Alpine skier Athlete Skier

Roswitha Steiner

Quick Facts

IntroAustrian alpine skier
Is Skier
Athlete
Alpine skier
From Austria
Type Sports
Genderfemale
Birth 14 June 1963, Radstadt
Age57 years
Star signGemini

Biography

Roswitha Steiner (born 14 June 1963 in Radstadt, Salzburg) is a former Austrian alpine skier.
She concluded her career at the end of the 1987/1988 season with her second win in Slalom World Cup by winning her last race in Aspen. She is married to Alois Stadlober a former Austrian cross country skier and world champion at the 1999 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Her daughter Theresa Stadlober is currently competing in the FIS Cross-country skiing World Cup, she scored 9th in the “Tour de Ski”-event 2016/17.

Achievements

1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo:

  • fourth place at alpine skiing Slalom

1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary:

  • fourth place at alpine skiing Slalom

Alpine skiing World Championship 1982 in Schladming:

  • tenth at Giant Slalom
  • seventh at Slalom

Alpine skiing World Championship 1987 in Crans-Montana:

  • Silver place at Slalom

8 World Cup race victory at Slalom

Two time Slalom World Cup winner 1985/86 and 1987/88 (There are statistics, that she would have shared first title with Erika Hess; she and Erika did gain 110 points, but Roswitha did achieve four victories, therefore she is the only one winner.)