Casey Larson

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Casey Larson
2017-09-30 COC Klingenthal Casey Larson.jpg
Country United States
Born (1998-12-16) 16 December 1998 (age 19)
United States
Ski clubNorge Ski Club
Personal best216.5 m (710 ft)
Vikersund, 18 March 2017
World Cup career
Seasons2017–present
Indiv. starts1
Team starts6
Updated on 25 March 2018.

Casey Larson (born 16 December 1998) is an American ski jumper. According to historian Bill Malon, he became the 100,000th Olympic male athlete to compete at both summer and winter Olympics of modern era.[1]

Career[edit]

He set a new hill record of 105 meters on the K90 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado at the “early snow” competition.

He participated in the Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway and Junior World Championships in Rasnov, Romania in 2016.[2]

Casey Larson is one of three Chicago-area teens to make the 2018 Olympic Ski-Jumping Team.[3] He finished at 39th place at normal hill individual.

Education[edit]

Larson attended Barrington High School in Barrington, IL, a north-west suburb of Chicago.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall 4H SF RA W5 P7
2016/17 55 N/A N/A
2017/18 57
  • Standings through 25 March 2018

Individual starts (1)[edit]

did not compete (–); failed to qualify (q); disqualified (DQ)
Season 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Points
2016/17 Kuusamo Kuusamo Klingenthal Lillehammer Lillehammer Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Wisła Wisła Zakopane Willingen Oberstdorf Oberstdorf Sapporo Sapporo Pyeongchang Pyeongchang Oslo Trondheim Vikersund Planica Planica 0
q DQ 48 q q
2017/18 Wisła Kuusamo Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Titisee-Neustadt Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Tauplitz Zakopane Willingen Willingen Lahti Oslo Lillehammer Trondheim Vikersund Planica Planica
q q

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Casey Larson makes history with ski jump at Olympics". CBSnews.com. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Casey Lanson profile on USA Nordic". publisherusanordic.org. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  3. ^ Danahey, Mike. "3 Chicago-area ski club members make U.S. Olympic ski jump team: 'Unprecedented'". The Courier-News. The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 10 February 2018.

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