Philipp Schoch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Philipp Schoch
Personal information
Born12 October 1979 (1979-10-12) (age 40)
Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
ClubSkiclub Fischenthal

Philipp Schoch (born 10 October 1979) is a Swiss snowboarder. He won a gold medal in the Parallel Giant Slalom at the 2002 Winter Olympics. At the next Olympics, he faced his brother Simon Schoch in the Parallel Giant Slalom Final. Philipp raced away to an unassailable 0.88 second lead in the first leg of the final, retaining his Olympic crown. He is the first snowboarder to win two gold medals in the Winter Olympics. At the world championships, he won two silver medals in the slalom events in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Philipp Schoch". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.

External links[edit]