164: Alexis Pinterault, French Ski Racer

In Episode 164, Iain speaks with Alexis Pinterault – the most successful French ski racer of all time. 

Alexis made his World Cup debut at 17 and has since won 34 World Cup races. He has represented France at six World Championships and three Winter Olympics (winning two Bronze medals). 


– Alexis finished 5th in the Slalom in Val d’Isere (1:30)

– The Courchevel-Meribel World Ski Championships take place from 06-19 February 2023 (2:20)

– His first turns were on the Pralong slope in Courchevel (4:30)

– Pinterault was World Junior Champion in 2009 (6:00)

– Alexis won the overall ‘Crystal Globe’ in 2021 (7:30)

– ‘Winter Legacy’ takes place in Courchevel on 07-08 April (9:00)

– Alexis’ book ‘From Gold to Crystal’ is currently only available in French, German and Italian (14:30)

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