"Hermann Maier", known as the "Herminator", is a former FIS Alpine Ski World Cup/World Cup champion Alpine skiing/alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist from Austria. Born in Altenmarkt im Pongau in Salzburg (state)/Salzburg, Maier ranks among the finest alpine ski racers in history, with four overall World Cup titles (1998 Alpine Skiing World Cup/1998, 2000 Alpine Skiing World Cup/2000, 2001 Alpine Skiing World Cup/2001, 2004 Alpine Skiing World Cup/2004), two Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics/Olympic gold medals (both in Alpine skiing at the 1998 Winter Olympics/1998), and three FIS Alpine World Ski Championships/World Championship titles (FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1999/1999: 2, and FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2005/2005). His 54 World Cup race victories – 24 super-G, 15 downhills, 14 giant slaloms, and 1 combined – rank second on the men's all-time list behind Ingemar Stenmark's 86 victories. He is nicknamed the "Herminator". , he holds the record for the most points in one season by a male alpine skier, from 2000–2013, he also held the title of most points in one season by any alpine skier, with 2000 points from the 2000 season.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous athletes! More Hermann Maier on Wikipedia.