With a population of about 180.000 people, Trondheim is the third biggest city in Norway and located in Sør-Trøndelag county. It was founded as early as 997 as a trading post and was the capital of Norway in the Viking Age until 1217. Trondheim it also famous for its Nidaros cathedral.
The Nordic skiing venue in Trondheim is called Granåsen and Nordic Combined World Cup and Continental Cup competitions have been hosted there quite regularly in the last years. Granåsen features a large HS 140 and a normal HS 105 hill and the stands can host up to 40.000 visitors. The first hill was inagurated in Graåsen in 1940 and since then, many reconstructions have taken place, the last one in 2008 when the large hill was transformed from HS 131 to HS 140. From 2013/14, the World Cup tours of ski jumping, ladies ski jumping and Nordic Combined stop in Trondheim. In 1997, Trondheim hosted the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.
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Have a look at the great competitions in Trondheim again and relive Jørgen Graabak's home victory and Eric Frenzel's next stroke of genius.
Another exciting and fun competition day waited for the 90 participants of the FIS Youth Cup Nordic Combined in Trondheim and after the Scandinavians had dominated the first competition day, the Nordic Combined youth showed its diversity and high level of performance on the second day.
After two competitions with „just“ second and third places, German superstar Eric Frenzel has returned to the place on the top in Trondheim today. Frenzel showed a strong race and crossed the finish line first, 15.9 seconds ahead of opponent Akito Watabe. The third rank went to local hero Jørgen Graabak, +57.8. With this 29th victory, Frenzel now overtook his jumping coach and fellow Nordic Combined legend Ronny Ackermann in the eternal list of the best and now occupies the second rank behind Finn Hannu Manninen (48 victories).
The first day of the FIS Youth Cup in Trondheim concluded with Finnish and Norwegian wins, very international podiums and a lot of fun at the common social evening.
Local hero Jørgen Graabak delighted the home crowd with a victory in Trondheim today. The Olympic Champion from Norway beat fellow Olympic Champion Eric Frenzel by 5.1 seconds. Youngster Jarl Riiber completed the podium 19.7 seconds later.
Although the timing is a little uncharacteristic due to the Biathlon World Championships taken place in Oslo in March, the Nordic Combined World Cup is heading north again next.