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As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I'm still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career.

As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I'm still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career.

I'm happy to belong to this group of top champions having excelled here. ---->>>

I lost races because I wanted too much to win them in beating my rivals. ---->>>

I still have many goals left, especially the Overall World Cup standings. ---->>>

The crowd is wonderful. There is always a superb atmosphere in the finish area. It's good for the World Cup. I missed it a lot when I had to rest and it's so nice to be back here. ---->>>

My attitude on skis is different now. I have learned to put less pressure on myself and on the edges of my skis when I'm racing, to be keep myself more under control. ---->>>

There is no pressure on me, I can take a lot of risks in the coming weeks. I feel free to ski the way I decide on race-day because the overall title was not my main target this winter. ---->>>

When you have won everything in your career, what's left? Why go on? ---->>>

Franz Klammer was my great idol in my younger years. ---->>>

It was necessary to organize my career to remain at the top level until Salt Lake City. ---->>>

One victory more or less doesn't make the difference for me now. ---->>>

For the moment, the snow is quite wet and soft. If it was hard or icy, it would be a perfect downhill for my style, because I could fight even harder. ---->>>

I have a strong lead so far, and I would be proud to win it because it remains the summit for a skier. I also aim to collect several smaller crystal trophies at Are, especially the GS Cup. ---->>>

I planned to stop in 2002 after the Salt Lake City Olympics. I felt able to remain competitive another four years, and I wanted to stop while I'm still at the top. ---->>>

Ski racing, especially downhill, is a dangerous activity and there are many accidents. It would be really too bad to lose everything because of a crash. ---->>>

At my age, you need to verify that everything is fine. I put a lot of pressure on my body, and I feel sometimes pain in my back and in my knees, so I have to be sure that I can keep on training hard before going on. ---->>>

It was really tough to race the GS a day after the downhill, but that's over now. I'm looking forward for the rest of the season which is also quite interesting. ---->>>

When I was a child, all I wanted was to enter the Austrian team and to compete on the World Cup tour. I had to fight hard to reach this. I wanted badly to win each race. ---->>>

I won a great giant slalom in Japan last week, and it gave me momentum for this final part of the season. ---->>>

It's good to ski for fun, but I still want to win races as often as possible. ---->>>

I like to win. If I lose, I'm not very happy. ---->>>

I still have more to fight for in the coming years. ---->>>

I trained well this week but I think it will take some time until I recover my best rhythm in this specialty. ---->>>

I was quite moved to see this huge crowd which attended the ceremony in the middle of the town. ---->>>

I'm quite excited to think that I will run the Olympic race here next year. ---->>>

It's funny to have become an elegant skier now. But my drive is still the same. ---->>>

This time, I took it easier. I stood up before it so as not to crash again. ---->>>

I sat down with my trainers to check my past seasons and to see what could be done to keep me motivated and in good shape. I had to find a new motivation, a new momentum. ---->>>

If I remain healthy, I can win more races, but I don't think so much about setting new records. I'm already proud to have become the leading Austrian World Cup racer. ---->>>


Nationality: Austrian
Born: 12-07, 1972
Occupation: Athlete

Hermann Maier (born 7 December 1972) is an Austrian former World Cup champion alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. Nicknamed the "Herminator", Maier ranks among the greatest alpine ski racers in history, with four overall World Cup titles (1998, 2000, 2001, 2004), two Olympic gold medals (both in 1998), and three World Championship titles (1999: 2, and 2005) (wikipedia)