Jurij Tepeš

Jurij Tepeš
FIS Ski Weltcup Titisee-Neustadt 2016 - Jurij Tepes2 (cropped).jpg
Country  Slovenia
Born (1989-02-14) 14 February 1989 (age 30)
Ljubljana, SR Slovenia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Ski club SD Dolomiti
Personal best 244 m (801 ft)
Planica, 22 March 2015
World Cup career
Seasons 2006
2008–present
Individual wins 2
Team wins 9
Indiv. podiums 7
Team podiums 16
Indiv. starts 193
Team starts 35
Updated on 24 March 2019.

Jurij Tepeš (born 14 February 1989) is a Slovenian ski jumper.

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.[1]

In the 2011/12 season he won for the first time with Slovenia in a World Cup team event. At the FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2012 in Vikersund he won bronze medal at team event. In this competition Tepeš jumped the Slovenian national record with 235.5 meters. He was the record holder for only a short period of time. He won individual in a Grand Prix competition in Almaty, Kazakhstan for the second time in his career.[2]

The 2012/13 was the most successful World Cup season in his career. In Vikersund he set his personal best jump with 237 meters.[3] First time in his career went on an individual podium with 3rd place in Harrachov ski flying event where he fell at hill record, official 220 meters[4] long, as measuring system was set no further than this distance (unofficially they handmeasured him 225 meters). He won three team events with Slovenia. At last he won his first career individual World Cup event in Planica.[5]

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.[6]

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, 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

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.[7] His sister Anja used to compete in the Ladies' World Cup before her retirement in 2015.[8]

References

  1. ^ "It's great to win". delo.si (slovene). 30 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Jurij Tepes repeats last year's win in Almaty". berkutschi.com. 22 September 2013. Archived from the original on 10 April 2013.
  3. ^ "All the Norwegians Go Through–Super-Jump by Tepes". vikersund.no. 27 January 2013. Archived from the original on 28 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Measuring system was set to 220 meters limit (They handmeasured him even 225 meters)". youtube. 3 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Ski Jumping – Tepes closes season with win in Planica". eurosport. 24 March 2013.
  6. ^ http://www.delo.si/sport/zimski/planica-finale-sezone-tepes-poletel-244-metrov-v-zivo.html
  7. ^ Alenka Teran Košir (3 March 2018). "Miran Tepeš v drugačni luči" (in Slovenian). Siol. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  8. ^ To. G. (29 September 2015). "Anja Tepeš zaradi zdravja končala skakalno kariero" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 26 February 2019.

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