Felix Neureuther has called for more conservation and sustainability in the sport of skiing. “Tourism is the main economic factor in the Alps, for this reason, we need the skiing, but we need to make it as environmentally friendly as possible, and the nature of adequate resting places,” said the 34-year-old skier from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to the magazine “Playboy”.

He was going “without a guilty Conscience Ski”, is trying to keep its ecological footprint small. “We skiers also consume a lot of energy and take from us something of the nature. Since I am required to do my part, for example, in the case of CO2-emissions contribute. I build a house and attempts to make the so-climate-efficiently as possible,” said Neureuther of the magazine.

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