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Martin FUCHS

Martin FUCHS is a Swiss athlete and competes in Jumping.

Name Martin FUCHS
FEI ID 10030545
Gender Male
Date of Birth 13/07/1992
Competing for Switzerland - SUI
Registration Jumping 2020
Last update 05/09/2019
FEI Database



Jumping 70x70
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He first tried the sport at age five.
Why this sport? His parents were both involved in the sport at international level.
Club / Team Fuchssportpferde AG: Zurich, SUI
Name of coach Thomas Fuchs [national, father]
General Interest
Hobbies Playing ice hockey, sports in general. (martinfuchs.ch, 31 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning individual silver at the 2018 World Equestrian Games [WEG] in Tryon, NC, United States of America. (reiterjournal.com, 23 Sep 2018)
Most influential person in career His family. (martinfuchs.ch, 14 Jun 2018)
Hero / Idol Swiss rider Steve Guerdat. (tagblatt.ch, 02 May 2019)
Injuries In January 2017 he fell from his horse and was kicked in the nose while competing at an event in Zurich, Switzerland. (noellefloyd.com, 30 Jan 2017)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He does not leave his house without his watch. (martinfuchs.ch, 31 Jan 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto "The most important day is today." (martinfuchs.ch, 31 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours In 2011 he stood alongside International Equestrian Federation [FEI] President Princess Haya of Jordan for the official ceremony to open the FEI's new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. (asoif.com, 09 May 2011)
Famous relatives His father Thomas represented Switzerland in equestrian jumping at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. His uncle Markus acted as chef d'equipe for the Swiss equestrian team at the 2012 Games in London. His mother Renata competed in elite riding events and was Swiss champion in 1990. (pferdonline.ch, 26 Jul 2015; SportsDeskOnline, 28 Jan 2015; migrosmagazin.ch, 19 May 2014)
Other information STABLES He owns and operates a horse riding facility in Wangi, Switzerland. (suedostschweiz.ch, 27 Aug 2019; tagblatt.ch, 02 May 2019)
Further Personal Information
Residence Wängi, SUI
Occupation Athlete, Business Owner, Coach, Horse Trainer
Languages English, German