Massimiliano Blardone

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Massimiliano Blardone
— Alpine skier —
Massimiliano Blardone Hinterstoder 2011.jpg
Blardone in February 2011
Disciplines Giant slalom
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Born (1979-11-26) 26 November 1979 (age 37)
Domodossola,
Piedmont, Italy
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
World Cup debut 29 October 2000 (age 20)
Retired 18 March 2016 (age 36)
Olympics
Teams 3 – (2002, 2006, 2010)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 7 – (20012013)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 16 – (200116)
Wins 7 – (7 GS)
Podiums 25 – (25 GS)
Overall titles 0 – (17th in 2006)
Discipline titles 0 – (2nd, GS: 2006, 2007)

Massimiliano "Max" Blardone (born 26 November 1979) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Italy. He specialized in the discipline of giant slalom.

Born in Domodossola in the Piedmont region of northwest Italy, Blardone made his World Cup debut at Sölden, Austria, in October 2000. He made his first World Cup podium in 2004 and his first victory came in 2005. Blardone won seven World Cup races and attained 25 podiums, all in giant slalom. He finished second in the giant slalom season standings in 2006 and 2007, and third in 2004.

Blardone represented Italy in three Olympics and six world championships.

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2001 21 40 54 9
2002 22 44 12
2003 23 36 5
2004 24 35 3
2005 25 23 5
2006 26 17 2
2007 27 20 2 44 49
2008 28 35 6
2009 29 28 4
2010 30 23 5
2011 31 54 8
2012 32 26 3
2013 33 46 13
2014 34 83 27
2015 35 107 29
2016 36 58 16

Race podiums[edit]

  • 7 wins – (7 GS)
  • 25 podiums – (25 GS)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2004 3 Jan 2004 Flachau, Austria Giant slalom 2nd
7 Feb 2004 Adelboden, Switzerland Giant slalom 2nd
2005 24 Oct 2004 Sölden, Austria Giant slalom 2nd
5 Jan 2005 Adelboden, Switzerland Giant slalom 1st
2006 18 Dec 2005 Alta Badia, Italy Giant slalom 1st
21 Dec 2005 Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Giant slalom 2nd
4 Mar 2006 Yongpyong, South Korea Giant slalom 2nd
17 Mar 2006 Åre, Sweden Giant slalom 2nd
2007 2 Dec 2006 Beaver Creek, US Giant slalom 1st
6 Jan 2007 Adelboden, Switzerland Giant slalom 2nd
3 Mar 2007 Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Giant slalom 3rd
17 Mar 2007 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Giant slalom 2nd
2008 8 Dec 2007 Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria Giant slalom 1st
8 Mar 2008 Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Giant slalom 3rd
2009 13 Dec 2008 Val d'Isère, France Giant slalom 2nd
10 Jan 2009 Adelboden, Switzerland Giant slalom 2nd
28 Feb 2009 Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Giant slalom 3rd
2010 13 Dec 2009 Val d'Isère, France Giant slalom 2nd
20 Dec 2009 Alta Badia, Italy Giant slalom 1st
2011 11 Dec 2010 Val d'Isère, France Giant slalom 3rd
2012 18 Dec 2011 Alta Badia, Italy Giant slalom 1st
7 Jan 2012 Adelboden, Switzerland Giant slalom 3rd
18 Feb 2012 Bansko, Bulgaria Giant slalom 2nd
26 Feb 2012 Crans-Montana, Switzerland Giant slalom 1st
2016 13 Feb 2016 Naeba, Japan Giant slalom 3rd

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2001 21 DNF2 5
2003 23 DNF1
2005 25 20
2007 27 DNF1 16
2009 29 5
2011 31 30
2013 33 11

Olympic results Olympic rings with white rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2002 22 8
2006 26 11 29
2010 30 11

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