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  Primoz Peterka -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Primoz Peterka -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
In 2002 another documentary Peterka: leto odločitve (Peterka: a year of decision) was directed by Vlado Škafar and is about his way out of his personal crisis.
Till now he won at 15 events, thus being the most successful Slovenian winter sports (A person trained to compete in sports) athlete and also one of the most successful Slovenian (An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition) sports personalities.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/primoz_peterka.htm   (1052 words)

 Peterka: Year of Decision
This documentary film about Primoz Peterka is a living film monument to the young champion and his decision to find his way back to the top; however, it is also a film about a young man and his maturing.
The film shows a year in the life of Primoz Peterka, one of the greatest Slovenian champions and idols, twice the winner of the Ski Jumping World Championship.
Primoz Peterka reached every goal he dared dream about that year.
www.film-sklad.si /html/festival2003/en/programme/official-selection/peterka   (373 words)

 BBC SPORT | OTHER SPORTS | Ski jumper cropped
Primoz Peterka from Slovenia will not be called up until he gets his hair cut.
However sources within the Federation say that Peterka had been angered by a clause in the contract which ordered him to cut his hair.
Peterka took part in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, finishing fifth and sixth in the long hill and normal hill jumps.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/other_sports/839648.stm   (247 words)

 ESPN.com: OLY - Peterka ends Hannawald's Four Hills jump streak
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- Slovenia's Primoz Peterka won the prestigious Four Hills ski jump Wednesday, ending Sven Hannawald's streak of five consecutive victories.
Peterka overcame strong wind to cover 123.5 meters on both jumps, finishing with 264.6 points.
Peterka is second in the Four Hills standings behind Janne Ahonen.
espn.go.com /oly/news/2003/0101/1485376.html   (242 words)

 Rok Benkovič - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His biggest success came with the 2005 Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf, where he became world champion on normal hill HS 100 on February 19th 2005, second gold medal for Slovenia after Petek's victory in Predazzo in 1991.
The very next day, together with Primoz Peterka, Jure Bogataj and Jernej Damjan, he won the bronze medal in a team competition for Slovenia.
He lives in Kamnik and is member of Mengeš ski club.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rok_Benkovic   (146 words)

 Peterka Wins Under the Lights in Kuusamo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kuusamo, Finland (Friday, November 29, 2002) - Former World Cup champion Primoz Peterka opf Slovenia returned to the victory podium in as big way Friday night, winning the opening World Cup of the season by 2.2 points over defending champ Adam Malysz of Poland under the lights.
Clint Jones (Steamboat Springs, CO), the lone American to qualify, was 23rd in sub-zero weather.
Peterka jumped 131.5 and 143.5 meters for 293.5 points with Malysz going 129.5 and 144 meters for 291.3.
www.firsttracksonline.com /news/stories/103863239994161.shtm   (117 words)

 Xtratime Community - the skijumping thread
When he was winning he was the nations favourite sun, no one dared to say anything bad about him, but than when problems started, the media and the eople close to him, people that were supposed to be his friends turned their backs on him and he only sunk deeper and deeper.
22 38 Peterka, Primoz SLO 115.5 104.4 112.5 99.5 203.9
24 47 Peterka, Primoz SLO 112.5 99.5 117.0 108.1 207.6
www.xtratime.org /forums/showthread.php?t=144900&page=2   (1703 words)

 Xtratime Community - the skijumping thread
Than I'd like to say that I hope our boys, the Slovenians, will have a better winter than last year when only Zonta was of any ghood, but even he faded away after the New Year.
Peterka did quite OK during the summer grand prix even though he's not that fond of it.
They all had their periods where they dominated but they all failed to do it over a longer period.
www.xtratime.org /forums/showthread.php?t=144900&page=2   (1655 words)

 Harada goes from worst to first
Third after an initial jump of 117.5 metres, Harada produced a 123.5-metre effort in the second round for a total of 236.8 points and his first 120-metre victory of the season.
 Primoz Peterka, the World Cup champion, was runner-up.
He had a 126.5-metre jump in the final round, just one metre off the hill record, and finished with 232.6 points.
www.canoe.ca /SlamNaganoSkiJumpingArchive/dec21_har.html   (175 words)

 ESPN.com - Peterka climbs from fifth place to win
KUUSAMO, Finland -- Former World Cup winner Primoz Peterka of Slovenia beat Adam Malysz to capture the opening event of the ski jumping season Friday night.
Peterka, the World Cup overall winner in 1997 and 1998, jumped 131.5 and 143.5 meters for 293.5 points, rallying from fifth place after the first round.
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sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=1468576&type=news   (232 words)

 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Peterka, Primoz SLO 128.5 + 122.5 m 252.3 Pt.
Peterka, Primoz SLO 123,5 / 123,5 m 264,6 P. Goldberger, Andreas AUT 121,5 / 123,0 m 261,1
Primoz Peterka won his first worldcup after almost 4 years.
www.jutta-baensch.de /janneahonen.de/archive.html   (5760 words)

 Xtratime Community - Vierschanzentournee
Janda for the Czechs and for Slovenia I dunno, is Peterka from Slovenia or Slovakia?
Czech team is stronger than last 3 years but it's not a group of Champions.
He won the world cup twice and couldn't deal with all the success and money at young age.
www.xtratime.org /forum/printthread.php?t=122219   (741 words)

 Category:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Zonta, who has never been among the top three until now, becomes the fourth Slovenian ski jumper to taste World Cup success.
The most prolific winner from Slovenia is two-time overall World Cup winner Primoz Peterka with 15 wins.
Primoz Ulaga won nine times during his career, while Franci Petek won once.
www.uvi.si /eng/slovenia/news/id/index.text.html?&i1=STA-UVI&i2=ang&i3=1&i4=sptj&i5=ter_lst_021&i10=artic&i12=197BA75B21082274C1256E1200416107   (240 words)

 Alborn Wins K90 in Calgary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Calgary (AB), Canada (Tuesday, August 28, 2001) - Alaskan Alan Alborn (Anchorage) laid down the longest jump of the first round Saturday and, despite erratic winds, held off two-time World Cup champion Primoz Peterka of Slovenia to win a Continental Cup 90-meter jumping event at Canada Olympic Park.
Alborn jumped 91.5 meters and 87 for 228.0 points while Peterka had two 88-meter jumps for 221.5 points.
Finn Janne Ylijarvi (84-88.5) was third with 215.0 points and two Austrians completed the top five in a meet that included jumpers from nine nations.
www.firsttracksonline.com /news/stories/9989994237046.shtm   (261 words)

 Slovenia Business Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
"Peterka: Year of Decision", a documentary about Slovenia's best ski jumper Primoz Peterka, has been awarded a honourable mention at the 22nd international festival "Sports Movies & TV" in Milan.
The film, which has been directed by Vlado Skafar, will receive the award on Wednesday, 03 November alongside four other productions.
This means it also has the chance to be named winner, as the jury will select the winner among the shortlisted quintet.
www.gzs.si /eng/news/sbw/head.asp?idc=17154   (83 words)

 Nordic Tournament
Peterka was best of the jumpers that had to qualify.
Together with the World Champion in the Normal Hill, Rok Benkovic and the Norwegian Henning Stensrud, Peterka jumped good.
Primoz Peterka from SLO, Janne Ahonen FIN and Adam Malyz POL, was the best jumpers in the qualification today.
www.norges-skiforbund.com /nordic/news.asp?articleID=219   (88 words)

 Daily Sports Capsule
Germany's Hilde Gerg fashioned a nearly flawless run to overtake Croatia's Janica Kostelic and win the World Cup super-G in Aspen, Colo., the first speed race of the season.
Former World Cup winner Primoz Peterka of Slovenia beat Adam Malysz to capture the opening event of the ski jumping season in Kuusamo, Finland.
Olympic champion Apolo Ohno earned his first World Cup victory this season, capitalizing on a disqualification to win the 1,500-meter short-track speedskating race in St. Petersburg, Russia.
www.southcoasttoday.com /daily/11-02/11-30-02/zzzspcap.htm   (629 words)

 Blue Water Training Camps
The complex here boasts an indoor 50m pool and outdoor 50m pool as well as a running track, gym, football fields and many other first class facilities.
Its highly developed sports program and outstanding sports facilities have enabled many an athlete to achieve excellent results at national and international competitions, for example, Primoz Peterka, winner of the 1996/97 and 1997/98 World Cup in ski jumping.
The three star hotel is just a short and pleasant walk from the pool.
www.bluewatertrainingcamps.co.uk /index.php/location/51   (137 words)

 Sports: Men fight about sale of Bonds' baseball
SKIING: Felix Gottwald won for a Nordic combined sprint for the first time in more than a year, edging Ronny Ackermann by 0.4 seconds in a World Cup event in Oberhof, Germany.
Primoz Peterka won the Four Hills jump in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
RUNNING: Karl Savage and Janelle Kraus set meet records in winning the New Year's Eve 4-mile run at Central Park in New York.
www.sptimes.com /2003/01/02/Sports/Men_fight_about_sale_.shtml   (762 words)

 body(news)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — More than 70 athletes from 10 nations will participate in the Continental Cup at the Utah Olympic Park on September 1-2.
The ski jumpers competing include Primoz Peterka of Slovenia, the 1997-98 Overall World Cup Champion and winner of seven World Cups, Thomas Hoerl of Austria, a former Ski Flying world record holder at 224.5 meters, and Alan Alborn, who holds the American Ski Flying record of 210 meters.
Alborn, a U.S. Ski Team member from Anchorage, AK, also holds the summer hill record of 131.5 meters on the UOP’s K120, which he set at a FIS event last year.
www.bonus.com /contour/2002_olympics/http@@/2002.uen.org/SLC2002/body-news-1.cgi?cat_id=11338&art_id=27246   (712 words)

Slovenia became 6th with Primoz Peterka, Bine Zupan, Rok Benkovic and Robert Kranjec.
On 2nd day there was a team ski jumping Norway was first Finland 2nd an Germany was 3rd.
Slovenia became 5th with Primoz Peterka, Rok Benkovic, Robert Kranjec and Peter Zonta.
www.beepworld.de /members56/slopero/archives.htm   (359 words)

 James Balthasar's Journal
10 Primoz Peterka SLO 121.5 (7) 119 (13) 240.5
15 Primoz Peterka SLO 123.0 120.9 119.5 233.0
3 Fras, Peterka, Kranjec, Zonta SLO 483.9 462.4 946.3
www.livejournal.com /users/cone   (3129 words)

 Lahti Ski Games- 2005 - Salpausselän Kisat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Morning started off with ski jumping trainings and qualifications (HS 130).
Qualification was won by Primoz Peterka, Adam Malysz came second and world cup leader Janne Ahonen was third.
The best part of the day is yet to come: the world premier of Nordic Combined Hurricane-Sprint.
www.lahtiskigames.com /english/news/04032005.htm   (99 words)

 Sports: In brief
Olympic champion Apolo Ohno (2 minutes, 20.034 seconds) won a 1,500-meter short-track speed-skating race in St. Petersburg, Russia, his first World Cup win of the season.
Former World Cup champion Primoz Peterka of Slovenia won a season-opening ski jump in Kuusamo, Finland, with jumps of 131.5 and 143.5 meters.
Finland's Hannu Manninen won a World Cup Nordic combined in 22:21.5.
www.stpetersburgtimes.com /2002/11/30/news_pf/Sports/In_brief.shtml   (685 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Sport
Austria's World Cup overall leader Martin Hoellwarth crashes during the second round of the prestigious Four Hill tournament at the K 115 ski jump in the Olympic Ski stadium of Garmisch Partenkirchen on Wednesday.
Slovenia's Primoz Peterka won the second round ahead of Austria's Andreas Goldberger and Poland's Adam Malysz, who both reached the same result, while Finland's Janne Ahonen leads the Four Hill tournament overall ranking.
Monica Seles of the USA returns a shot during her match against Peng Shuai of China at the Hong Kong Ladies Challenge
www.tribuneindia.com /2003/20030102/sports.htm   (5068 words)

 HOPP 1996/97   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ikke kvalifisert til rennet: Kent Johanssen, Sturle Holseter og Håvard Lie.
Hoppuken sammenlagt: 1) Peterka 971,5, 2) Goldberger 943,2, 3) Thoma 943,2, 4) Okabe 924,3, 5) Saitoh 921,0, 6) Nikkola 899,0, 7) Laitinen 895,3, 8) Malysz 891,5, 9) Soininen 885,3, 10) Funaki 880,1, 11) Brenden 877,6, 12) Ottesen 849,9, 13) Ljøkelsøy 841,5, 14) Widhölzl 836,4, 15) Dessum 720,2.
Verdenscupen (10 renn): 1) Peterka 632, 2) Thoma 540, 3) Goldberger 514, 4) Brenden 447, 5) Okabe 441, 6) Funaki 411, 7) Saitoh 399, 8) Nikkola 325, 9) Ottesen 265, 10) Malysz 236....13) Bredesen 169, 17) Ljøkelsøy 122, 23) Holseter 83, 31) Johanssen 46, 41) Grønn 29.
www.vg.no /vg/sport/ski/ho060197.htm   (167 words)

 CNNSI.com - Historic Medal Tracker - Primoz Peterka - Slovenia
CNNSI.com - Historic Medal Tracker - Primoz Peterka - Slovenia
Latrell Sprewell would rather sit at home than play for an 'absurd' $1.1 million salary.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/2002/historic_medal_tracker/contestants/48355   (62 words)

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