Max Holsboer

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter, Referee
SexMale
Full nameMax Gerhard•Holsboer
Used nameMax•Holsboer
Other namesMax Holzboer
Born29 July 1883 in Davos (SUI)
Died12 January 1958 in Zürich (SUI)
AffiliationsBerliner HC, Berlin (GER)
NOC Switzerland

Biography

Max Holsboer started his career in 1910 with Genève HC, but in 1917 started playing with Berliner HC in Germany, and stayed with that club until he retired in 1935. Holsboer skated at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics, the 1911 European Championships, and the 1912 LIHG Tournament. He later refereed at the 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Olympics.

Holsboer’s career was as a chemist. He was a friend of controversial German filmmaker and actress Leni Riefenstahl and acted in several of her movies.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SUI Max Holsboer
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 5
1924 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SUI Max Holsboer
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Switzerland DNS

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1936 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SUI Max Holsboer
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Group B Czechoslovakia — Sweden Referee
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Group D Great Britain — Sweden Referee

Special Notes