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden.[7]

Following his skiing career, Heidegger has served as co-president of the American cosmetic company Kiehl's, which was sold to L'Oreal for an estimated price of $100 million to $150 million in 2000.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Federation Internationale de Ski. "Biographie - HEIDEGGER Klaus". Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ Milwaukee Sentinel. "Austrian Wins Giant Slalom". 10 January 1977, p. 4 (part 2). Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  3. ^ St. Petersburg Times. "American wins skating grandslam". 28 February 1977, p. 3C. Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  4. ^ The Spokesman-Review. "Austrian's victory cuts Cup ski lead". 18 March 1977, p. 30. Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  5. ^ Schenectady Gazette. "Heidegger Ends Stenmark World Cup Winning Streak". 16 January 1978, p. 33. Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  6. ^ Montreal Gazette. "Heidegger completes sweep by Austrians". 23 January 1978, p. 15. Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  7. ^ Montreal Gazette. "Stenmark takes final cup event". 26 March 1977, p. 38. Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  8. ^ Hays, Constance L. "Kiehl's Cosmetics Company Bought By France's L'Oreal". New York Times, 18 April 2000. Retrieved on 31 May 2013.
  9. ^ Fischer, Jan. "Klaus Heidegger: 'Die Firma kommt immer zuerst'". Format, 20 April 2013. Retrieved on 31 May 2013.

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