Eric FRENZEL

Eric FRENZEL
Country
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Germany
Born
Gender
Gender
Male
Zodiac
Zodiac
Sagittarius

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Languages: German - English
Birth place: Annaberg- Buchholz
Residence: Geyer
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Bindings: Winair
Boots: Rass
Suit: Meininger
Personal
Occupation: Sports Soldier
Education: School
Children: 1
Hobbies: Volleyball - Music
SPORTS
Ski Club: WSC Erzgebirge Oberwiesenthal
National Coach: Hermann Weinbuch
Othersports: Soccer
Majorinjuries: Brain trauma, broken arm
  • Eric Frenzel is another one of the athletes who have Nordic Combined in their blood. In Eric's case, his father who also coached his first training group introduced Eric to Nordic Combined at a very early age. Eric started skiing when he was just two years old and made his first jumps when he was six.

    Frenzel's first career highlight came when he won the gold medal at the World Championships in Oslo in 2011. He will also go down in the history of Nordic Combined as the first winner of a Penalty Race in Lillehammer during the season 2011/12. In the following winter, he established himself firmly among Nordic Combined's top athletes by winning another World Championship title and the World Cup overall ranking in the same winter.

    After the Olympic season of 2013/14, Eric Frenzel ascended to the rank of a superstar of the discipline. The by then 25-year-old entered his name into the history books as the big dominator of the winter, winning all there is to win including an Olympic gold medal, the overall World Cup title for the second time in a row and the title in the newly created season highlight, the Nordic Combined TRIPLE.

    Though facing some difficulties in the following season of 2014/15, he stil took home the overall World Cup title, for the third consecutive time in a row and was also unbeatable at the second edition of the TRIPLE.

    In the following winter, finding words to describe Frenzel's astonishing performances turned difficult. Not only did the by then 27-year-old win the triple TRIPLE in an incredible race against all odds, he also raised his World Cup victory count to 31, making him the most successful German Nordic Combined athlete in the history of the discipline. At the end of the winter, he also took home his fourth consecutive crystal globe, a feat that only legendary Finnish athlete Hannu Manninen accomplished before.

    In his free time, Eric likes to spend time together with his friends and his wife Laura whom he met at the Elite School of Winter Sports in Oberwiesenthal. In 2007, they welcomed their son Philipp. He also likes to play other sports like soccer and volleyball.

     

Latest World Cup Results

DateDisciplinePlaceCountryCatRankPoints
1686706.03.2016Gundersen NH HS106/15.0 KSchonachGERWorld Cup8
1686605.03.2016Gundersen NH HS106/10.0 KSchonachGERWorld Cup1
1686028.02.2016Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KVal di FiemmeITAWorld Cup4
1685927.02.2016Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KVal di FiemmeITAWorld Cup2
1685523.02.2016Gundersen LH HS127/10.0 KKuopioFINWorld Cup7
1685321.02.2016Gundersen LH HS130/10.0 KLahtiFINWorld Cup2
1685119.02.2016Gundersen LH HS130/10.0 KLahtiFINWorld Cup1
1684210.02.2016Gundersen LH HS140/10.0 KTrondheimNORWorld Cup1
1684109.02.2016Gundersen LH HS140/10.0 KTrondheimNORWorld Cup2
1683806.02.2016Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KOsloNORWorld Cup3
1683231.01.2016Gundersen NH HS109/10.0 KSeefeldAUTWorld Cup1
1683130.01.2016Gundersen NH HS109/10.0 KSeefeldAUTWorld Cup1
1683029.01.2016Gundersen NH HS109/5.0 KmSeefeldAUTWorld Cup1
1682524.01.2016Gundersen LH HS118/10.0 KChaux-NeuveFRAWorld Cup2
1682423.01.2016Gundersen LH HS118/10.0 KChaux-NeuveFRAWorld Cup1
1679020.12.2015Gundersen NH HS98/10.0 KmRamsau am DachsteinAUTWorld Cup1
1678919.12.2015Gundersen NH HS98/10.0 KmRamsau am DachsteinAUTWorld Cup7
1677606.12.2015Gundersen LH HS100/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup5
1677505.12.2015Gundersen LH HS138/10,0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup21

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