Utforkulen Beat Feuz (35) is in his final season as a top mountain climber.
Feuz announced it Instagram Wednesday.
– Pushing boundaries and taking risks has been my passion for skiing for many years. My emotions are often the key to success. Now that the feeling says that physical limits have been reached, Feuz started before confirming that his active career as an alpinist will end on January 21, 2023.
Then the legendary Kitzbühel descent, which Feuz won last season, was run. One weekend earlier there was downhill and super-G at Feuz’s home track in Wengen, Switzerland.
– I’m happy to finish my favorite run Wengen and Kitzbühel, wrote Feuz.
– So many good duels. Will enjoy your last race, commented Kjetil Jansrud – as himself quit as a mountain climber after Kvitfjell’s descent in March – in a Feuz Instagram post.
Feuz has been one of the leading mountain climbers for several years, and has three Olympic medals and three World Cup medals among others.
During the Olympics in Beijing earlier this year, she dropped to Olympic gold in the downhill.
Switzerland also has 16 World Cup wins, and a total of 59 World Cup podiums. A total of four times he won the downhill cup.
This season, Feuz hasn’t picked up the same pace as seen in previous seasons, and fifth place in the Lake Louise descent at the end of November was the 35-year-old’s best season yet.
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