Nissen in Parade of Champions in Calgary (2014)
August 23, 1979 |
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nissen has won one other World Cup event, at Mont Gabriel in 2006, and has placed on the podium at 10 other events. His most successful season came in 2006, when he placed 2nd overall in the World Cup standings, behind Dmitri Dashinski. Nissen's best showing at the World Championships came in 2005, when he finished 5th, also behind Dashinski.
Nissen also competed the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, qualifying for the aerials final 7th place. In the final, he was 9th after the first jump, but moved up to 5th after scoring the most points in the competition on the second jump.
World Cup Podiums
|January 23, 2000||Heavenly|
|September 8, 2001||Mount Buller|
|December 5, 2003||Ruka|
|February 19, 2005||Sauze d'Oulx|
|March 5, 2005||Špindlerův Mlýn|
|September 3, 2005||Mount Buller|
|December 16, 2005||Changchun|
|December 18, 2005||Changchun|
|January 8, 2006||Mount Gabriel|
|January 14, 2006||Deer Valley|
|February 25, 2007||Apex|
|January 18, 2009||Lake Placid|
- "Kyle Nissen Biography and Statistics". Olympics at Sportsreference.com. Retrieved 29 September 2009.
- "FIS-biography". fis-ski.com. Retrieved 29 September 2009.
- "Torino 2006 Official Report - Freestyle Skiing" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved September 29, 2009.
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