Last Tuesday (September, 8th) Maren Lundby finally received the long-awaited Crystal Globe for winning the overall World Cup standings 2019/2020. The award ceremony took place in Lillehammer, at Lysgaardsbakken ski jumping complex, where the second day of the RAW Air Challenge was planned. Due to strong wind the jumping was not possible and Maren's ceremony was the highlight of the ...

Ema Klinec won Cockta Cup competition that was held on 5th of September in Kranj. It was the first official start for the Slovenian jumpers since Summer Grand Prix in Frenstat. Klinec jumped 99.5 and 103.5 meters and was better than Nika Kriznar by only 2.8 points, who landed on 102.5 and 99.5 meters. Third place took Ursa Bogataj, who ...

Chika Yoshida -FIS Race Director Ladies Ski Jumping - was very satisfied after the only Summer Grand Prix competition this year, that was held last weekend in Frenstat (Czech Republic). What are your impressions after the first and only Summer Grand Prix competition this summer? Chika Yoshida: I'm absolutely satisfied with the event, it exceeded my expectations. The organizer started ...

Nika Kriznar was clearly the best athlete of the Summer Grand Prix in Frenstat. Slovenian managed to win every single round, including Friday's trainings and the trial round. Official quotes after the event: Nika Kriznar (SLO): At first, we trained at home individually and started to train together again later. Today, I am really happy, I made good jumps, even though ...

After 407 days Carina Vogt is jumping again! The Olympic Champion from Sochi lately made her first jumps since her ACL injury in July 2019. I was nervous, but as soon as I sat at the starting bar - everything was fine again.Carina Vogt The 28-year old German athlete missed the whole 2019/2020 World Cup season because of the torn ...

Sarah Hendrickson is definitely one of the best known names in the ladies ski jumping. The young US athlete won the first women's World Cup season in 2012 and a year later she became the gold medalist of the World Championships in Predazzo. Unfortunately her career was slowed down by series of injuries. Now she is getting ready for yet ...

Poland's junior ladies' ski jumping team has already conducted their first Spring training at the Skalite complex in Szczyrk. On Tuesday the Poles trained at the K-70 and K-95 hills.With various venues of the Central Sports Centre (CSC) opening in an effort to restart sports activity in Poland, more and more athletes are preparing for the challenges which await them ...

At the young age of 30, Elena Runggaldier decided to end her sports career. The World Championships 2011 silver medalist participated in every single edition of the Ladies' World Cup organized to date. Coming from a family of athletes, the Bolzano-born Italian achieved her first international success as a teenager, winning bronze, silver and gold medals in the Junior World ...

Over the last years the number of competitors in World Cups has grown and so the latest competitions were attended by the large number of 70 jumpers. While a handful of jumpers is fighting for victory, an even larger group struggles to pass qualification or to see the second round. To get an insight what's happening in that second row, ...

After Elena Runggaldier's fall at yesterday's World Cup in Sochi a concussion was diagnosed.Italy's Elena Runggaldier suffered a severe fall in the second round of the World Cup competition in Sochi on Sunday. After the dangerous fall 22-year-old was quickly able to leave the outrun on her own, but further hospital examination diagnosed a mild concussion.In the first round of ...