2 Matti Nykänen(Ski jumper)
Matti Nykänen was a Finnish ski jumper widely considered to be the greatest male ski jumper of all time. Over the course of his career, he won five Winter Olympic medals and nine World Championship medals. He won the International Masters Championship for veteran ski jumpers in 2008. He had a tumultuous personal life and faced several legal issues.
3 Peter Prevc(Slovenian Ski Jumper)
Peter Prevc is a Slovenian ski jumper best known for winning the Ski Jumping World Cup overall title in 2016. He is also known for winning gold and a silver medal at the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. A former world record holder, Peter Prevc was adjudged Slovenian Sportsman of the Year on four occasions.
4 Adam Małysz(Former Ski jumper who accomplised four individual Winter Olympic medals)
5 Dwain Weston(Skydiver, BASE Jumper)
6 Gregor Schlierenzauer(Ski jumper)
7 Sara Takanashi(Ski jumper)
8 Vinko Bogataj(Painter and Former Ski Jumper)
Vinko Bogataj is a Slovenian painter and retired ski jumper. He achieved popularity when footage of him crashing was played on ABC's Wide World of Sports. After retiring, Vinko Bogataj worked as a ski instructor, painter, and forklift operator. He achieved popularity again, this time as a painter, as his works have won awards in both the US and Europe.
9 Stefan Kraft(Ski jumper)
10 Simon Ammann(Ski jumper)
11 Marita Kramer(Ski jumper who was leading the ranking of the 2021–22 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup)
12 Thomas Morgenstern(Ski jumper)
13 Domen Prevc(Ski Jumper)
Domen Prevc is a Slovenian ski jumper who won a gold medal at the 2022 Ski Flying World Championships in Vikersund, Norway. He first achieved popularity in 2018 when he was part of the team that won the silver medal at the Ski Flying World Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany.
14 Dawid Kubacki(Ski jumper)
15 Sarah Hendrickson(Ski jumper)
16 Halvor Egner Granerud(Ski jumper)
Halvor Egner Granerud is a Norwegian ski jumper best known for winning the silver medal in the mixed team normal hill competition at the 2021 World Championship in Oberstdorf, Germany. Halvor Egner Granerud has also won gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Ski Flying World Championships.
17 Janne Ahonen(Ski jumper)
18 Piotr Zyla(Ski jumper)
19 Maren Lundby(Ski jumper)
One of the world’s most successful ski jumpers, Maren Lundby is an Olympic gold medalist and a 2-time World Champion. The Norwegian sports star was also the world’s second female ski jumping Olympic champion. She stunned her fans by withdrawing from the 2022 Winter Olympics for weight issues.
20 Johanna Bassani(Ski jumper)
21 Martin Schmitt(Ski jumper)
22 Daniela Iraschko-Stolz(Ski jumper)
23 Primož Peterka(Slovenian Former Ski Jumper Who Won Fifteen Individual World Cup Competitions)
Primož Peterka is a Slovenian retired ski jumper who won 15 individual World Cup competitions, a Ski Flying World Cup title, two successive overall World Cup titles, and the Four Hills Tournament. Primož Peterka also won bronze medals at the 2002 Olympic Games and 2005 World Championships. Peterka is considered one of the most successful Slovenian athletes of all time.
24 Jens Weißflog(Ski jumper)
25 Jan Boklöv(Ski jumper)
26 Karl Geiger(Ski jumper)
27 Robert Kranjec(Slovenian Retired Ski Jumper Who Won a Bronze Medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics)
Robert Kranjec is a Slovenian retired ski jumper best known for winning a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics. He also won a bronze at the 2011 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and an individual gold medal at the 2012 FIS Ski Flying World Championships.
28 Markus Eisenbichler(Ski jumper)
29 Cene Prevc(Slovenian Ski Jumper Who Won a Silver Medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics)
Cene Prevc is a Slovenian ski jumper. He was part of the men's large hill team that won the silver medal at the 2022 Olympics. Born into a family of ski jumpers, Prevc started his training at a young age. His brothers Domen and Peter are FIS Ski Jumping World Cup jumpers, while his father is a ski jumping referee.
30 Katharina Althaus(Ski jumper)
31 Robert Johansson(Ski jumper)
32 Timi Zajc(Slovenian Ski Jumper Who Won a Gold and Silver Medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics)
Timi Zajc is a Slovenian ski jumper who achieved international prominence in 2022 when he won a gold and silver medal at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. In the same year, Timi Zajc also won a gold and silver medal at the FIS Ski Flying World Championships in Vikersund, Norway.
33 Peter Florjančič(Inventor of Perfume Atomiser and Plastic Photographic Slide Frame)
Peter Florjančič was a Slovene Olympic athlete and inventor. He took part in the 1936 Olympic Games where he was the youngest member of the ski-jumping team from Yugoslavia. He is best remembered for inventing the perfume atomizer and plastic ice skates. Peter Florjančič's life and career inspired a documentary film that released in 2002.
34 Carina Vogt(Ski jumper)
35 Jason Lamy-Chappuis(Former ski jumper and cross-country skier who has represented France in Nordic combined ski events between 2002 and 2015)
36 Nika Kriznar(Ski Jumper)
Nika Kriznar is a Slovenian ski jumper best known for winning a gold and bronze medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. She also won a silver and bronze medal at the 2021 World Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany.
37 Lindsey Van(Ski jumper)
38 Anže Lanišek(Ski Jumper)
Anže Lanišek is a Slovenian ski jumper who won a bronze medal at the 2021 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany. Also known for his ski flying skills, Anže Lanišek competed in the 2022 Ski Flying World Championships where he helped his team win a gold medal.
39 Juliane Seyfarth(Ski jumper)
40 Ema Klinec(The First Slovenian Female Ski Jumping World Champion)
Ema Klinec is a Slovenian ski jumper who won the gold medal in the women's individual normal hill competition at the 2021 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, becoming the first Slovenian female ski jumper to do so. In the same World Championships, Ema Klinec also won the silver medal in the team normal hill competition.
41 Yuki Ito(Ski jumper)
42 Elena Runggaldier(Ski jumper)
43 Irina Avvakumova(Ski jumper)
44 Anette Sagen(Ski jumper)
Retired Norwegian ski jumper Anette Sagen is mostly known for her bronze win at the 2009 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. She is also a 3-time Continetal Cup winner and won her first World Cup in 2013. She made headlines when she wasn’t allowed to jump K-185 in Vikersund even after performing well.
45 Artti Aigro(Ski jumper)
46 Tara Geraghty-Moats(Ski jumper)
47 Silje Opseth(Ski jumper)
Silje Opseth is a Norwegian competitive ski jumper best known for winning a silver and bronze medal at the 2021 World Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany. She had earlier won a bronze medal at the 2019 World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. Silje Opseth also represented her country at the 2018 Olympics where she finished 16th in the normal hill individual event.
48 Tormod Knutsen(Nordic combined skier)
Tormod Knutsen was a Nordic combined skier from Norway. He is best remembered for winning a silver and gold medal at the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics respectively. A four-time national champion, Tormod Knutsen was honored with the prestigious Holmenkollen Medal in 1960. In 1964, Knutsen penned an autobiography titled In jumps and trails.