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Max Franz
Alpine skier
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February 2018
Disciplines Downhill, Super-G, Combined
Club SV Weissbriach
Ski Sektion – Kaern
Born 1 September 1989 (1989-09-01) (age 32)
Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
World Cup debut 28 November 2009 (age 20)
Website maxfranz.at
Olympics
Teams 2 – (2014, 2018)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 4 – (2013–21)
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 10 – (2012–2021)
Wins 3 – (2 DH, 1 SG)
Podiums 10 – (6 DH, 4 SG)
Overall titles 0 – (15th in 2015)
Discipline titles 0 – (5th in SG, 2018)

Max Franz (born 1 September 1989) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, he focuses on the speed events of Downhill and Super-G.

Career

Franz made his World Cup debut in November 2009 at Lake Louise, Canada. Three years later, Franz made his first World Cup podium in November 2012, in the Downhill at Lake Louise.

He is the cousin of alpine skier Werner Franz.

In 2017, Franz took his first World Cup win in Val Gardena in the downhill.

World cup results

Race podiums

  • 3 wins – (2 DH, 1 SG)
  • 10 podiums – (6 DH, 4 SG)
Season
Date Location Discipline Place
2013 24 Nov 2012 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Downhill 2nd
2014 26 Jan 2014 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Super-G 3rd
2015 21 Feb 2015 Austria Saalbach, Austria Downhill 2nd
2017 17 Dec 2016 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 1st
2018 26 Nov 2017 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Super-G 2nd
15 Dec 2017 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Super-G 2nd
16 Dec 2017 Downhill 3rd
2019 24 Nov 2018 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Downhill 1st
1 Dec 2018 United States Beaver Creek, USA Super-G 1st
15 Dec 2018 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 2nd

Season standings

Season
Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2011 21 140 57 39
2012 22 32 14 24 23
2013 23 26 18 9
2014 24 26 15 13 37
2015 25 15 8 10 24
2016 26 43 22 27 28
2017 27 25 6 16
2018 28 17 5 10
  2019 ^ 29 21 56 11 9
2020 30 52 18 29
2021 31 43 19 13
Standings through 17 Jan 2021
^ Season-ending injury in January 2019

World Championship results

Year
Age Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2013 23 23
2015 25 19
2017 27 13 3
2021 31 DNF

Olympic results

Year
Age Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2014 24 6 9 DNF2
2018 28 17 11
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