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Mike Holland

Full name: Michael Harry "Mike" Holland
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: December 9, 1961 in Barre, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: Ford Sayre, Hanover (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Related Olympians: Brother of Jim Holland; Brother of Joe Holland.

Biography

Mike Holland competed in two Winter Olympics for the United States as a ski jumper. He is best known for one jump he made in 1985. At a ski flying meet in Planica, Slovenia, he landed at 186 metres (610 ft.), at the time a world record, though surpassed within the hour by Matti Nykänen, who went 189 metres. But Holland’s mark was the first ever jump of over 600 feet. Holland had three podium finishes in World Cup event, including a victory in 1989 at Bischofshofen, Austria, a Four Hills Tournament event, and was a five-time national champion. He had two younger brothers, Joe and Jim, who were Olympians and national champions, Joe in Nordic combined, and Jim in ski jumping.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 41
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual United States USA 37
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 33
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual United States USA 32
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Team United States USA 10

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 41 164.3
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 29 90.6 81.0 45.6 45.0 15.0 15.0 14.5 15.0 15.0
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 53 fall 73.7 87.0 55.2 18.5 6.0 6.0 4.0 7.0 6.5
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 33 174.6
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 27 92.8 79.5 44.8 48.0 15.5 15.5 16.5 16.0 16.5
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 42 81.8 74.5 36.8 45.0 15.5 14.5 15.5 15.0 14.5

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 37 154.8
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 40T 71.2 90.0 29.2 42.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 28 83.6 96.0 37.6 46.0 14.5 15.5 15.5 16.0 15.0
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 32 170.6
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 25 96.9 105.0 47.4 49.5 16.0 16.5 17.5 16.5 16.5
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 42 73.7 92.0 29.2 44.5 15.0 15.0 14.5 15.0 13.5

Men's Large Hill, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States USA Final Standings 10 189.5
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States USA Jump 1 8 99.7 107.0 50.2 49.5 17.0 16.5 16.0 17.0 15.0
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Ski Jumping United States USA Jump 2 10 89.8 101.0 41.8 48.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 15.5