Top Speed S1
248.447 km/h
- Year
- Track
First S1 Season
Year of birth
190 cm
100 kg

Speed 1

Klaus Schrottshammer


Klaus Schrottshammer is Austrias most merited S1 speed skier.
He holds the Austrian national record and is a regular on the World Cup podium. The World Championship in Idre 2017 brought him a bronze medal.

Klaus is born in Bad Aussee, in the middle of Austria, with the mountains just around the corner. His Speed Ski racing carreer started in 2003 in the SDH class using standard downhill equipment. He kept racing in SDH until 2007 when he switched to S1.
In his first S1 race, in Les Arcs, Klaus joined the 200 club, with a speed of 217,52 km/h.

During his second season in the class, he took his first S1 top-10 position, and placed 6'th at the Speed Masters in Les Arcs. From 2009, Klaus has only been outside top-10 twice. His first World Cup win was in Idre 2011 in Chocken, a difficult and demanding race track. 2012 was a special season for Klaus, when he won the Crystal Globe by winning every single World Cup race! Klaus also won the Crystal globe in 2014, and has finished top 3 in the world cup ever since 2012.

Klaus current top speed was set in Vars 2016. With 248,447 km/h it's the Austrian national record and the 10'th fastest speed in the World.

Klaus lives in the scenic town of Bad Mitterndorf. When he's not searching for speed, he spends his time doing all kind of wintersport activities, mountainbiking and hunting.

I like to have my own slope to go straight ;-)