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 ...

Sarah Hendrickson became the new USA Champion. Young jumper jumped 68,5 and 73 meters on the K-70 hill in Fox River Grove.Silver medal took Alissa Johnsson (65,5 and 67m) and the bronze went to Jessica Jerome (64 and 65,5m). Results:1. Sarah Hendrickson (68,5; 73m - 227,8 pts.)2. Alissa Johnsson  (65,5; 67,5m - 203,5 pts.)3. Jessica Jerome (64; 65,5m - 197,4 ...

Ema Klinec won the Slovenian Championships, that were held on HS 109 hill in Kranj last weekend. 13 year old jumped 99 and 106 meters. Second place took Spela Rogelj (97 and 106 meters) and the bronze medal went to the big favourite - Maja Vtic (94,5 and 107 meters). Only Nine girls took part in the competition. Results: 1. ...

Anette Sagen was awarded a grant of 250.000 Norwegian Crowns by IOC member Gerhard Heiberg.  Norwegian ski jumper Anette Sagen was awarded with a grant of 250.000 Crowns (about 31.000 €) by Norwegian IOC member Gerhard Heiberg. The ceremony took place during an opening of a restaurant in Oslo Holmenkollen. The prize was sponsored by Eiendomsspar AS."There are many great ...