Nicholas Alexander (ski jumper)

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Nicholas Alexander
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup 2014 - Engelberg - 20141220 - Nicholas Alexander.jpg
Country  United States
Born (1988-08-24) 24 August 1988 (age 28)
Brattleboro, Vermont, US
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Ski club Lebanon Outing Club
Personal best 184 m (604 ft)
Planica, 19 March 2010
World Cup career
Seasons 2010
20132016
Indiv. starts 21
Team starts 6
Updated on 2 August 2016.

Nicholas "Nick" Alexander (born 24 August 1988) is an American former ski jumper.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Early years[edit]

He was born in Brattleboro, Vermont and has residence in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Alexander learned to ski and ski jump from members of the Lebanon Outing Club at the Storrs Hill Ski area. He made his world cup debut in Kuusamo in 2009. He is a member of the US Men's Ski Jumping Team and he is an Olympian who competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

US Nationals[edit]

Alexander won the 2013 Men's US National Ski Jumping Championship in Lake Placid, NY on the normal olympic hill. He was second that same year in 2013 in the Men's US National Ski Jumping Championship in Park City, UT on the large olympic hill. He also won the 2009 Men's US National Ski Jumping Championship in Lake Placid, NY, on the only hill jumped that year, the normal olympic hill.

2010 season[edit]

His best winter World Cup finish was 38th in the large hill event in March 2010 in Finland.

Alexander finished tenth in the team flying hill event at the FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2010 in Planica. He qualified in 29th place for the individual competition at this same event. He set his personal best 184 metres (604 ft) in this event.

At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he finished 11th in the team large hill, 40th in the individual large hill, and 41st in the individual normal hill events.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall 4H SF NT
2009/10 56 57
2012/13 N/A
2013/14 N/A
2014/15 78 N/A
2015/16 61 N/A

Individual starts (21)[edit]

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 27 28 29 30 31 Points
2009/10 Kuusamo Lillehammer Lillehammer Engelberg Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Bad Mitterndorf Bad Mitterndorf Sapporo Sapporo Zakopane Zakopane Oberstdorf Klingenthal Willingen Lahti Kuopio Lillehammer Oslo 0
44 46 q 45 42 42 q 48 q q q 38 53 q q
2012/13 Lillehammer Lillehammer Kuusamo Krasnaja Polana Krasnaja Polana Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Wisła Zakopane Sapporo Sapporo Vikersund Vikersund Harrachov Harrachov Klingenthal Oberstdorf Lahti Kuopio Trondheim Oslo Planica Planica 0
q q
2013/14 Klingenthal Kuusamo Lillehammer Lillehammer Titisee-Neustadt Titisee-Neustadt Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Tauplitz Tauplitz Wisła Zakopane Sapporo Sapporo Willingen Willingen Falun Lahti Lahti Kuopio Trondheim Oslo Planica Planica 0
q q q q q q q 45 q q q
2014/15 Klingenthal Kuusamo Kuusamo Lillehammer Lillehammer Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Tauplitz Wisła Zakopane Sapporo Sapporo Willingen Willingen Titisee-Neustadt Titisee-Neustadt Vikersund Vikersund Lahti Kuopio Trondheim Oslo Oslo Planica Planica 4
q q 48 45 q q q q q 44 42 27 7 q
2015/16 Klingenthal Lillehammer Lillehammer Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Willingen Zakopane Sapporo Sapporo Trondheim Vikersund Vikersund Vikersund Lahti Lahti Kuopio Almaty Almaty Wisła Titisee-Neustadt Planica Planica Planica 0
36 q 38 q q q q 47 50 q q q q q 35 54 q

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicholas Alexander personal profile". teamusa.org. Retrieved 7 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "nbc olympics". nbcolympics.com. Retrieved 7 February 2010. 

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