• Akito Watabe with the globe

    “I proved that the ‘kind Japanese’ can also be a champion!”

    Though bragging is certainly not in his nature, World Cup winner Akito Watabe looked back on the season that made him a super star in the second spring TUESDAY TALK of the season 2018/19.  

  • Russia's Ernest Yahin

    “I will remember my second place for a long time!”

    The strongest Russian Nordic Combined athlete, Ernest Yahin, has been a World Cup starter for six years. But this season, he has found a confidence on the hill and showed that he could fight and beat rivals and really filled out his role as leader of the Russian team. Anastasia Shuhova spoke to the Russian number one for TUESDAY TALK.