Jussi Hautamäki

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Jussi Hautamäki in Zakopane 2008

Jussi Hautamäki in Zakopane 2008

Full name Jussi Heikki Hautamäki
nation FinlandFinland Finland
birthday April 20, 1979
place of birth OuluFinland
size 181 cm
Weight 64 kg
job Carpenter
society Puijon Hiihtoseura
Pers. Best 204 meters ( Planica 2001)
status resigned
End of career 2010
Medal table
JWM medals 0 × gold 2 × silver 0 × bronze
National medals 0 × gold 1 × silver 0 × bronze
FIS Ski jumping junior world championship
silver 1997 Canmore singles
silver 1997 Canmore team
Finnish Ski Association logo Finnish championships
silver 2010 Lahti team
Ski jumping world cup / A class jumping
 Debut in the World Cup December 30, 1995
 World Cup victories (team) 02 ( details )
 Overall World Cup 15th ( 2000/01 )
 Ski flying world cup 25th ( 2000/01 )
 Jump World Cup 24. (1999/00)
 Four Hills Tournament 25. ( 1999/00 )
 Nordic Tournament 22. (2008)
 Podium placements 1. 2. 3.
 Single jump 0 0 1
 Team jumping 2 4th 1
Ski jumping Grand Prix
 Debut in the Grand Prix August 21, 1996
 Overall Grand Prix 34th ( 2000 )

Jussi Heikki Hautamäki (born April 20, 1979 in Oulu ) is a former Finnish ski jumper and active musician . His younger brother is Matti Hautamäki , also a former ski jumper.


Athletic career

Jussi Hautamäki starts for the club Puijon Hiihtoseura (Kuopio). He started ski jumping in 1984 and made his debut in the ski jumping World Cup in jumping in Oberhof in 1995 , and achieved his first World Cup points in Engelberg in 1996 . In 1997 he won at the Junior World Championship in Canada Canmore silver in singles and with the team.

In his career, the Finn managed to win two Continental Cups . He celebrated his first victory in January 2003 in Bischofshofen , then it took until December 2006 until he was back on top of the podium in Rovaniemi . He was on the podium five times in the World Cup, each time with the team. He had his greatest success in a team competition when he was part of the victorious Finnish team in Willingen in 2001. In the individual, his best placement in the World Cup, a third place, dates from January 2001 in Sapporo . In general, the 2000/2001 season was his best, he finished 15th in the overall World Cup, although heart muscle inflammation had forced him to take a longer break from training in the summer of 2000.

Hautamäki's best result in the overall ranking of the Continental Cup is a 20th place, which dates from the 1995/1996 season.

In the winter of 2009/2010, Hautamäki only took part in national competitions and was already working as a carpenter in addition to sports. Today he only regards ski jumping as a hobby.

Musical career

Hautamäki played with his colleagues Ville Kantee ( vocals , guitar ) and Samppa Lajunen (guitar), Antti Kuisma (vocals, guitar), Kimmo Korhola ( keyboard ) and Olli Happonen ( drums ) in a band called " Vieraileva Tähti " and resembled the style of U2 . They released two CDs: VT Suomen kevein mies / Raunioissa and VT Sinivalkoiset taistelee / Tunnen tuulen ihollani . Jussi Hautamäki played the electric bass . After the breakup of this band, he now plays bass with the band The Kroisos .


World Cup victories in the team

No. date place Type
1. February 3, 2001 GermanyGermany Willingen Large hill
2. March 17, 2001 SloveniaSlovenia Planica Ski jump

Continental Cup wins in singles

No. date place Type
1. March 30, 1997 FinlandFinland Kuusamo Large hill
2. March 26, 1999 FinlandFinland Rovaniemi Normal hill
3. March 27, 1999 FinlandFinland Kuusamo Large hill
4th January 4, 2003 AustriaAustria Bischofshofen Large hill
5. December 16, 2006 FinlandFinland Rovaniemi Normal hill


World Cup placements

season space Points
1995/96 75. 013
1996/97 42. 090
1997/98 42. 076
1998/99 97. 003
1999/00 26th 230
2000/01 15th 328
2001/02 26th 174
2002/03 51. 038
2003/04 40. 071
2004/05 47. 061
2006/07 55. 034
2007/08 68. 012
2008/09 71. 009


Jussi is the oldest of three brothers. His younger brother Matti is also a ski jumper, but the youngest brother, Hannu, does not do any winter sports. In addition to sports and music, the Finn is studying computer science and electronics. Hautamäki has been married to his long-time girlfriend Kaisa since July 30, 2005. On March 24, 2007, Kia-Neela, the first daughter of the two, was born. On March 26th, 2009 their second child was born, a boy who was christened Luka. Meanwhile, a third child, a son named Kaapo, has joined them.

Web links

Commons : Jussi Hautamäki  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. http://www.the-kroisos.com/about/jussi/
  2. http://www.the-kroisos.com/about/jussi/