Horst Bulau inducted in Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

06 May 2014 07:22
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Huge honor for Horst Bulau: The 51-year-old is among the six athletes who will be inducted in the Hall of Fame of Canadian Sports in 2014.

Bulau was an active ski jumper from 1978 to 1992, his first big success was winning the Gold medal at the Junior World Championships 1979.

The athlete of Ontario celebrated a total of 13 wins in the World Cup and achieved 29 podium results. In the early 1980's he was in the Top 3 of the overall World Cup three times in a row and 1982/83 he was third in the 4-Hills-Tournament.

"Horst raised the profile of ski jumping in Canada through his love of the sport, the love of his country, and the drive to be the best that he could be. No ski jumper has even come close to achieving his success. Horst has chosen to remain in Canada and volunteers in his community and inspires others with the love of sport", Canada's Sports Hall of Fame wrote in the media release.