Manuel FAISST

a.k.a. Manu

Manuel FAISST
Country
SLO
Germany
Born
Gender
Gender
Male
Zodiac
Zodiac
Capricorn

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Languages: German - English - French
Birth place: Furtwangen
Residence: Freiburg im Breisgau
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Personal
Occupation: Sports soldier
Education: A level
Hobbies: Sports - Computer - Skiing
SPORTS
Ski Club: SV Baiersbronn
National Coach: Hermann Weinbuch
  • Germany's Manuel Faisst is another one of the athletes who have Nordic Combined in their blood. In Faisst's case, his father has been a Nordic Combined athlete himself and worked as a coach at Faisst's home club of Baiersbronn. 4-year-old Manuel skied down the outrun of the 10-metre hill at Bergergrund and by 5 years, he had already made his first jumps.

    Soon, Faisst's ambitious personality payed off and he kept collecting medals and trophies in his younger years. In 2009, Faisst won at the European Youth Olympic Festical in Sczcyrk and the OPA Games at his home venue in Baiersbronn, as well as making his debut in the World Cup at Lillehammer. He achieved his first World Cup Top Ten result in 2011 at Ramsau am Dachstein with a career-best seventh rank. 

    In his most successful season so far (2012/13), Faisst dominated the Junior World Championships at Liberec, walking away with all possible gold medals in the two individual and one team event as well as getting started at university in Freiburg where Faisst is studying law.

Latest World Cup Results

DateDisciplinePlaceCountryCatRankPoints
1650914.03.2015Gundersen LH HS134/15.0 KOsloNORWorld Cup19
1650712.03.2015Gundersen LH HS140/10.0 KTrondheimNORWorld Cup17
1650106.03.2015Gundersen LH HS130/10.0 KLahtiFINWorld Cup22
1646801.02.2015Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KVal di FiemmeITAWorld Cup16
1646630.01.2015Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KVal di FiemmeITAWorld Cup27
1646024.01.2015Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KSapporoJPNWorld Cup9
1645923.01.2015Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KSapporoJPNWorld Cup24
1645418.01.2015Gundersen NH HS109/15.0 KSeefeldAUTWorld Cup28
1645317.01.2015Gundersen NH HS109/10.0 KSeefeldAUTWorld Cup25
1645216.01.2015Gundersen NH HS109/5.0 KmSeefeldAUTWorld Cup25
1644711.01.2015Gundersen LH HS118/10.0 KChaux-NeuveFRAWorld Cup21
1644610.01.2015Gundersen LH HS118/10.0 KChaux-NeuveFRAWorld Cup29
1644004.01.2015Gundersen NH HS106/10.0 KSchonachGERWorld Cup31
1642621.12.2014Gundersen NH HS98/10.0 KmRamsauAUTWorld Cup31
1641207.12.2014Gundersen LH HS138/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup19
1641106.12.2014Gundersen LH HS138/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup29
1640429.11.2014Gundersen LH HS142/10.0 KRukaFINWorld Cup12

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