Manuel Feller, a path strewn with obstacles but rewarded by his commitment
Specialist in slalom and giant slalom, Manuel Feller is an Austrian skier who started competing in the winter of 2007-2008.
Suffering from a herniated disc, he had to end his season prematurely in 2014. Back for the 2015-2016 season, he improves his best place by finishing fourth in the giant slalom of Val d’Isere. In 2017, at the World Championships in St. Moritz, he won the silver medal in the slalom.
He reached his first World Cup podium in 2018 by finishing 2nd in the giant slalom in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Manuel suffers a disqualification at the 2018 Winter Olympics in the giant but still wins a silver medal in the team event.
He earns three more World Cup podiums in early 2019, eventually taking sixth place in the slalom at the 2019 World Championships in Åre.
In 2021, he won his first World Cup race in Austria at home. In January 2022, he finished second in the giant slalom and slalom at the Swiss leg in Adelboden. He finished 3rd in the slalom event of the World Cup finals in Meribel. He finished 3rd overall in the giant slalom and 2nd in the slalom. Performances to watch for the 2023 World Championships in Courchevel Meribel!