Roger Ruud (born 1 October 1958) is a Norwegian former ski jumper.

\Roger Ruud
Country Norway
Born (1958-10-01) 1 October 1958 (age 64)
Hurdal, Norway
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
World Cup career
Seasons19801986
Individual wins9
Indiv. podiums16
Indiv. starts61
Updated on 10 February 2016.

CareerEdit

He won the 1982 New Year's competition in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and finished second overall in the Four Hills Tournament that same year. He won the Holmenkollen ski jump competition in 1981.

Ruud was Norwegian champion in the large hill (1981) and twice in the normal hill (1982 and 1986). He was also Norwegian junior champion from 1975 to 1978. He also won three Norwegian Championships in Road racing.

Ruud finished 6th in the large hill and 13th in the normal hill at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.[1] He had nine additional World Cup career victories from 1980 to 1985.

In 2009, he has spent 30 days in prison for speeding.[2]

World CupEdit

StandingsEdit

Season Overall 4H
1979/80 26 21
1980/81   4
1981/82 8  
1982/83 20 22
1983/84 45 18
1984/85 23 32
1985/86 68

WinsEdit

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 1979/80 27 February 1980     St. Moritz Olympiaschanze K94 NH
2 1980/81 10 January 1981     Harrachov Čerťák K120 LH
3 11 January 1981     Liberec Ještěd B K88 NH
4 26 February 1981     Chamonix Le Mont K95 NH
5 28 February 1981     St. Nizier Dauphine K112 LH
6 15 March 1981     Oslo Holmenkollbakken K105 LH
7 1981/82 20 December 1981     Cortina d’Ampezzo Trampolino Italia K92 NH
8 1 January 1982     Garmisch-Partenkirchen Große Olympiaschanze K107 LH
9 1984/85 8 January 1985     Cortina d’Ampezzo Trampolino Italia K92 NH

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roger Ruud. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Enger, Thomas. "Stjernene det lukter svidd av". Nettavisen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 20 August 2009.

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