Elias Flatscher wrestles both Greco and Freestyle in the highest national league in Austria, but cross-trains in other wrestling styles such as Sambo, Judo, Sumo and Ranggeln whenever he has the chance. He has been involved in HEMA (wrestling and gladiator fighting) since 2008. From 2011-2012 he doubled as a wrestling advisor for the OCHS in Bamberg. Since 2014, he has held various HEMA wrestling workshops at Dreynevent (2014 and 2017), at HEMA Celje (2017) and in Freiburg (2017).
In his everyday life, he is a medieval archaeologist and currently works as a post-doc at the University of Innsbruck.