With 362 biographies, Skiers are the 31st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Physicians, Social Activists, and Explorers.

Pantheon has 377 people classified as skiers born between 1911 and 1999. Of these 377, 348 (92.31%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living skiers include Ingemar Stenmark, Jean-Claude Killy, and Bjørn Dæhlie. The most famous deceased skiers include Matti Nykänen, Toni Sailer, and Sixten Jernberg.

Living Skiers

Go to all Rankings

Deceased Skiers

Go to all Rankings

Most skiers were born in Austria (51), Norway (43), and Germany (29). By city, the most common birth places were Oslo (13), Ljubljana (6), and Trondheim (5).The most common death places of skiers were Finland (4), Norway (4), and Sweden (3). By city, these were Innsbruck (2), Lappeenranta (1), and Oberstaufen (1).

The earliest biographies classified as skiers in Pantheon are Christl Cranz, Émile Allais, and Birger Ruud.  The concentration of skiers was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier skiers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Skiers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 17 most globally memorable Skiers since 1700.

Skiers are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Tennis Players, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.