Jurij Tepeš

Jurij Tepeš
FIS Ski Weltcup Titisee-Neustadt 2016 - Jurij Tepes2 (cropped).jpg
Country  Slovenia
Born (1989-02-14) 14 February 1989 (age 31)
Ljubljana, SR Slovenia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Personal best 244 m (801 ft)
Planica, 22 March 2015
World Cup career
Seasons 2006
20082020
Individual wins 2
Team wins 9
Indiv. podiums 7
Team podiums 16
Indiv. starts 197
Team starts 35

Jurij Tepeš (born 14 February 1989) is a former Slovenian ski jumper.[1]

Career

Tepeš won a bronze medal at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 in Oslo in the team large hill event. In the 2010–11 season he got his first podium in World Cup team event with Slovenia. For the first time in his career he won individual in a Grand Prix competition in Almaty, Kazakhstan.[2]

At the FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2012 in Vikersund, he won the bronze medal with Slovenia. In this competition, Tepeš jumped the Slovenian national record with 235.5 m (773 ft).[citation needed] He won individual in a Grand Prix competition in Almaty for the second time in his career.[3]

The 2012–13 was the most successful World Cup season in his career. In Vikersund he set his personal best jump with 237 m (778 ft).[4] His first individual podium came in Harrachov in February 2013, where he finished third.[5] He won his first individual World Cup event in Planica in March 2013.[6]

On 22 March 2015 in Planica, Tepeš became one of the few ski jumpers to achieve a "perfect jump", with all five judges giving him top style marks of 20.[7]

World Cup

Standings

Season Overall 4H SF RA W5 P7 NT
2005/06 57 N/A N/A N/A N/A 55
2007/08 56 69 N/A N/A N/A N/A 60
2009/10 71 30 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2010/11 34 26 20 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011/12 24 36 19 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012/13 13 45 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013/14 18 33 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014/15 13 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) N/A N/A N/A N/A
2015/16 21 44 12 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016/17 20 23 8 21 N/A N/A N/A
2017/18 50 29 33 N/A
2018/19 59 35 48 N/A
2019/20 49 22 40 N/A N/A

Wins

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2012/13 24 March 2013   Slovenia Planica Letalnica bratov Gorišek HS215 FH
2 2014/15 22 March 2015   Slovenia Planica Letalnica bratov Gorišek HS225 FH

Personal life

His father, Miran Tepeš, was also a ski jumper. He was also a technical delegate at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup events.[8] His sister Anja used to compete in the Ladies' World Cup before her retirement in 2015.[9]

References

  1. ^ To. G. (23 June 2020). "Jurij Tepeš postavil smuči v kot, zdaj v trenerske vode" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  2. ^ D. O. (30 August 2011). "Tepeš: Občutek po prvi zmagi je odličen". Delo (in Slovenian). Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Jurij Tepes repeats last year's win in Almaty". berkutschi.com. 22 September 2013. Archived from the original on 10 April 2013.
  4. ^ "All the Norwegians Go Through–Super-Jump by Tepes". vikersund.no. 27 January 2013. Archived from the original on 28 March 2013.
  5. ^ S. J.; A. V. (3 February 2013). "Stopničke Kranjca in Tepeša v Harrachovu" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  6. ^ "Prva zmaga Jurija Tepeša v karieri". planica.si (in Slovenian). 24 March 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  7. ^ M. Ž.; Š. Ro. (21 March 2015). "Dvojna slovenska zmaga z grenkim priokusom: Tepeš prvi in Prevc drugi, Freundu globus". Delo (in Slovenian). Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  8. ^ Alenka Teran Košir (3 March 2018). "Miran Tepeš v drugačni luči" (in Slovenian). Siol. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  9. ^ To. G. (29 September 2015). "Anja Tepeš zaradi zdravja končala skakalno kariero" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 26 February 2019.

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