German skiing jumper who won a yellow metal medal on the 2014 Sochi Olympics. He also earned the 2015 Globe Cup for skiing jumping. That same season, he place the German record using a 245 meter longer jump. He initial made an appearance in the Continental Glass in 2004. By January 2016, he previously six jumps greater than 230 meters, enough for 7th most all-time. He was created in Freyung, situated in what was after that Western world Germany. He defeat out achieved Slovenian skiing jumper Peter Prevc for the 2015 Globe Cup.