Place of Birth: Ebarsdorf, GER
Place of Residence: Lobenstein, GER
Ski Club: WSV Bad Lobenstein
A native of East Germany, Axel Teichmann won his first ski race at the age of 8. Twelve years later Axel would go on to compete for a unified Germany. Upon completion of his secondary education Teichmann joined the German armed forces as a military athlete and entering the World Cup circuit. Teichmann has since gone on to win the two world championships in addition to numerous Olympic medals.