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Jim Denney

Full name: James Jay "Jim" Denney
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: June 10, 1957 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Affiliations: Duluth XC Ski Club, Duluth (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Related Olympians: Father of Jim Denney.

Biography

Jim Denney was US ski jumping champion in 1976 and 1980. He was the top American jumper of the late 1970s, finishing 14th at the 1978 World Championships on the normal hill, and winning a World Cup normal hill event that year in Lahti, Finland. Denney graduated from the University of Minnesota at Duluth, graduating with a major in accounting and a minor in economics. In 2008 he was inducted into the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 21
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual United States USA 18
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 36
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual United States USA 8

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 21 218.9
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 21 110.7 79.0 63.2 47.5 15.5 16.0 15.5 16.0 17.0
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 24 108.2 76.5 59.2 49.0 15.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 36 192.9
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 39 93.2 70.0 47.2 46.0 16.0 14.5 14.5 16.0 15.5
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 30 99.7 75.0 55.2 44.5 15.0 14.5 15.0 15.5 13.5

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 18 191.1
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 16 99.1 89.0 51.6 47.5 15.5 15.5 16.0 17.0 16.0
1976 Winter 18 Innsbruck Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 17T 92.0 85.0 46.0 46.0 15.5 15.0 15.5 16.5 14.0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 8 239.1
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 7 123.8 109.0 69.8 54.0 18.5 18.0 18.0 18.0 17.5
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 12 115.3 104.0 62.8 52.5 18.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
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