Ramsau am Dachstein is located on an elevated plateau between the Dachstein range and the Enns valley in the state of Styria, Austria. The town with its 2.700 inhabitants is famous for its excellent winter sports facilities, a fact that the FIS recognized with awarding the 1999 FIS Nordic Ski World Championships to the region. In the course of the 20th century, several ski jumps were erected in Ramsau. In addition to that, Ramsau also hosts the base station of a cable car which goes up to the Dachstein glacier, which offers a year-round resort for Alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing.
Ramsau am Dachstein is a traditional Nordic Combined venue, the HS 98 hill, which was constructed in 1995, is currently not used for World Cups of the ski jumpers. Since 1995/96, Ramsau has been an annual fixed point on the Nordic Combined calendar. The cross-country track leads through stadium, which is located only several hundred metres next to the hill, thrice in the course of a race.
Past winners & podiums
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Fabian Rießle climbed up the last step on the podium in Ramsau am Dachstein today and set his sixth World Cup victory. In a finish line sprint, he beat Italian Alessandro Pittin, who rose like phoenix from the ashes today and set his first podium result in two years. With the third place, Finland's Eero Hirvonen achieved his third podium result this winter, finishing +1.5 seconds after the winner.
Eric Frenzel has won his 42nd World Cup in Ramsau am Dachstein. After a mediocre season start, the 29-year-old beat teammate Fabian Rießle by 0.7 seconds. Jan Schmid continued his excellent season 2017/18 with a third rank, +8.1 seconds after Frenzel.
Nordic Combined fans can look forward to a wintry weekend in Austria’s Ramsau am Dachstein resort. The home crowd will be able to cheer the following local heroes on:
The good winter conditions of the 2017/18 season continue. Austrian Snow Controller Robert Krautgartner gave the green light for the events from the 15h till 17th of December.
The incredible German success streak continues also on the second day in Ramsau am Dachstein. Again, Team Germany took all the available podium positions with Eric Frenzel claiming his third victory, Fabian Rießle finishing 0.8 seconds later on his 26th birthday and youngster Vinzenz Geiger claimed his career-first podium 23.4 seconds after Frenzel.
World Cup leader Johannes Rydzek has returned to the top of the podium in the Austrian venue of Ramsau am Dachstein. After an intense fight until the finish line, Rydzek proved to be the stronger man in a duel with teammate Fabian Rießle. Eric Frenzel claimed the third position and Vinzenz Geiger made the German glory day complete with a fourth place.