Awards and achievements

Olympic Winter Games in Squaw Valley 1960

  • 4rd rank in slalom und 5th rank in the alpine kombination


World Championship in Chamonix 1962

  • Bronze medal in the alpinen kombination


Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck 1964

  • Gold medal in the alpine kombination (it was then not a olympic gold, only the title of a world champion)


Wolrd Championship in Portillo 1966

  • Bronze medal in the alpinen kombination


Olympic Winter Games in Grenoble 1968

  • 5. rank in the alpine kombination


Further achievements

  • 16 times German Champion
  • double winner of the famous "Hahnenkammrennen" in Kitzbühel: Slalom 1963, Downhill 1965
  • double winner on the "Kandahar-downhill" in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • Winner of the Lauberhornrennen in Wengen: Slalom 1964
  • Winner of the 3-Tre-Race in Madonna di Campiglio: Slalom 1966
  • triple world-record at speed races


In 1964 he was awarded by the German Federal President with the silver bay leaf.


He assisted as a double for the James-Bond-Actor George Lazenby in the movie James Bond  007  - Her Majesty's Secret Service