Philipp Schoch

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Philipp Schoch
Personal information
Born 12 October 1979 (1979-10-12) (age 35)
Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
Sport Snowboarding
Club Skiclub 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 snowborder 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]

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  1. ^ "Philipp Schoch". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 

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