His first victory in a World Cup competition was at Kuusamo, Finland in 2005. The following years he could not reach any top results except for ski flying competitions.
In 2010 he celebrated his second World Cup victory at Tauplitz, Austria. After two more successful ski flying competitions at Tauplitz and Oberstdorf, in which he achieved the second place each time, he won the ski flying World Cup 2009/10.
Although he often jumps only average at Normal and Large Hills, he belongs to the world's best active ski flying athletes.
He's the current holder of the national record, 232 m, set in Vikersundbakken in 2011.