Female Professionals

Famous Female Ski Jumpers

Updated October 13, 2018 5.7k views 57 items

List of famous female ski jumpers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female ski jumpers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being ski jumpers. There are thousand of females working as ski jumpers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic ski jumpers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a ski jumper then the people below should give you inspiration.

This is a list that includes people like Bigna Windmueller and Sara Takanashi.

While this isn't a list of all female ski jumpers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female ski jumpers?" and "Who are the best female ski jumpers?"
Sarah Hendrickson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Ski Jumpers
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Sarah Catherine Hendrickson is an American ski jumper who won the first ever women's Ski Jumping World Cup season in 2011–12 and finished runner-up in 2012–13. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 24

Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah

Bigna Windmueller is a ski jumper. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 27

Birthplace: Walenstadt, Switzerland

Sara Takanashi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Ski Jumpers
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Sara Takanashi (高梨 沙羅, Takanashi Sara) (born 8 October 1996) is a Japanese ski jumper. She is the most successful female ski jumper to date, as well as one of the most successful athletes in the history of the sport, having won four World Cup titles (an all-time record shared with Matti Nykänen and Adam Małysz), five World Championship medals, and a Winter Olympic medal. As of March 2019, Takanashi holds the record for the most individual World Cup wins, male or female, with 56. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 22

Birthplace: Kamikawa, Japan

Anja Tepeš

Anja Tepes is a ski jumper. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 27

Birthplace: Trbovlje, Slovenia