"Herr Walther Lent who was a pioneer high-mountain skier and at one time had been a partner with Hannes Schneider, the great Arlberg skier"

Known as the Father of Modern Skiing, Austrian-born Johann Schneider (1890-1955) was a pioneer of alpine skiing. The instruction method he developed whilst working as a ski guide in St. Anton became known as the Arlberg Technique, and it influenced the sport the world over. Schneider also appeared in a number of ski films by Dr. Arnold Fanck.