Michael Tritscher

Michael Tritscher ( born November 6, 1965 in Schladming ) is a former Austrian alpine skier.


Tritscher visited the Skihandelsschule Schladming, was trained as a merchant and is a certified ski instructor and ski guide. At the beginning of his career he tried, less successfully, in all disciplines. It was only when he specialized in the slalom to successes in. In March 1987 Tritscher reached at his first World Cup race, the slalom in Sarajevo, the 11th Place. In the following years he was able to celebrate the World Cup with three wins and was twelve times on the podium. In 1995 he finished second in the slalom World Cup.

The greatest success of his career, he celebrated at the Olympic Winter Games in Albertville in 1992 by winning the bronze medal in the slalom.

In the summer of 1998 Tritscher had to end his career due to injury.

World Cup wins