Winter Sports The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping  

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Ski jumping takes precision, coordination, and a lot of bravery, so these ski jumping greats deserve recognition for making it to the Olympics. The famous ski jumping event is a staple of the winter games and these Olympians are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed. Almost every one of these historic ski jumping Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. However, only one jumper can be deemed the best. Vote for the most outstanding jumpers below to help make tht decision. 

In addition to jumpers like Matti Hautamäki and Thomas Morgenstern, you'll find up and coming Olympians like Andreas Wellinger and Sara Takanashi on this list. Help answer the question, "Who is the best ski jumping competitor of all time?" 

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Adam Małysz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Poland Adam Henryk Małysz is a Polish former ski jumper. The most important of Małysz's successes are 4 individual Olympic Games medals, 4 individual World Championships gold medals, 4 individual World ...more

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Kamil Stoch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Poland Kamil Wiktor Stoch is a Polish ski jumper, a member of the national team, World Champion 2013 and double Olympic Champion 2014, a participant of the Olympic Games, bronze medalist in team at ...more

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Robert Johansson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Robert Johansson Norway Robert Johansson is a Norwegian ski jumper. He finished fourth in the team competition at the 2009 Junior World Ski Championships, and also competed at the 2010 Junior World Ski Championships. ...more

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Katharina Althaus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Germany Katharina Althaus is a ski jumper.

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Sara Takanashi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Japan Sara Takanashi is a Japanese ski jumper who won two consecutive Ladies' FIS Ski Jumping World Cup overall titles in 2012–13 and 2013–14.

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Matti Nykänen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Finland Matti Ensio Nykänen (17 July 1963 – 4 February 2019) was a Finnish former ski jumper who won five Olympic medals, nine World Championships medals and 22 Finnish Championships medals and won ...more

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Andreas Wellinger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Andreas Wellinger Germany Andreas Wellinger (born 28 August 1995) is a German ski jumper. His career-best achievements include the individual gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics plus, in team competitions, gold medals ...more

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Simon Ammann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Switzerland Simon Ammann is a Swiss ski jumper and double Olympic Champion at both the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Noriaki Kasai is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Japan Noriaki Kasai is a Japanese ski jumper. Kasai holds many World Cup records, including those for individual starts, team starts, and the most seasons performing in the World Cup. He has competed ...more

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Janne Ahonen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Finland Janne Petteri Ahonen is a Finnish ski jumper.

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Gregor Schlierenzauer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Austria Gregor Schlierenzauer, is an Austrian ski jumper. He began his senior career in 2005–06 with one win and three additional podiums in the Ski Jumping Grand Prix, and made his World Cup debut in ...more

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Thomas Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Austria Thomas Morgenstern is an Austrian former ski jumper. He is one of the most successful contemporary ski jumpers, having won the World Cup twice; the Four Hills Tournament and the Nordic ...more

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Stefan Hula, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Poland Stefan Hula, Jr. is a Polish ski jumper who has competed since 2002. He competed twice at the Winter Olympic Games in Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010. His best result is the first place on the ...more

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Matti Hautamäki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Finland Matti Antero Hautamäki is a Finnish former ski jumper. He is one of Finland's most successful ski jumpers, having won sixteen FIS Ski Jumping World Cup events, multiple medals at the Ski ...more

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Peter Prevc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Slovenia Peter Prevc is a Slovenian ski jumper competing at World Cup level. He won a silver and a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, a silver and a bronze at the 2013 Nordic World Ski ...more

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Martin Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Germany Martin Schmitt is a German former ski jumper, and one of Germany's most successful athletes. Beginning his competitive career at the Furtwangen area skiing club in Germany, his and Sven ...more

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Kazuyoshi Funaki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Japan Kazuyoshi Funaki is a Japanese ski jumper. He ranked among the most successful sportsmen of its discipline, particularly in the 1990s. Funaki is known for his special variant of the V-style, in ...more

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Primož Peterka is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Slovenia Primož Peterka is a Slovenian former ski jumper. During his career he won fifteen World Cup events and two consecutive World Cup titles, making him the third most successful Slovenian winter ...more

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Anders Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Norway Anders Jacobsen is a Norwegian ski jumper, representing Ringkollen Skiklubb, and the youngest Norwegian to have won the Four Hills Tournament. He has competed since 2003.

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Roar Ljøkelsøy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Norway Roar Ljøkelsøy is a Norwegian former ski jumper.

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Martin Koch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Austria Martin Koch is an Austrian former ski jumper.

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Maren Lundby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Maren Lundby Norway Maren Lundby is a Norwegian ski jumper, who represents the club Kolbukameratene IL.

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Johann André Forfang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Johann André Forfang

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Stefan Kraft is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
ZacharyWilliams added Stefan Kraft Austria Stefan Kraft is an Austrian ski jumper.

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Bjørn Einar Romøren is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Ski Jumping
Norway Bjørn Einar Romøren is a Norwegian former ski jumper who represented Øvrevoll Hosle IL in Bærum.