|— Alpine skier —|
28 September 1987 |
Maribor, SR Slovenia,
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|World Cup debut||6 March 2008|
|Teams||2 – (2010, 2014)|
|Teams||4 – (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)|
|Medals||1 (1 gold)|
|Discipline titles||1 – SX (2012)|
|Last updated on: 5 March 2017|
- 1 Career
- 2 World Cup
- 3 References
- 4 External links
Alpine skiing career
2008: Freestyle skiing career
He joined the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup. His World Cup debut performance in 2007–08 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup season was a ski cross competition on March 6, 2008 in Grindelwald, Switzerland. In the 2008–09 season he also competed in half-pipe event.
2010: First Olympics
He represented Slovenia at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where he competed in ski cross and finished in eighth place. At the 2011 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Deer Valley, where he competed in men's ski cross, he finished in eleventh place.
2012: Winter X Games medal
2012: Ski Cross title
On 11 January 2012 in Alpe d'Huez he won his first World Cup victory. He won a total of three World Cup races in that season. In the 2011–12 season he won the discipline title in ski cross and was fifth in overall ranking.
In Sochi At 2014 Winter Olympics he competed in men's ski cross where he reached the semi finals. In the small final he placed second, behind Egor Korotkov and ahead of Armin Niederer and Florian Eigler, thus ranking overall sixth in the competition.
2015: Ski Cross World Champion
On 25 January 2015 he produced a stunning performance in the final of FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships 2015 ski cross and managed to climb from third to first place in the last few meters of the race. He won his and Slovenia's first ever gold medal at the World Championship in Freestyle skiing. He shared the podium with Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, defending World and Olympic Champion, who won the silver medal and Victor Öhling Norberg, who got bronze.
2016: Mountain bike racing career
He achieved tenth place in men's four-cross at the 2016 World Championships in Val di Sole.
|1||2011/12||11 January 2012||Alpe d'Huez||SX|
|2||26 February 2012||Bischofswiesen||SX|
|3||10 March 2012||Grindelwald||SX|
|4||2012/13||13 December 2012||Telluride||SX|
|5||2015/16||13 February 2016||Idre Fjall||SX|
|6||2016/17||21 December 2016||Innichen||SX|
|7||22 December 2016||SX|
- "Season-by-season rankings". fis-ski.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
- "Filip Flisar". Sports Reference. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Filip Flisar, Freestyle Skiing". Vancouver 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "Filip Flisar – 2012 season". fis-ski.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
- "Filip Flisar". sochi2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Men's Ski Cross Finals". sochi2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Flisar and Limbacher take ski cross World Championship gold". Eurosport. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
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