Switzerland's Cuche wins downhill title

Switzerland's Cuche wins downhill title

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland, March 16 (UPI) -- Swiss veteran Didier Cuche won the season title in the men's downhill Wednesday at the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Switzerland.

Switzerland's Feuz wins men's downhill

KVITFJELL, Norway, March 11 (UPI) -- Switzerland's Beat Feuz won the men's downhill in Norway Friday for the first Alpine World Cup win of his career.
Theaux, Cuche tops in downhill practice

Theaux, Cuche tops in downhill practice

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- France's Adrien Theaux turned in the fastest time in Friday's training run for the men's downhill at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Germany.
Austria's Kroell wins Lauberhorn downhill

Austria's Kroell wins Lauberhorn downhill

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Austria's Klaus Kroell flew to a narrow win over Switzerland's Didier Cuche in Saturday's men's Lauberhorn downhill at Wengen, Switzerland.
Walchhofer wins men's super-G in snowstorm

Walchhofer wins men's super-G in snowstorm

VAL GARDENA, Italy, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Austria's Michael Walchhofer moved into first place in the overall World Cup standings Friday with a win in the men's super-giant slalom at Val Gardena, Italy.
Osborne-Paradis skis to super-G victory

Osborne-Paradis skis to super-G victory

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Canada's Manuel Osborne-Paradis raced to a World Cup super-G win Sunday, edging Austria's Benjamin Raich at Lake Louise, British Columbia.
Innerhofer takes downhill; Miller is 4th

Innerhofer takes downhill; Miller is 4th

BORMIO, Italy, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Christof Innerhofer placed first and defending World Cup overall champion Bode Miller rallied to reach fourth place Sunday in a downhill race at Bormio, Italy.

American benefits from Bode Miller mistake

SESTRIERE, Italy, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A wave of mishaps, one of which struck superstar Bode Miller, left American Ted Ligety with the alpine combined Olympic gold medal Tuesday.

Frenchman surprises in Olympic downhill

SESTRIERE, Italy, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Antoine Deneriaz of France overcame a poor starting position Sunday to record an Olympic downhill victory that was as surprising as it was one-sided.

Olympic Medal: Men's Downhill

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Antoine Deneriaz of France became the surprise Olympic gold medal winner in the men's downhill Sunday. Michael Walchhofer of Austria earned the silver and Bruno Kernen of Switzerland took the bronze. Americans Bode Miller and Daron Rahlves finished fifth

Miller maintains big World Cup lead

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Michael Walchhofer of Austria won a men's World Cup downhill race Saturday while American Bode Miller continued his bid for the overall title.

Maier continues remarkable comeback

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Hermann Maier added another chapter to his comeback Sunday, leading an Austrian sweep of the top four places in the first super-G of the World Cup season.

Walchofer wins surprise gold at Worlds

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Austria's Michael Walchhofer upset his renowned compatriots and the home fans to win a men's downhill Saturday at World Championships.

First World Cup win for Finnish men

KITZBUHEL, Austria, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Kalle Palander became the first Finnish man to win a World Cup race Sunday, clinching a snowy slalom race.

Kernan returns to top after seven years

WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Switzerland's Bruno Kernen posted a victory Saturday after a six-year absence Saturdayon one of the toughest World Cup downhill courses.
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Michael Walchhofer
Austria's Michael Walchhofer looks at his time after the first men's World Cup alpine downhill training run in Beaver Creek, Colorado on November 29, 2006. Walchhofer finished in first place. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Michael Walchhofer (born 28 April 1975, in Radstadt) is an Austrian alpine ski racer. He started his career in slalom, but now participates in the downhill speed events. He won the silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in the men's downhill event. He also participated in the combined event, but he did not finish the slalom portion. He became the first skier to win the Bormio Downhill three times with his victory on December 29, 2010.

18 total wins (13 downhill, 3 Super G, 2 combined)

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