Nicholas Alexander (ski jumper)

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Nicholas Alexander
Personal information
Born August 24, 1988 (1988-08-24) (age 26)
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Country  United States
Sport Ski jumping

Nicholas "Nick" Alexander (born August 24, 1988) is an American ski jumper from Lebanon, New Hampshire, who has competed internationally since 2007. He is a member of the US Men's Ski Jumping Team and he is an Olympian who competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Alexander learned to ski and ski jump from members of the Lebanon Outing Club at the Storrs Hill Ski area.

Career results[edit]

US National Competitions[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.

Ski jumping FIS Cup[edit]

Alexander's best career finish was fifth at an FIS Cup event in Austria in 2009.

Ski jumping Continental Cup[edit]

Alexander has had 5 top ten Continental Cup finishes. A 3rd place, podium career best, on 01-26-2013 in Neustadt Germany. As well as 10th place on January 24, 2010 in Bischofshofen Austria, 9th place at Alpensia Resort Korea on September 5, 2009, 7th place at Alpensia Resort Korea on September 3, 2009 and 8th in Pragelato Italy on March 15, 2009.

Ski jumping World Cup, Summer World Cup (Grand Prix), World Championships and Winter Olympics[edit]

His best Grand Prix (summer World Cup) finish was 14th TWICE in Almaty Kazakhstan in the individual large hill competitions on Sept 21 and 22 in 2013.

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.

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.