Zurbriggen, Pirmin

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Portrait of Pirmin Zurbriggen (click to view image source)
Pirmin Zurbriggen
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Zurbriggen, Pirmin Gender: M
born on 4 February 1963 at 03:50 (= 03:50 AM )
Place Visp, Switzerland, 46n18, 7e53
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Schmid
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°34' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 19°56 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°30'


Former alpine ski racer from Switzerland. One of the most successful ski racers ever, he won the overall World Cup title four times, an Olympic gold medal in 1988 in Downhill, and 9 World Championships medals (4 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze).

Zurbriggen left the World Cup tour in 1990 as a hero to start a family; he was married the previous summer (30 June 1989) to Monika Julen, with whom he has five children. He is the older brother of Heidi Zurbriggen, a winner of three World Cup downhill races.

Zurbriggen now runs the "Wellness Hotel Pirmin Zurbriggen" with his parents in Saas-Almagell and another, "Apparthotel Zurbriggen," in Zermatt. In addition, after his World Cup career had ended he partnered with Authier Ski company on a line of signature skis.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Siegfried Schmid collection


  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (five)
  • Vocation : Sports : Skiing (downhill)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (gold medal 1988, downhill)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession