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Karl Martitsch

Slalom :: Jumping :: Nordic Combined :: Downhill
Alpine :: Cross-Country :: Builder

Karl Martitsch was born in Ratnitz, Austria, in 1917 and was a member of he Austrian National Ski Team for twelve years as a "four way" skier competing in all four events, downhill, slalom, cross-country and ski jumping.  In his twenty-five years of national and international competition he won approximately 360 trophies and prizes. 

In 1951, he settled permanently in Canada employed as a civil engineer and was instrumental in the construction of Canada's first 70m ski jump at Hiawatha Park, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario.  It was during this time that he first became active in the Canadian Ski Association... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1917

Active Period:  1936 - 1992

Inducted:  1996

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