Ljøkelsøy in Oslo, 2005
31 May 1976 |
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Personal best||230.5 m (756 ft)
Planica, 20 March 2005
|World Cup career|
|Updated on 10 February 2016.|
He won his first individual World Cup event on 25 January 2003 and was a very consistent competitor in the 2003/04 and 2004/05 seasons, finishing runner-up in both. In 2003–04 he won seven out of the last eleven competitions, finishing ten points short of eventual winner Janne Ahonen. In addition to winning eleven individual and three team World Cup events, Ljøkelsøy won the ski jumping event at the Holmenkollen Ski Festival in 2004. He then won the individual and team gold medal at the 2004 Ski Flying World Championships in Planica.
At the 2005 Ski Jumping World Championships, Ljøkelsøy won a silver medal on the individual large hill and a bronze on the team large hill. In 2006, he retained his Ski Flying World Championship in Kulm, winning with over twenty points to the next competitor, despite feeling ill. The next day, he led the Norwegian team to victory in the team event, together with Ingebrigtsen, Romøren and Lars Bystøl. At the 2007 Ski Jumping World Championships in Sapporo, Ljøkelsøy won silver on the team large hill and bronze on the individual large hill.
Ljøkelsøy retired from the sport after competing in the 2010 Ski Flying World Championships in Planica, with his last official jump being 193.5 metres.
|1||2002/03||25 January 2003||Sapporo||Ōkurayama K120 (night)||LH|
|2||2003/04||6 December 2003||Trondheim||Granåsen K120 (night)||LH|
|3||20 December 2003||Engelberg||Gross-Titlis-Schanze HS 137||LH|
|4||24 January 2004||Sapporo||Ōkurayama K120 (night)||LH|
|5||25 January 2004||Sapporo||Ōkurayama K120||LH|
|6||7 February 2004||Oberstdorf||Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze K185||FH|
|7||12 March 2004||Lillehammer||Lysgårdsbakken K120 (night)||LH|
|8||14 March 2004||Oslo||Holmenkollbakken K115||LH|
|9||2004/05||29 January 2005||Zakopane||Wielka Krokiew HS134 (night)||LH|
|10||6 February 2005||Sapporo||Ōkurayama HS134||LH|
|11||2005/06||22 January 2006||Sapporo||Ōkurayama HS134||LH|