November 8, 2017

Information about Simon Ammann

Personal facts

About him

  • Ski jumper
  • Born June 25, 1981
  • Grabs, Switzerland
  • 1.72 m (5 feet 8 inches)
  • 60 kg (132 pounds)

Accomplishments

Olympic Games

  • Gold medal (individual large hill – K120) in Salt Lake City, United States: 2002.
  • Gold medal (individual normal hill – K90) in Salt Lake City, United States: 2002.
  • Gold medal (individual large hill – HS140) in Vancouver, Canada: 2010.
  • Gold medal (individual normal hill – HS106) in Vancouver, Canada: 2010.
  • He participated in five Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan (1998), Salt Lake City, United States (2002), Turin, Italy (2006), Vancouver, Canada (2010) and Sochi, Russia (2014) by representing Switzerland.

Ski Flying World Championships (FIS)

  • Gold medal (individual large hill – HS215) at the Letalnica Bratov Gorišek in Planica, Slovenia: 2010.

Nordic World Ski Championships (FIS)

  • Gold medal (individual large hill – HS 134) at the Ōkurayama in Sapporo, Japan: 2007.

World Cup

  • First place of the overall standings of the FIS: season 2009-2010.
  • Rukatunturi (HS142) in Kuusamo, Finland: 2014 (two wins).
  • Schattenbergschanze (HS137) in Oberstdorf, Germany: 2013.
  • Salpausselkä (HS130) in Lathi, Finland: 2011.
  • Wielka Krokiew (HS134) in Zakopane, Poland: 2011.
  • Große Olympiaschanze (HS140) in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany: 2011.
  • Holmenkollbakken (HS134) in Oslo, Norway: 2010.
  • Lysgårdsbakken (HS138) in Lillehammer, Norway: 2010.
  • Puijo (HS127) in Kuopio, Finland: 2010.
  • Salpausselkä (HS130) in Lahti, Finland: 2010.
  • Vogtland Arena (HS140) in Klingenthal, Germany: 2010.
  • Ōkurayama (HS134) in Sapporo, Japan: 2010.
  • Gross-Titlis-Schanze (HS137) in Engelberg, Switzerland: 2009 (two wins).
  • Lysgårdsbakken (HS140) in Lillehammer, Norway: 2009.
  • Schattenbergschanze (HS137) in Oberstdorf, Germany: 2008.
  • Gross-Titlis-Schanze (HS137) in Engelberg, Switzerland: 2008.
  • Trampolino dal Ben (HS140) in Pragelato, Italy: 2008.
  • Granåsen (HS140) in Trondheim, Norway: 2008.
  • Rukatunturi (HS142) in Kuusamo, Finland: 2008.
  • Holmenkollbakken (HS128) in Oslo, Norway: 2007.
  • Lysgårdsbakken (HS134) in Lillehammer, Norway: 2006.
  • Holmenkollbakken (K115) in Oslo, Norway: 2002.

Grand Prix

  • HS140 in Courchevel, France: 2009.
  • Trampolino dal Ben (HS140) in Pragelato, Italy: 2009.
  • HS108 in Hinterzarten, Germany: 2009.
  • HS131 in Hakuba, Japan: 2008 (two wins).
  • Bauhenk (HS109) in Kranj, Slovenia: 2006.

Award

  • Holmenkollen Medal: 2007.

Ski jumping fact

Personal best

  • 238.50 metres at the Vikersundbakkenim in Vikersund, Norway: 2011.