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MEN'S WORLD CUP ALPINE SKI DOWNHILL TRAINING
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)
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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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