Nadia Styger

Nadia Styger ( born December 11, 1978 in train ) is a former Swiss alpine skier. She was six-time national champion in the Super- G and downhill skiing. In the World Cup, she won four races.


The first international success of her career was celebrating Styger 1997 at the Junior World Championships in Schladming, where she was third in the downhill. In the next few years her career was interrupted several times by serious injury. After 1997/98 the entire season could incur no race due to injury, she had to pause for two months due to a cruciate ligament and meniscus injury in winter 1999/2000. After another knee injury in November 2000, during training in Lake Louise, they also missed the rest of this winter, and after a torn ACL in the giant slalom in Soelden in October 2001 and the 2001/02 season was for them early on to the end.

In February 1999 Styger launched for the first time in the World Cup, a week later she was with eleventh place in the World Cup downhill in St. Moritz attention. After numerous injuries, she could finally establish in the season 2003/ 04 in the world rankings, on 11 March 2004, she celebrated the Super-G in Sestriere her first World Cup victory. In the seasons 2005/ 06 and 2009/10 they reached the third place in the Super - G World Cup.

Styger previously took part in four Alpine World Ski Championships. In 2003, she was in St. Moritz 20th in the giant slalom. Two years later she won at the 2005 World Championships in Santa Caterina in the Super- G and Downhill eighth to ninth. At the 2007 World Championships in Åre, she finished fourth in the downhill and seventh in super-G. Despite a failure in her run, she won the bronze medal with the Swiss team in the final team competition. At the 2009 World Championships in Val d'Isere, it launched only in the downhill, but did not finish. At Olympic Games in Turin in 2006 they reached fifth place in the downhill ( also ranked 24th in the giant slalom and 35th in super -G) and in Vancouver in 2010 ranked sixth in the Super- G and twelfth place in the downhill.

On 19 November 2010 Styger suffered in the giant slalom training in Nakiska an open lower leg fracture. It turned out for the entire 2010/11 season. On June 28, 2011, she announced her departure as a ski racer. It opens up a gym in their hometown saddle ( Canton of Schwyz ).


Olympic games

  • Turin 2006: 5 exit 24 Giant Slalom, Super -G 35
  • Vancouver 2010: 6 Super -G, downhill 12

World Championships

  • St. Moritz 2003: 20 Giant Slalom
  • Santa Caterina 2005: 8 Super -G, downhill 9
  • Åre 2007: 3rd Team Competition, 4th exit, 7 Super -G

Junior World Championships

  • Voss 1995: 32 Departure
  • High -Ybrig 1996: 15 Super -G, downhill 19
  • Schladming 1997: 3rd exit 14 Super -G

World Cup

World Cup ratings:

  • Season 2003/ 04: 6 Super-G standings, 8 exit summary
  • Season 2005/ 06: 3 Super -G standings
  • 2006/07 season: 6 Exit summary
  • Season 2007/ 08: 6 exit summary
  • Season 2009/ 10: 3 Super - G World Cup

World Cup victories:

* At the same time with Michaela Dorfmeister and Lindsey Kildow

European Cup

  • Season 1998/99: 4th overall, 4th exit rating, 5 Super G rating
  • 3 podiums, including 1 win

Other successes

  • Three times Swiss champion in downhill (2003, 2005, 2006)
  • Three times Swiss champion in the Super- G (1999, 2003, 2006 )
  • 13 wins in FIS races (12 x Giant Slalom, 1 x Departure)