b. Lustenau (Vorarlberg), July 18, 1963, racing skier. Since 1976 has competed for Luxembourg (citizenship in 1987); has won the World Cup in all Alpine disciplines. Overall winner of the World Cup five times (1985, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993). Silver medals at the 1992 Olympic Games in giant slalom and super G. Won a total of 11 medals in world championship events (4 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze). Retired from racing in 1997.