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Hermann Maier

Chronology

1972 Born December 7 in Altenmarkt, Austria, to Hermann and Gertraud Maier
1988 Begins attending Austrian national ski academy
1989 Leaves ski academy and begins studying to be a bricklayer
1993-95 Becomes Salzburg champion in super G, giant slalom, and slalom; Tyrolean champion in giant slalom; and Carinthian champion in slalom
1996 Earns his first World Cup points February 3
1997 Wins first World Cup race, in Garmisch, Germany, February 23
2001 Almost loses right leg in a motorcycle accident

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