Marco Schwarz

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Marco Schwarz
— Alpine skier —
DisciplinesSlalom, Giant slalom
ClubSC Bad Kleinkirchheim
Born (1995-08-16) 16 August 1995 (age 23)
Villach, Carinthia, Austria
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
World Cup debut16 November 2014
(age 19)
Olympics
Teams1 – (2018)
Medals1
World Championships
Teams0
World Cup
Seasons4 – (201518)
Wins0
Podiums2 – (2 SL)
Overall titles0 – (34th in 2016)
Discipline titles0 – (8th in SL, 2016)

Marco Schwarz (born 16 August 1995) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Villach, Carinthia, he focuses on the technical events of slalom and giant slalom.

Career[edit]

Schwarz competed for Austria at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics in the alpine skiing and won three gold medals; in the boys' combined, the parallel mixed team event, and the boys' giant slalom.

Schwarz made his World Cup debut in November 2014 at age 19. He achieved his first World Cup podium in December 2015; third place in a slalom at Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, behind winner Henrik Kristoffersen and runner-up Marcel Hirscher.[1]

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2015 19
2016 20 34 8 48
2017 21 61 20
2018 22 36 16 43 23
  • Standings through 30 January 2018

Race podiums[edit]

  • 2 podium – (2 SL)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2016 22 Dec 2015 Italy Madonna di Campiglio, Italy Slalom 3rd
14 Feb 2016 Japan Naeba, Japan Slalom 3rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rory Keane (22 December 2015). "Shocking moment world champion skier is almost crushed by a falling camera drone during slalom race". Daily Mail. Retrieved 23 December 2015.

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