One of Europe's most accomplished badminton players, he won gold in the men's singles event at the 2014 European Badminton Championships and also received gold medals at three separate European Mixed Team Badminton Championships (in 2009, 2011, and 2015).
At the start of his career, he earned a bronze medal in the 2008 European Championships.
He won the 2015 German Open, the 2014 Indonesia Open, the 2013 French Open, the 2010 Denmark Open and the 2009 Bitburger Open. He also won team bronze medals in both the 2012 Thomas Cup and the 2013 Sudirman Cup.
He was born and raised in Aalborg, Denmark.
He lost in the 2015 All England Super Series badminton finals to star Chinese player Chen Long.