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Overview (3)

Born in Missoula, Montana, USA
Nickname Jez
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jason Lamy-Chappuis was born on September 9, 1986 in Missoula, Montana, USA.

Trivia (21)

Born in Missoula, Montana, USA, he lived in the United States until he was 5, living mainly at Copper Mountain, Colorado.
Is a professional ski jumper and a cross-country skier competing in the Nordic Combined.
Established himself as a top regional skier in France, he competed in his first international event in a European Cup Games competition in Planica, Slovenia during the 1999-2000 season.
Has 3 overall titles in a row for 2009-2010 season, 2010-2011 season and 2011-2012 season.
In 1991, at the age of five, moved to the small village of Bois-d'Amont in eastern France with his parents.
His father is French and his mother is American.
Is a professional ski jumper and a cross-country skier.
In 2009, won 2 bronze medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Liberec - in the 10 km individual large-hill and 10 km mass-start events.
Won the 7.5 km sprint at the 2007 Holmenkollen ski festival.
Made his Olympic debut at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, placing 11th in the Nordic combined, 4th in the sprint, and 5th in the team event.
On 14 February 2010 won the Olympic gold medal in the 10km individual normal hill. It was the closest finish in Olympic Nordic combined history - Lamy-Chappuis beat the American, Johnny Spillane by 4 seconds.
Speaks English, French and a little German.
Participated in his first ski racing events at Club Med in Copper Mountain, Colorado as a child.
In 2006 became the French champion of the Nordic combined and won two World Cup events, at Kuusamo and Sapporo.
In the beginning of his career he used to race for for N.A.S.T.A.R., the American racing program.
Has 60 individual podiums.
His club is Douane Bois-d'Amont, France.
Has 27 individual victories.
In 2001-2002 season made his debut in the French national junior team.
First ski jumping competition was in Les Rousses, France in 1991 which he won.
In the 2006-2007 season, won the World Cup overall sprint ranking and finished 2nd in the general ranking.

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