Klaus Obermeyer

founder of Sport Obermeyer

Klaus F. Obermeyer (born December 2, 1919) is a German-born American businessman. He is the founder of Sport Obermeyer, Ltd. Obermeyer was born in Oberstaufen, Germany.[1] He was added into the U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in 1997.[2]

He created the first nylon windshirt. He also created the first mirrored ski sunglasses from vaporized metal.[3]

Obermeyer turned 100 in December 2019.[4]

References change

  1. "Snowboard and Ski Column". Archived from the original on 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2009-05-03.
  2. http://www.skihall.com/HonoredMember.asp?MemberID=247http://www.coloradoskihalloffame.com/images_bio_htm_files/Klaus_Obermeyer.htm[permanent dead link]
  3. "Klaus Obermeyer Awarded 17th Annual BEWI Award". Archived from the original on 2006-06-28. Retrieved 2009-05-27.
  4. Condon, Scott (2019-12-02). "One for the ages — Aspen helps Klaus Obermeyer celebrate his 100th birthday". The Aspen Times. Retrieved 2019-12-04.