Alexis Pinturault Biography

Alexis Pinturault

Quick Facts Of Alexis Pinturault

Celebrated Name Alexis Pinturault
Age 28 Years
Nick Name Alexis
Birth Name Alexis Pinturault
Birth Date 1991-10-20
Gender Male
Profession Alpine Ski Racer
Place Of Birth Moutiers, Savoie
Birth Nation France
Nationality French, Norwegian
Ethnicity French-Norwegian descent
Father Claude Pinturault
Mother Hege Wiig Pinturault
Home Town Annecy
Marital Status Married
Wife Romane Faraut
Married Date September 2017
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Horoscope Pisces

Alexis Pinturault is a French World Cup alpine ski racer. He is also an Olympic silver medalist. He made his World Cup debut in March 2009 and had seventeen World Cup victories till 10 December 2016. He has represented France at three World Championships and at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Previously, he was a two-time world junior champion in giant slalom and was a world champion team event in 2017.

He has over 149.5 k followers on his Instagram. 

French Alexis Pinturault wins combined gold at Alpine Skiing World Championship in Sweden

Olympic silver medalist, Alexis Pinturault, 27 have won a combined gold medal at Alpine Skiing World Championship in Are, Sweden. As he made the top of the podium, Stefan Hadalin of Slovenia and Marco Schwarz of Austria won the silver and bronze medal respectively.

The Frenchman performed a superb display after running in the slalom in 38.92 seconds and the total time of 1:47.71. 

Famous For

  • Two-times world junior champion in giant slalom.
  • World Champion team event in 2017.
  • Combined Gold medalist at the 2019 Alpine World Championship.
  • Olympic silver medalist.

Early Life, Place of Birth, Nationality, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Religion, Horoscope, Education

Alexis Pinturault was born on 20 March 1991. He was born to a father Claude Pinturault, and a mother, Hege Wiig Pinturault. His birth place is in Moutiers, Savoie in France. He is of French-Norwegian descent. He holds French nationality. He grew up in Annecy. He also spent many of his childhood summers in Norway as his mother is from Bergen, Norway. Thus, he has dual citizenship.  

Career, Olympics, World Championships

Alexis Pinturault was two times junior world champion in giant slalom, which he won in 2009 and in 2011.

He made his World Cup debut in March 2009 in Are Sweden.

He first climbed to a podium in March 2011 after finishing a runner-up place in giant slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

He also finished in runner-up place at Solden in October 2011.

In February 2012, he gained his first World Cup victory in parallel slalom in Russia. 

He injured his ankle while playing tennis and stayed out of skiing for almost three months.

In December 2012, he won his second World Cup race in slalom at Val-d'Isere, where he beat Germany's Felix Neureuther and Marcel Hirscher. 

His third win came at the super-combined in Wengen, Switzerland.

He did not manage to win any medal at the 2013 World Championships but had four top-six finishes. 

He claimed his fourth World Cup win in the giant slalom at Garmisch, Germany in 2013.

He was honored as the 2013 Longines Rising Star in March 2013. He was the top young racer of the season under 23.

In 2014, he changed his equipment from Salomon to Head.\In 2017, he won the gold medal at the team event in the 2017 World Championship in St. Moritz in Switzerland. 

In 2018, he won the silver medal in combined at 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

In 2019, He won the gold medal in alpine combined at World Championships in Are, Sweden.

 Personal Life, Marital Status, Wife, Children

The French alpine ski racer is a married man. He is married to Romane Faraut. They got married in September 2017 in Cote d'Azur in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. His other personal informations are currently unavailable.

Body Measurements, Height, Weight, Hair Color, Eye Color

Alexis Pinturault stands at a height of 1.79 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. Other body measurements are currently unavailable. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Net Worth, Source of Income

The French ski racer has become one of the successful sportsperson representing France. He has earned his name and fame as a ski racer. His net worth is under evaluation.

Did You Know?

  • He is also interested in playing other sports including tennis, fencing, and ice hockey.

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