|Full name||Sarah Hendrickson|
1 August 1994 |
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Club||Park City Nordic Ski Club|
|Personal best||126 m (Park City)|
|Updated on 20 March 2013.|
Sarah Hendrickson is an American ski jumper, 2013 World Champion and a member of the Visa Team. Hendrickson was born on August 1, 1994 in Salt Lake City, UT. She attended Park City High School until 2011 when she began competing in World Cup competitions for Ski Jumping, at which time she moved to The Winter Sports School in Park City, where she graduated in November 2012.
Sarah Hendrickson took 1st place on December 3, 2011 in Lillehammer and won her first World Cup ski jumping overall in season 2011/12. She has 13 World Cup wins in total. She also has two individual victories from the Continental Cup in Zakopane and Bischofsgrün.
On 21 August 2013, Sarah Hendrickson suffered a knee ligament damage in Oberstdorf. Hendrickson is the last of five top female jumpers who, within a few months, had a bad fall and had to rest forcedly for a long recovery period, thus putting their good chances at the Olympic Games in Sochi at risk:
On 12 January 2013, Daniela Iraschko, the 2011 World Champion, fell in Hinterzarten and withdrew, Anja Tepeš suffered a serious injury on 17 March in Oslo, 2013 Cup de France winner Espiau suffered a knee injury in June and on 12 August 2013 Alexandra Pretorius, two-times women's Grand Prix winner, suffered a serious knee injury in Courchevel.
World Cup victories
|2011-12||Dec 03, 2011||Lillehammer||HS100|
|Jan 08, 2012||Hinterzarten||HS108|
|Jan 14, 2012||Val di Fiemme||HS106|
|Jan 15, 2012||HS106|
|Feb 11, 2012||Ljubno||HS95|
|Feb 12, 2012||HS95|
|Mar 03, 2012||Zaō||HS100|
|Mar 04, 2012||HS100|
|Mar 09, 2012||Oslo||HS106|
|2012-13||Dec 08, 2012||Sochi||HS106|
|Jan 12, 2013||Hinterzarten||HS108|
|Mar 15, 2013||Trondheim||HS105|
|Mar 17, 2013||Oslo||HS134|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Sarah Hendrickson.|
- See http://olympictalk.nbcsports.com/2013/08/21/sarah-hendrickson-ski-jumping-injury/. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- See http://berkutschi.com/de/front/news/show/2590-daniela-iraschko-erfolgreich-operiert. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- See http://berkutschi.com/en/front/news/2792-anja-tepes-seriously-injured. Retrieved 21 August 2013,
- See http://www.ladiesskijumping.com/wiadomosci/467/French-preparation-is-on-target. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
- See http://www.calgaryherald.com/sports/Calgary+jumper+injures+knee+during+training+France/8780737/story.html. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- Sarah Hendrickson – National Team skier profile at Nordic.usskiteam.com
- Sarah Hendrickson on Twitter