11 January 1962 |
|Height||177 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Personal best||191 m (627 ft)
Planica, 15 Mar 1987
|World Cup career|
|Overall titles||1 (1987)|
|Updated on 10 February 2016.|
Vegard Opaas (born 11 January 1962) is a Norwegian former ski jumper.
He had his biggest season in 1987 when he became the first Norwegian ski jumper to win the overall World Cup. Espen Bredesen has been the other ski jumper from Norway to match that performance in 1993/94.
That same year he won three medals at the world championships in Oberstdorf. This included two silvers (individual large hill, team large hill) and one bronze (individual normal hill). He also finished eighth in the normal hill event at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo he also participated in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.
|1||1983/84||6 December 1983||Thunder Bay||Big Thunder K120||LH|
|2||1985/86||14 December 1985||Lake Placid||MacKenzie Intervale K114||LH|
|3||1986/87||13 December 1986||Lake Placid||MacKenzie Intervale K114||LH|
|4||30 December 1986||Oberstdorf||Schattenbergschanze K115||LH|
|5||11 January 1987||Štrbské Pleso||MS 1970 B K88||NH|
|6||20 March 1987||Oslo||Marikollen K85||NH|
|7||1988/89||11 December 1988||Lake Placid||MacKenzie Intervale K86||NH|
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