Sepp Ferstl

Sepp Ferstl ( born April 6, 1954 in Ruhpolding ) is a former German ski racer.

In 1974 he moved up to the national team from the C- squad of the German Ski Association. In February 1977 Sepp Ferstl in the combination of St. Anton am Arlberg celebrated his first World Cup victory. In the 1978 World Cup in Garmisch, he was fourth in the downhill, then vice world champion in the combination. He won in 1978 ( the same time as Josef Walcher ) and 1979, the Hahnenkamm downhill on the Streif in Kitzbühel. This should remain his only individual victories in the World Cup. Besides it has only Ludwig Leitner won as a German downhill on the Streif. 1977 Sepp Ferstl German champion in the giant slalom. In his best discipline, the departure, only one race was held from 1974 to 1980 and therefore awarded only one league title, the Sepp Ferstl won in 1976.

After a long injury break Ferstl declared 1981 a day before the first World Cup downhill in Val d'Isere of the year his retirement from alpine skiing. He now operates a trucking company in victory village. His son Josef Ferstl is also skier.