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ANDERS JOHNSON
Sport Discipline: Ski Jumping
2014 Olympic Events: Normal Hill, Large Hill, Team Large Hill
Height: 6-3
Weight: 165
DOB: 4/23/89
Birthplace: Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Hometown: Park City, Utah
Current Residence: Park City, Utah
High School: Winter Sports School (Park City, Utah) '07
College: Devry University, Hospitality Management
Coach(es): Clint Jones
ROAD TO SOCHI
Johnson made his Olympic debut at age 16, becoming the youngest U.S. Olympic ski jumper in history. Since then, he's earned four national titles and made two world championships appearances. He was sidelined from a knee injury in 2009, but recovered in time to compete at the Vancouver Games, in which he aided the U.S. to a top-10 finish in the team event. He is making his third Olympic appearance.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 10th (team), 49th (normal hill)
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, 14th (team)
  • 2013 World Championships, 6th (team)
  • 2012-13 Lillehammer World Cup, 5th (team)
  • 2009-10 Lahti World Cup, 12th (team)
  • Four-time national champion (2008-09, 2011-12)
  • Seven-time junior world championships participant (2003-09)
PERSONAL
Son of Alan and Christine Johnson…Has one sister, Alissa…Sister is a member of the U.S. National Ski Jumping Team…Father is a longtime ski jumping coach…Hobbies include running and biking.
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