Full name: Hans Gustav Alfred Breidbach-Bernau
Born: March 16, 1921 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Died: May 15, 2014 in Bad Ischl, Oberösterreich, Austria
Sport: Art Competitions
Hans Breidbach-Bernau was a photo journalist and camera assistant in World War II, then a freelance writer (poetry, short stories, novels) as well as a competitor, coach, sports instructor, initiator and publicist in various sporting fields. He received Honorable Mention for his work “Sensenschmied” (Sythe Smith) at the 1948 Olympic Games in London.
He was also one of the pioneers of ski touring in Austria. In the winter seasons
1965-1968 he created in Seefeld along with spa director Walter Frenes
the conditions to get cross-country skiing more popular. Not at least, his ideas led to the founding of the competition "Around the Wolfgangsee".
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