Curriculum Vitae

Hubert Neuper, one of the most famous Austrian ski-jumpers was born on the 29th of September 1960 in Bad Aussee. Today, he acts as event manager and lecturer.

 

1979/80 Hubert Neuper won the four hills tournament and was the first world cup winner of all hills in history. The following season Hubert Neuper once again won the four hills tournament and achieved fourth rank in the world cup season. At the Olympic Games in Lake Placid in 1980 and the Nordic World Ski Championships 1982 in Oslo, he won a silver medal. During 1983/84 Neuper once again managed to become second best in the world cup season and his last world cup jump successly accurred on the 6th of January 1985 during the four hills tournament in Bischofshofen.

 
After terminating his career as sportsman, Neuper decided to become a pilot and simultaneously lead the family-owned ski school in Bad Mitterndorf. Since 1993 Neuper acts as organizational head of ski-flying events at Kulm, where 1996 and 2006 world championships took place. Between 1997 and 2000 Neuper actet as the managing direktor of Austria's foundation supoorting young sportsman. During this period Neuper initiated the Worlds Sports Awards of the century. This awards was held on the 19th of November 1999 at the Opera house in Vienna. A jury, under the IOC-president Juan Antonio Smaranch awarded the word's best sportsmen of the century. In 2001, Neuper then organized the World Sports Award in London in the name of newly found World Sports Awards Foundation.

 
After 2001, the World Sports  Award merged with Laureus Awards, which is an annual highlight in the sports scene.

 

Hubert Neuper now acts as CEO of Neuper & Team GmbH, which organizes the ski-flying world cups at Kulm. Additionally, Neuper operates a ski-school and ski-rental place in Bad Mitterndorf, owns the pub "Spring In" and a small ski hut "Ursprung Alm" and lectures for companies as well as private seminars and incentives.

 

Hubert Neuper is married since 1984, has two daughters, and published his autobiography "Flatline" in 2003.

  


 

Huberts 1st Interview

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