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Michael ("Mike") Schmid (born 18 March 1984) is a Swiss freestyle skier who specializes in the ski cross discipline. He is the inaugural Olympic champion in the event.

He made his World Cup debut in January 2004 in Laax, and finished among the top thirty for the first time one year later, with a 22nd place in Pozza di Fassa. Then, two tenth places and a thirteenth place followed before the end of the season. He also finished sixth at the 2005 World Championships in Ruka. In the 2005–06 season he finished eighth three times, and took his first podium with a second place in Kreischberg in January. In the seasons 2006–07 and 2007–08 he finished consistently among the top ten in the World Cup, recording one more second place, and finished tenth at the 2007 World Championships in Madonna di Campiglio. In January 2009, he won a World Cup race for the first time, in St. Johann in Tirol.

Schmid won the gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics, after achieving the best time in qualification and dominating all four final runs.

He represents the sports club SK Frutigen. He uses Stöckli skis. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Schmid, Michael
Published 2006
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by Schmid, Michael
Published 1982
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by Schmid, Michael
Published 1998
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by Schmid, Michael
Published 2004
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by Schmid, Michael
Published 2017
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden

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by Schmid, Michael
Published 1987
Springer Netherlands

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by Schmid, Michael
Published 2018
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by Schmid, Michael
Published 2004
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by Maurer, Andrea, Schmid, Michael
Published 2010
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by Müller, Hans-Peter
Published 2003
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by Scherer, Gerd
Published 2001
Birkhäuser Basel
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by Müller, Hans-Peter
Published 1998
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Published 2011
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