During his active career as a sportsman, Tim Lobinger was a world-class track and field athlete. He broke the 6 meter marker as the first German pole jumper. He was a 15-time German champion and took part in several Olympic games. Following his sports career, he worked as an athletic coach for the upcoming football club RB Leipzig.
He lives with his wife and son in Munich where he ran a training studio for competitive athletes. On 16 February 2023, the former world-class pole vaulter lost his battle with cancer. He passed away surrounded by his family and close frieds.