Armin Niederer

Disciplines: SkiFrom: Klosters, SUI SUIBorn: 02/28/87

About Armin

The understated driving force of the Swiss team, Niederer has been on the squad since 2004 and has three national championships in his country. Since his last X Games appearance in 2012, he was the top finishing Swiss skier at the 2014 Olympics (7th) and he's gained 15 pounds (now 171) to give him more momentum on the X Course. A member of the Swiss military, Armin trains full-time, but is also a carpenter by trade.

  • X Games Aspen 2016 will be his fourth appearance; best finish 2010, 8th.
  • Finished 2nd at the last event before XG 2016 (Jan. 23, CAN).
  • Finished 7th at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Ski Cross.
  • 2009, 2012 & 2014 Swiss National Champion.
  • 3rd at the 2007 Junior World Ski Championships.

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X Games Competition History

Winter X Games Aspen 2012 SKI Skier X13th
Winter X 2010 SKI Skier X8th
Winter X 2009 SKI Skier X21th