TOP MEN ATHLETES

Stefan Kraft

With 10 World Cup podiums during the winter, Stefan Kraft intends to stay in the Top 3 and this time aim for first place this summer.

Kamil Stoch
  • Date of birth: 25.05.1987
  • Nationality: Polish
  • Club: AZS ZAKOPANE
  • Skis: Fischer
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With 11 wins to his credit this season, the Polish is at the top of the overall cup standing. This winter he won a gold medal at the Pyeong Chang Olympics on the big jump as well as a 3rd place during the big team jump.

Richard FREITAG
  • Date of birth: 14.08.1991
  • Nationality: Germany
  • Club: SG Nickelhuette Aue
  • Skis: Fischer
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Currently 2nd in the overall cup standing, the 27-year-old German has achieved 14 top 3 this winter and intends to take his revenge on his 21st place in Courchevel 2 years ago.

Daniel Andre Tande
  • Date of birth: 24.01.1994
  • Nationality: Norwegian
  • Club: Kongsberg IF
  • Skis: Fischer
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After an excellent winter season, the young Norwegian has 10 wins to his credit and an Olympic gold medal during the men’s team HS 140. Currently 3rd at the overall, he is one of the favourites for this summer and will try to surpass his 11th place from last year.

Andreas Wellinger
  • Date of birth: 28.08.1995
  • Nationality: German
  • Club: Sc Ruhpolding
  • Skis: Fluege.de
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Winner of the 2013 Summer Grand Prix in Courchevel when he was only 17 years old, German Andreas Wellinger is one of the sure values of the circuit. 7th last year in Courchevel he achieved exceptional Olympiads with a gold medal and two silver medals. Enough to give him confidence for the Praz ski jumping hill !

Maciej KOT

After achieving a superb 2nd place last year in Courchevel, the Polish athlete will try to reproduce his performances after 5 podiums this winter and a bronze medal on the men’s team HS140 during the Olympic Games.

Michael Hayboeck

At 27, the Austrian achieved three Top 3 during the winter. Regular jumper, he is capable of beautiful things on the Praz ski jumping hill.

Markus Eisenbichler
  • Date of birth: 03.04.1991
  • Nationality: German
  • Club: TSV Siegsdorf
  • Skis: Fischer
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An important member of the German collective for team events, Eisenbichler is also able to sign some good individual performances, as evidenced by his 2nd place last March in Lahti on the HS130.

Jonathan LEAROYD
  • Date of birth: 03.11.2000
  • Nationality: France
  • Club: Courchevel
  • Skis: Fischer
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The young French athlete is in full training after his first participation in the 2018 Olympic Games. The Courchevel inhabitant has achieved good results this winter and will aim this summer to make his best jumps.

Thomas ROCH DUPLAND
  • Date of birth: 03.02.1996
  • Nationality: France
  • Club: Saint Gervais
  • Skis: –
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The young French vice champion in special vault has made eight Top 30 finishes in the Continental Cup this season. For his second participation in Courchevel, Thomas will have the opportunity to gain experience on the international circuit.

Paul BRASME
  • Date of birth: 03.08.1997
  • Nationality: France
  • Club: US VENTRON
  • Skis: –
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At 21 years old, the Frenchman was ranked 6 times in the TOP 30 of the winter in Continental Cup. This summer, Paul will set off for the third time on the Courchevel ski jumping hill with the intention to finish in the top 30.

TOP LADIES ATHLETES

Maren Lundby
  • Date of birth: 07.09.1994
  • Nationality: Norwegian
  • Club: Kolbukameratene
  • Skis: Fischer
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The Norwegian athlete leads the overall cup standing with 15 wins to her name and an Olympic gold medal at the HS 109. Maren seems to be the favourite for the Courchevel Grand Prix!

Katharina Althaus
  • Date of birth: 23.05.1996
  • Nationality: German
  • Club: SC 1906 Oberstdorf
  • Skis: Fischer
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The title holder of the ladies Grand Prix de Courchevel had a superb season, ranking 2nd at the overall cup standing. She won a silver medal at the Pyeong Chang Olympics on the HS109. One thing is sure, the 22-years-old German girl will do everything to win in Courchevel.

Sarah Takanashi
  • Date of birth: 08.10.1996
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Club: Kamikawa Junior High School
  • Skis: Elan
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The Japanese is a real machine to win, 2nd last year in Courchevel, she won 7 races this season and does not intend to stop !

Irina AVAKUMOVA
  • Date of birth: 14.09.1991
  • Nationality: Russia
  • Club: Moscow RGSH Stolitsa Dinamo
  • Skis: Fischer
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The 27 year old Russian girl was ranked at the 4th place last year on the Praz jumps. This season she has stepped  5 times onto the podium and intends to do the same this summer!

Yuki Ito
  • Date of birth: 10.05.1994
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Club: Tsuchiya Home Ski Team
  • Skis: Fischer
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Very regularly on the Courchevel podium, the 24 year old Japanese is currently 4th in the general classification and has the firm intention to score points in Courchevel.

Carina Vogt
  • Date of birth: 05.02.1992
  • Nationality: German
  • Club: Ski-club Degenfeld
  • Skis: Fischer
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The German reference of the circuit has unfortunately only been on the podium twice this winter. Will this athlete, Olympic champion in Sochi in 2014 use Courchevel as a springboard to her first victory of the season?

Léa Lemare
  • Date of birth: 21.06.1996
  • Nationality: France
  • Club: Courchevel
  • Skis: Fischer
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The courchevelloise achieved a good season with a first place in Kandersteg in FIS Cup and a third place by team Hinterzarten in Germany on the HS 108. No doubt that Lea will arrive reboosted for the Courchevel stage.

Lucile Morat
  • Date of birth: 15.06.2001
  • Nationality: France
  • Club: Courchevel
  • Skis: Fischer
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The young courchevelloise achieved her first Olympic Games this winter, she also took the 3rd place at the World Junior Championships in Kandersteg and Hinterzarten in the World Cup. In the middle of the climb, will Lucile Morat equal her 5th place of last year in Courchevel?

Romane Dieu
  • Date of birth: 19.12.2000
  • Nationality: France
  • Club: Courchevel
  • Skis: Fischer
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With two third places by team and a third place in the Alpen Cup of Chaux-neuve, Romane did a good season and is determined to show all her abilities in Courchevel.

Julia CLAIR
  • Date of birth: 20.03.1994
  • Nationality: France
  • Club: XONRUPT
  • Skis: –
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This season, the 24 years-old from the Vosges has distinguished herself with two magnificent 3rd places at the Continental Cup in Brotterode, the FIS Cup in Kandersteg and a 3rd place by team in Hinterzarten. After her 20th place last year in Courchevel, the Frenchwoman plans to enter the top 10 this summer!