Siegfried Grabner

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Siegfried Grabner
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Medal record
Men's snowboarding
Representing  Austria
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turin Parallel Giant Slalom
FIS Snowboarding World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Kreischberg Parallel Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Whistler Parallel Slalom

Siegfried "Sigi" Grabner (born 4 February 1975, in Waiern, Carinthia) is an Austrian professional snowboarder. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy he won bronze in the Parallel Giant Slalom competition.

Having won the Junior World Championship 1994 in Slovenia, he decided to go professional. He won the European Championship 1995 in Finland, and became part of the Burton Alpine Team. In 2003 he won the Parallel Giant Slalom World Championship in Kreischberg, Austria. In 2005 he ranked third in Whistler, British Columbia.

In the summer of 2003 Siegfried Grabner wrote a book, "Boarder zwischen den Welten" (literally "Boarder between the worlds"). He also develops snowboards, his "SG Snowboards" became available in autumn 2005 in three variants. He won the medal at the Turin Olympics on one of his Torino raceboards.

Grabner resides in La Massana, Andorra.

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Place Country Discipline
20 January 2002 Bardonecchia Italy Parallel Giant Slalom
24 January 2002 Kreischberg Austria Parallel Giant Slalom
19 October 2003 Sölden Austria Parallel Slalom
12 December 2003 Whistler Mountain Canada Parallel Giant Slalom
3 February 2004 Maribor Slovenia Parallel Giant Slalom
14 March 2004 Bardonecchia Italy Parallel Giant Slalom
7 January 2005 Saint Petersburg Russia Parallel Slalom
18 February 2005 Sapporo Japan Parallel Giant Slalom
7 October 2005 Landgraaf Netherlands Parallel Slalom
13 October 2006 Landgraaf Netherlands Parallel Slalom
20 December 2006 Bad Gastein Austria Parallel Slalom
21 December 2008 Arosa Switzerland Parallel Slalom
6 January 2009 Kreischberg Austria Parallel Giant Slalom

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