Peter Prevc

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Peter Prevc
Personal information
Born(1992-10-20) October 20, 1992 (age 20)
Kranj, Slovenia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Professional information
ClubSK Triglav Kranj
Personal best230 m (Vikersund 2013)
World Cup
Seasons2007-
Wins0 (+3 team)
Additional podiums0 (+4 team)
Total podiums0 (+7 team)
 
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Peter Prevc
Personal information
Born(1992-10-20) October 20, 1992 (age 20)
Kranj, Slovenia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Professional information
ClubSK Triglav Kranj
Personal best230 m (Vikersund 2013)
World Cup
Seasons2007-
Wins0 (+3 team)
Additional podiums0 (+4 team)
Total podiums0 (+7 team)

Peter Prevc (born September 20, 1992) is a Slovenian ski jumper who has competed since 2007. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he finished seventh in the individual normal hill, eighth in the team large hill, and 16th in the individual large hill events.

He is also an elder brother of two other ski jumper's Cene Prevc and Domen Prevc.

Prevc debut in world cup was on 5. of December in Lillehammer,Norway where he finished 22nd.

Prevc won a bronze medal at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 in Oslo in the Team Large Hill event.

Prevc's best World Cup finish is first in the team large hill event at Zakopane in January 2013 together with Jurij Tepeš,Robert Kranjec and Jaka Hvala and first in sky flying team event in Oberstdorf together with Jurij Tepeš, Jure Šinkovec and Robert Kranjec, while his best individual finish is 4th from Willingen in February 2012.

Prevc was also recognised as a jumper for sky flying. He made his first sky flying in Planica 2011 where he made his personal best of 196m. On 17. of February he beat his personal best 3 times. On first training in Oberstdorf he jumped 199,5m. On second training he jumped over 200m for very first time. He landed at 213m. In qualifying round he jumped over his PB once more and he landed at huge distance for Oberstdorf Heini Klopfer. He won qualification round with 221,5m. On the team event on the same weekend he jumped 225,5m (equals the Harri Olli's record) but landed hardly and fall. He had shoulder injury and his season was lost.

In individual ski flying event in Vikersund he finished 26th in first competition and together with Jurij Tepeš he finished 5th in the second individual competition. He jumped 230m (his current personal best) and 220,5m.


World Cup

Team Podiums

SeasonDateLocationPlace
2010-201119 Mar 2011Slovenia Planica, Slovenia3rd
2011-201210 Dec 2011Czech Republic Harrachov, Czech Republic3rd
19 Feb 2012Germany Oberstdorf, Germany1st
2012-201330 Nov 2012Finland Kuusamo, Finland3rd
11 Jan 2013Poland Zakopane, Poland1st
9 Feb 2013Germany Willingen, Germany1st
17 Feb 2013Germany Oberstdorf, Germany3rd


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