Gerg, Hilde (1975—)
Gerg, Hilde (1975—)
German skier. Pronunciation: Gairg. Born on October 19, 1975, in Bad Toelz, West Germany.
Finished 15th overall in World Cup standings (1995–96); finished 3rd overall in World Cup standings and in the top four in all seven World Cup Super G's (1996–97); won the bronze medal in the Super G and the combined in the World Championships in Sestriere (1997); finished 7th in World Cup downhill standings (1997); won the Olympic gold medal at Nagano in the women's slalom (1998).
Hilde Gerg was born in Bad Toelz, West Germany, in 1975. Her family home was in the mountains of the Bavarian Alps, where she had to ski down the slope daily to attend school. In 1998, after over five years on the tour, Gerg won the gold medal at Nagano in the women's slalom; Deborah Compagnoni won the silver, and Zali Steggall of Australia came in third. Gerg also won a bronze in the combined for a German sweep, coming in behind Katja Seizinger who took the gold and Martina Ertl who took the silver.
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