Katharina Althaus is a ski jumper who recently won a silver medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Read everything about her including her overall net worth.
Who is Katharina Althaus?
Katharina Althaus is a German ski jumper who was born in 1996. She recently took home a silver medal a the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in the individual NH event. She started ski jumping in 2002 when she watched her brother who was already participating in the sport. Althaus made her World Cup debut, at the age of 15, during the 2011/2012 season in Lillehamer, Norway but it wasn’t until 2015 that she helped win the mixed team ski jump world championship along with her German teammates. They were skiing in Falun at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships when they earned their victory. She brought home her first World Cup win on 12 February 2017 in Ljubno. She is nicknamed Kathi and Katha and she enjoys Skiing and playing the flugelhorn. Althaus apart from being an athlete also serves in the Army and she speaks both English and German fluently. She trained in the club SC 1906 Oberstdorf under Coach Andreas Bauer. Her older brother Daniel and younger brother Felix have both completed ski jumping at FIS Cup Level. Althaus considers the Swiss ski jumper Simon Ammann and German ski jumper Ulrike Grassler as her heroes. She was the Flag bearer of Germany at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Inssbruck, Austria. She believes in the philosophy that one must always keep fighting no matter what happens. Katharina Althaus is currently Germany’s best ski jumper and despite her young age of 21, she is already an old hand among German ski jumpers. In the summer she even outclassed high flyer Sara Takanashi from Japan at the Grand Prix in Courchevel / France. After her victory in the German championship in Oberstdorf, she talked to the customs officer. Before her recent victory at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games at the NH event, she was interviewed. She was asked what the title meant to her, and her reply? It meant a lot to her especially when you see how hard Svenja Würth and Carina Vogt have worked in training over the past few weeks and how much they jumped in the process. She won a gold medal in mixed NH event at the 2015 Falun World Championships and she won a silver medal at the individual NH event at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Net worth of the ski jumper
Her net worth is currently under review.
Katharina Althaus uploads her personal photos and her photos from her competitions on her Instagram page. She is available on Instagram @katharina_althaus.