Height: 6 feet
Weight: 200 pounds
Hometown: Flachau, near Salzburg, Austria
Pedal Power: Can pedal at 300 watts while maintaining an aerobic pace for hours.
Cycling for Skiing: Spends 10 times as many hours on the bike as on the slopes.
Blood letting: In an eight-month training phase following his accident, Maier's blood was drawn 1,106 times to check lactate levels. In that same time frame, he spent 212 hours in the saddle for the equivalent of 3,812 miles.
Claims to Fame
Website: hm1.com (Get your Hermann Maier track pants, T-shirts, and bottle openers here!)