Maria Höfl-Riesch was already on skis at the age of three. During her active career, she won several Olympic medals and world championship titles, making her one of the most successful female ski racers of all time.

She was able to transfer the strengths and skills she acquired in top-class sport into management life.

Today she is a speaker, podcaster, co-founder and consultant for a content & celebrity management company. She has been an investor in the women’s football team FC Viktoria 1889 Berlin since 2022.
Social commitment is very important to her. Maria Höfl-Riesch supports the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation as an Academy Member and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the DFL Foundation.

Maria Höfl-Riesch Lecture topics

  • Gold must be forged

The main themes are embedded in the stories about Maria’s ups and downs on her way to the
on her way to the top of alpine skiing:

– How to always keep your goal in mind and unleash unimagined energy
– How to gain mental strength with special techniques
– How to create an environment for top performance
– How to utilise the success virtues of top-class sport for your business
– How to optimally combine the skills of the team with the individual performance of the individual
and achieve top performance
– How to emerge stronger from setbacks and improve your performance
– How to function optimally under stress and pressure and achieve goals

Successes & career

Maria Höfl-Riesch celebrated her greatest successes at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver 2010 (2 x gold) and in Sochi 2014 (1 x gold and 1 x silver). She is also a two-time world champion (2009 in Val d’Isère and 2013 in Schladming) and won the overall World Cup in 2011. She has won a total of 10 medals at the Olympic Games and World Championships and has won 27 World Cup races. She won the overall World Cup in the 2010/11 season.

After ending her career in 2014, she accompanied the ARD sports programme as a winter sports expert for 5 years. She designed a Maria collection with the fashion company Bogner and her own sportswear with the mail-order company OTTO. Since 2015, she has regularly travelled on cruises on Hapag-Lloyd’s MS Europa 2, where she trains with the guests on board. For years, Maria Höfl-Riesch was a brand ambassador for Audi and the luxury watch brand Hublot. To this day, she also maintains a great partnership with the Kitzbühel fashion company Sportalm, the functional underwear manufacturer UYN and the well-known ski brand HEAD.

Maria Höfl-Riesch is known far beyond Germany’s borders thanks to her many years of presence in the sports and business sectors. She is availablefor lectures, interviews, talks and panel discussions.

Oliver Stoldt' opinion on Maria Höfl-Riesch
Maria Höfl-Riesch is one of the greatest and most successful sports personalities. In her talks, she talks about her unique career with its highs and lows, her comebacks after injuries, willpower and motivation. Maria Höfl-Riesch is excellent at highlighting the parallels between sport and business. Book Maria Höfl-Riesch with The Premium Speakers Agency.