Remo Fischer ends ends professional skiing career

19 May 2014 08:59
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Switzerland's Remo Fischer has decided to end his professional skiing career.  The 32-year-old skier is going to become a manager of sports facilities of BASPO in Magglingen in August. 

The 2014/15 season with the FIS Nordic World Championships in Falun (SWE ) should have been the last for Remo Fischer as an active top Cross-Country skier. Now, the end has come sooner than expected. Since 2003 Fishcer has worked 50% at BASPO  will take over the position of the head of sports facilities and maintenance in August.

"I am still absolutely fit and healthy and could have continued to compete for a while. However, this job at BASPO is for me a huge opportunity," Remo Fischer commented. 

Remo Fischer participated in his career in three Olympic Winter Games (2006, 2010 and 2014 ) and five FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. His best individual result in the World Cup was the 3rd place in  50km  in Oslo 2008. In 2010 he was a member of the Swiss relay team, which won the World Cup in La Clusaz. He became a four-time individual and one relay Swiss Champion, in 2011 he won the Engadin Ski Marathon.

Swiss Ski press release