Hall of Famer

Horst Bulau

Affiliated Discipline(s): Jumping
Date of Birth / Death: 1962
Hometown: Paris, ON / Collingwood, ON
Active Career Period: 1978 - 1988
Induction CSHF: 1994
Induction Category: Jumping
Horst Bulau. CSHFM Collection.

Horst Bulau had an outstanding ski jumping career from 1978 until his retirement from active competition in 1988. In 1978/1979, and 1982/1983 he was a recipient of the John Semmelink Memorial Award (Awarded by the Canadian Amateur Ski Association to the skier who through sportsmanship, conduct and ability best represents Canada in international competition.) The Sports Federation of Canada named him Athlete of the Month in March 1981, January 1982 and March 1983. At the Tribute of Champions event he was the recipient of an Excellence Award in 1982, 1983 and 1984. On January 18, 1983 he received an Award of Excellence from the provincial government of Ontario.

He represented Canada in both the 70m and 90m Ski Jumping events at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games, Sarajevo, Jugoslavia, and the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, Calgary, Alberta.

For 10-years he was on the World Cup ski jumping circuit competing in a total of 129 events.

Competition Highlights:

1978
1st place, 90m Jumping event, Canadian National Junior Championships.
3rd place, 90m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.

1979
1st place, 70m Jumping event, Junior World Championships.

1980
3rd place, 70m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.

1981
1st place, 90 m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
1st place, 70m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.
1st place, 70m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.
1st place, 70m Jumping event, United States Jumping Championships.
1st place, 90m Jumping event, United States Jumping Championships.

1981
2nd place, 70m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Lahti, Finland.
1st place, 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Skuibakken, Norway.
3rd place overall, World Cup Final Ski Jumping Standings.

1982
1st place, 70m event, World Cup competition, Sapporo, Japan.
2nd place, 90m event, World Cup competition, Sapporo, Japan.
1st place, 90m Jumping event, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
3rd place, 70m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Lahti, Finland.
3rd place overall, World Cup Final Ski Jumping Standings.
1st place, 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Obersdorf, Germany.

1983
3rd place, 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Innsbruck, Austria.
1st place, 70m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
1st place, 70M Jumping event, World Cup competition, St Moritz, Switzerland.
1st place, Jumping event, World Cup competition, Gstaad, Switzerland.
1st place, 70m event, Canadian National Championships.
1st place, 90m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.
2nd place, ski flying event, World Cup competition, Vikersund, Norway.
1st place, 70m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Falun, Sweden.
1st place, 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Lahti, Finland.
3rd place, 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Baerum, Norway.
2nd place, 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Oslo, Norway.
2nd place. 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Planica, Jugoslavia.
2nd place overall, World Cup Ski Jumping Final Standings.
1st place, 70m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
3rd place, 90m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
3rd place, 70m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Lake Placid, United States.

1984
2nd place, 70m Jumping event, World Cup competition, Cortina, Italy
1st place, 70m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.
1st place, 90m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.

1985
2nd place, 70m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.

1986
1st place, 70m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.
2nd place, 90m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.

1987
2nd place, 90m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.

1988
2nd place, 70m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.
3rd place, 90m Jumping event, Canadian National Championships.

Horst Bulau ski jumping at 1979 Junior World Nordic Championship. CSHFM Collection. Photo Ken Waterman.

Horst Bulau ski jumping at Camp Fortune in Old Chelsea, QC. CSHFM Collection. Photo Ted Morris.

Horst Bulau. ski jumping
Horst Bulau. Athlete Information Bureau.
Horst Bulau at 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Alberta.
Horst Bulau at 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Alberta. CSHFM Collection.

National Junior Jumping Team: Chris Ferguson, Kaarlo Rautio, Kirk Allen, Horst Bulau (coach),?,?, Kevin Allen. Cross Country Canada.

National Ski Jumping Team 1984
Canadian Olympic Men’s Ski Jumping Team 1984 [top row]: David Brown, Horst Bulau [bottom row]: Steve Collins, Ron Richards. Canadian Ski Association
L to R: Fred Morris, Steve Collins, Horst Bulau. At the Château Laurier, Ottawa, ON. Steve Collins was named Athlete of the Month in March 1980
L to R: Fred Morris, Steve Collins, Horst Bulau. At the Château Laurier, Ottawa, ON. Steve Collins was named Athlete of the Month in March 1980 by the Sports Federation. Ski Canada

[L-R] R. Beauchemin, Horst Bulau, Peter Andrews, and Bill Tindale at 1994 Canadian Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. CSHFM Collection.

Peter Andrews, Horst Bulau, Réal Charette, Don Lyon, and Raymond Lanctôt at 1994 Canadian Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. CSHFM Collection.

Inductee Horst Bulau and Bill Tindale at 1994 Canadian Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. CSHFM Collection.

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