Full name: Fritz Pellkofer
Born: August 3, 1902 in Bayrischzell, Bayern, Germany
Died: January 23, 1943 in Rossosh, Voronezh, Russia
Affiliations: SC Bayrischzell, Bayrischzell (GER)
Sport: Cross Country Skiing
Fritz Pellkofer formed the well-known “Bayrischzeller Kleeblatt” with his teammates Gustl Müller and Hans Bauer. In 1922 they founded the Skiclub Bayrischzell and in 1930, the Bayrischzeller Skischule, together with non-Olympian Wastl Bucher. Pellkofer was German Champion in the 4 x 10 km relay with Bayrischer Skiverband in 1928 and patron of "Die Rote Wand" (The Red Wall) in Geitau. He captained the 1936 German Olympic team. During World War II, he was declared missing in action in Russia.
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