Accola, Paul

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Accola, Paul

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February 20, 1967 -


Paul Accola is a Swiss former professional alpine skier. He came in first in the overall World Cup in 1992, and won a total of four medals at the Winter Olympics and World Championships in the combined event. By the end of his career, he won seven World Cup victories and was on the podium 26 times, the last time being in 2000. In 2002, Accola suffered a serious ankle injury, breaking both of his talus bones. In February 2005, on his 38th birthday, Accola announced that he would retire from alpine skiing after nearly two decades in the sport.


Davos, Switzerland

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Revised February 11, 2019.




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