Kriechmayr joins Head

"Vincent Kriechmayr has already demonstrated what he can do with his past successes. The fact that we are bringing him to HEAD in these difficult times is also an indication of our clear commitment to racing," says HEAD Racing Director Rainer Salzgeber. "It's awesome that with Vincent Kriechmayr and Matthias Mayer we now have the two best speed discipline skiers in Austria, who are also training together using our equipment. I expect not only advantages for us from this constellation. I am sure that with HEAD they can both take another step forward. Vincent Kriechmayr's focus is of course on the speed disciplines, but he also wants to nail the Giant Slalom next season."

"I was looking for a new challenge and would like to take the next step as a HEAD World Cup Rebel. It's because of the success HEAD has had in recent years that I looked for a way of racing with them. I get on well with all the people here at HEAD, and I immediately felt good with the equipment. My goal is very simple: I want to become even better. I also want to take my Giant Slalom to the next level," says Vincent Kriechmayr happily.

Kriechmayr, who competes in Downhill, Super G, GS and Alpine Combined, has successful record including: Silver medal Super-G World Championship Aare 2019, Bronze medal Downhill World Championship Aare 2019, six World Cup victories (Super-G Beaver Creek 2017, Downhill Aare 2018, Super-G Aare 2018, Downhill Wengen 2019, Super-G Val Gardena 2019, Super-G Hinterstoder 2020)

There have been a few moves in and out within the Head stable of athletes this summer already: Estelle Alphand has also joined Head this summer while Stephanie Brunner has moved to Atomic and Anna Veith has retired. Rising Austrian speed racer Christian Walder has also left Head and moved to Salomon while Justin Murisier has moved from Nordica to Head. Mats Olsson and Andre Myhrer have also retired.

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