In the 1970s, Hans Hinterseer became famous as a member of the Austrian Ski Team. He won six alpine skiing World Cup races in Slalom skiing and Giant Slalom skiing. In 1973 he won the alpine skiing World Cup in Giant Slalom skiing. In 1974 he won the silver medal at the world championship in St. Moritz, and also participated at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.Music and acting careerIn 1994, he started a career as a singer, and is currently prominent as a performer in a romantic and heimat genre. He has also acted in several films, also following a Heimatfilm theme.