Laureus World Action Sportsman of the Year 2013

The Austrian Felix Baumgartner was presented with the coveted Award by Laureus World Sports Academy Members Michael Phelps and Tony Hawk at the globally televised Awards Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. The Laureus World Sports Awards are the premier honours on the international sporting calendar. The winners are chosen by the Laureus World Sports Academy, the ultimate sports jury, made up of 46 of the greatest living sportsmen and sportswomen.

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  • in 2012, he won the BAMBI award in the category “Millennium”
  • in 2012, Felix was named one of “The Man of the year 2012” by Top Gear magazine
  • in 2013 he received the MANKIND AWARD at the SPIKE GUYS CHOICE AWARD
  • FLYING MAGAZINE ranked him number 46 on their 2013 list of the “51 HEROES OF AVIATION” – he was THE YOUNGEST – ranked living person on the list.
  • Top 5 of CNN’s Most Intriguing People of 2012 – Felix Baumgartner
  • STREAMY AWARDS – Best Live Event – The project Red Bull Stratos – Felix Baumgartner
  • 2015 – STEIGER award for his entire career as a sport person – the same award was given to Sir Richard Chamberlain, Boris Becker, Jean Michel Jarre, Peter Lindbergh, Christopher Lee, Bob Geldof and many others.