|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||26 November 1979 in Domodossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (ITA)|
|Measurements||172 cm / 74 kg|
|Affiliations||G.S. Fiamme Gialle, Roma (ITA)|
Massimiliano Blardone was a giant slalom specialist who in 2005 triumphed at two of the most difficult World Cup courses – the Granrisa at Alta Badia in Italy and the Swiss Kuonisbergli at Adelboden. He also won at Beaver Creek in 2006 and a year later at Bad Kleinkircheim.
Competing for the military club Fiamme Gialle, Blardone was a top technician with best seasonal World Cup giant slalom finishes of third in 2004 and second in both 2006 and 2007. Nationally he won two titles, Alpine combined in 1999 and giant slalom in 2001. Blardone retired from competition at the end of the 2015/16 season, after a third-place at the giant slalom in Naeba (Japan), his final podium finish. In 2016 he became a sports commentator for RAI, the Italian public television.
|2002 Winter Olympics||Alpine Skiing (Skiing)||Giant Slalom, Men||Olympic||8||Representing Italy|
|2006 Winter Olympics||Alpine Skiing (Skiing)||Super G, Men||Olympic||=29||Representing Italy|
|Giant Slalom, Men||Olympic||11|
|2010 Winter Olympics||Alpine Skiing (Skiing)||Giant Slalom, Men||Olympic||11||Representing Italy|