FIS-Ski.com - Nordic Combined - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenWed, 26 Sep 2018 07:53:00 +0100Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:53:00 +0100News RSS<![CDATA[FIS Development Camp in Rasnov (ROU)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-development-camp-rasnov-rou.html?cid=rssA successful edition of the FIS Summer Camp for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined took place from the 9th to 14th September in Rasnov (ROU).

 

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/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-development-camp-rasnov-rou.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2018 07:53:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Summer Duel]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-summer-duel.html?cid=rssThe Summer Grand Prix 2018 came down to a duel between two athletes: Ilkka Herola (FIN) and Mario Seidl (AUT). This edition of "Behind the Scenes" follows the battle between the adversaries until the finish line.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-summer-duel.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2018 11:10:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Successful SJ and NC Obmen meeting in Venice]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/ski-jumping/news-multimedia/news/article=successful-and-obmen-meeting-venice.html?cid=rssThe annual meeting of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined obmen was held in Venice (ITA). The chairman of the FIS Ski Jumping Sub-Committee for Officials, Rules and Control Ueli Forrer opened the conference. The agenda consisted of a series of items connected to the work of jumping judges, technical delegates (TD) and assistant technical delegates (TDA). 

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/ski-jumping/news-multimedia/news/article=successful-and-obmen-meeting-venice.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2018 09:54:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Simply the best: Seidl takes day and overall 2018]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=who-wins-the-sgp-2018-planica-follow-live.html?cid=rssAustrian Mario Seidl was unbeatable on the hill, on the track and in the overall of the Summer Grand Prix 2018. After seven events in three countries, Seidl won the overall with 465 points. Ilkka Herola finished on position two with 323 and Martin Fritz returned to the overall podium on rank three with 256 points.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=who-wins-the-sgp-2018-planica-follow-live.htmlSun, 23 Sep 2018 08:50:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Mario Seidl reaches for the SGP 2018 title]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=sgp-2018-finals-planica-follow-live.html?cid=rssMario Seidl won the first of two remaining Summer Grand Prix events in Planica and extends his advantage in the overall standings. The Austrian finished his race 33 seconds ahead of teammate Martin Fritz. Frenchman Maxime Laheurte was overjoyed to return to the podium after an absence of almost 12 years from an Individual Gundersen podium on the highest competition levels. He finished 44.5 seconds after Seidl.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=sgp-2018-finals-planica-follow-live.htmlSat, 22 Sep 2018 11:02:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Mario Seidl starts campaign for SGP 2018 victory]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mario-seidl-starts-campaign-for-sgp-2018-victory.html?cid=rssCurrent Summer Grand Prix leader Mario Seidl has started his bid to win the series this summer promisingly. The Austrian won the PCR on Planica’s large hill with a jump of 127 metres. 134.7 points total were enough to put Seidl on top of the result lists, while his closest adversary, Ilkka Herola struggled with his PCR jump and only ranked 23rd (111 m; 102.8 p, +2:06).


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mario-seidl-starts-campaign-for-sgp-2018-victory.htmlSat, 22 Sep 2018 08:09:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Queens of the Summer]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-queens-the-summer.html?cid=rssIn 2018, Nordic Combined crowned its Summer Queens for the first time. This new edition of  "Behind the Scenes" follows the premiere action throughout the weekend in Oberwiesenthal (GER).

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-queens-the-summer.htmlFri, 21 Sep 2018 09:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Who will be the King of Summer?]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=who-will-the-king-summer.html?cid=rssTwo more Summer Grand Prix events and it will be decided who joins the summer queens Stefaniya Nadymova and Tara Geraghty-Moats on the throne: the Summer Grand Prix overall victory for the men is on the line at the venue of the 2023 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, Planica (SLO).

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=who-will-the-king-summer.htmlWed, 19 Sep 2018 18:02:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Braud convices at Samse summer tour event in Arcon]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=braud-convices-samse-summer-tour-event-arcon.html?cid=rssFrancois Braud showed a convincing performance at the national Nordic Combined event that took place in the framework of the Biathlon summer tour in Arcon on the past weekend. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=braud-convices-samse-summer-tour-event-arcon.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2018 16:35:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Yahin and Nadymova took Russian summer titles]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yahin-and-nadymova-took-russian-summer-titles-127413.html?cid=rssAfter the stage of the Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix, now the Russian Nordic Combined skiers had a big weekend in Chaikovskiy. True to their role as team leaders, Ernest Yahin and Stefaniya Nadymova took the titles of national champions. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yahin-and-nadymova-took-russian-summer-titles-127413.htmlSun, 16 Sep 2018 17:41:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Home of Legends]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-home-legends.html?cid=rssNot only is Oberwiesenthal the traditional opener of the Summer Grand Prix or where Nordic Combined's superstar Eric Frenzel's roots are but it is a hotbed of athletic champions and sports legends. This edition of "Behind the Scenes" sheds some light this legendary "Home of Legends, on Eric Frenzel and his famous predecessors and how they inspire the next generation.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-home-legends.htmlSat, 15 Sep 2018 18:31:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Additional Nordic Combined World Cup in Trondheim announced]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=trondheim-gets-its-own-nordic-combined-weekend.html?cid=rssGood news for fans of Nordic Combined: they can look forward to one extra competition in the upcoming winter. The World Cup competition in Trondheim, originally scheduled for the 13th of March has been moved to January and will be joined by another Individual Gundersen event.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=trondheim-gets-its-own-nordic-combined-weekend.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2018 12:32:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Ema Volavsek (SLO)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-ema-volavsek-slo.html?cid=rssNext up in the “Ladies in the Spotlight series” is Slovenia’s Ema Volavsek. The 15-year-old has been a fixture on the FIS Youth Cup and the OPA Alpen Cup series and took the lead in the Youth II Girls category after a win and a second place in Oberstdorf. High time to get to know her better.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-ema-volavsek-slo.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2018 09:49:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“The first victory was a big step for me!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-first-victory-was-big-step-for.html?cid=rssA great performance including his first-ever individual victory on the highest level of Nordic Combined put Finland’s Ilkka Herola firmly among the hot athletes to watch. In TUESDAY TALK, the 23-year-old looks back on the summer and ahead to the next season. Also: a music update from one third of the Nordic Combined athletes band.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-first-victory-was-big-step-for.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2018 08:17:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Graabak & Hansen take Norwegian summer nationals]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=graabak-hansen-taken-norwegian-summer-nationals.html?cid=rssJørgen Graabak and Gyda Westvold Hansen are the best Norwegian Nordic Combined athletes of the summer. They took the victories in a packed national championship weekend in Lillehammer that also had the popular 200 m knockout Supersprint competition downtown on schedule.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=graabak-hansen-taken-norwegian-summer-nationals.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2018 14:32:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ilves & Hausenberg 2018 Estonian summer national champions]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilves-hausenberg-2018-estonian-summer-national-champions.html?cid=rssKristjan Ilves and Triinu Hausenberg have taken the Estonian summer national titles in Otepää on the past weekend. While Hausenberg beat younger teammate Carena Roomets to the title, the silver and bronze ranks in the men’s event went to Andreas Ilves and Karl-August Tiirmaa.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilves-hausenberg-2018-estonian-summer-national-champions.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2018 12:06:00 +0100
<![CDATA[OPA: Golden Winterberg weekend for Team Austria]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-golden-winterberg-weekend-for-team-austria.html?cid=rssTeam Austria impressed at the first season weekend of the men’s OPA Alpencup in Winterberg. Five out of the six podium places went to Austrian athletes with Slovenia’s Rok Jelen being the exception and winning the 10 km event on Saturday.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-golden-winterberg-weekend-for-team-austria.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2018 11:22:00 +0100
<![CDATA[First-ever international Nordic Combined events for ladies in USA]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=men-and-ladies-headed-overseas-for-coc-season-opener.html?cid=rss 

Western U.S. will be abuzz with International Nordic Combined athletes, men and ladies, this winter. With both events now confirmed, Steamboat Springs, Colorado and Park City, Utah are proud to play co-hosts to the FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup for ladies and men. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=men-and-ladies-headed-overseas-for-coc-season-opener.htmlSun, 09 Sep 2018 13:13:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Annika Malacinski (USA)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-annika-malacinski-usa.html?cid=rssWhile Annika Malacinski’s family has skiing in their blood, being half-Finnish, half-American, she only discovered Nordic Combined as her sport quite late. In this edition of Ladies in the Spotlight, she talks about her unusual path and her first-ever international Nordic Combined event at the Youth Cup in Oberstdorf.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-annika-malacinski-usa.htmlFri, 07 Sep 2018 09:18:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Hill in Ramsau am Dachstein to receive new inrun track]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hill-ramsau-dachstein-receive-new-inrun-track.html?cid=rssThe jumping hill at the Nordic Combined World Cup venue Ramsau am Dachstein will undergo a major overhaul next spring and receive a new state-of-the-art inrun track.

 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hill-ramsau-dachstein-receive-new-inrun-track.htmlThu, 06 Sep 2018 08:47:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Johannes Rydzek marries long-time love]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=johannes-rydzek-marries-long-time-love.html?cid=rssOlympic and World Champion Johannes Rydzek had a big day on the past weekend but for entirely private reasons. One week after his home Summer Grand Prix appearance in Oberstdorf, the 26-year-old married his long-time love Lissi Bayer in a civil ceremony at the “Königliches Jagdhaus” in Oberstdorf.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=johannes-rydzek-marries-long-time-love.htmlTue, 04 Sep 2018 12:17:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“An emergency situation turned into a good solution!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=emergency-situation-turned-into-good-solution.html?cid=rssGoing into what looks like his last World Cup season, the sole remaining Swiss Nordic Combined athlete Tim Hug had to go new ways yet again. Problems but also advantages, as the 31-year-old explained.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=emergency-situation-turned-into-good-solution.htmlTue, 04 Sep 2018 08:04:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Tim Hug fully integrated in Team Norway]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=tim-hug-fully-integrated-team-norway.html?cid=rssSwitzerland’s sole Nordic Combined athlete Tim Hug is going new ways this summer and winter. As financial reasons made it impossible to form his own coaching team, the 31-year-old will be a full-time member of the Norwegian team over the summer and winter.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=tim-hug-fully-integrated-team-norway.htmlFri, 31 Aug 2018 10:12:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Nathan Runggaldier and Mika Vermeulen hang up skis]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=nathan-runggaldier-and-mika-vermeulen-hang-skis.html?cid=rssItaly’s Nathan Runggaldier and Austrian Mika Vermeulen hung up their skis for good… even though it is just the jumping skis.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=nathan-runggaldier-and-mika-vermeulen-hang-skis.htmlThu, 30 Aug 2018 13:59:00 +0100
<![CDATA[FIS Youth Cup action for Nordic Combined youngsters]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-youth-cup-action-for-nordic-combined-youngsters.html?cid=rss85 starters from 12 nations had the first FIS Youth Cup competition action of the summer in Oberstdorf where the first two events of the tour took place on the past weekend. 40 girls and 45 boys started in three different categories and had one Individual Gundersen competition and a Sprint event including a cross-country run each.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-youth-cup-action-for-nordic-combined-youngsters.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 10:07:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Akito Watabe wins second event in Oberstdorf]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=akito-watabe-wins-second-event-oberstdorf.html?cid=rssAkito Watabe won the second of two Individual Gundersen events in Oberstdorf. The Japanese crossed the finish line 20.6 seconds ahead of Eric Frenzel. Ilkka Herola stormed to the podium again, finishing 26 seconds after the winner.

 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=akito-watabe-wins-second-event-oberstdorf.htmlSat, 25 Aug 2018 20:58:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Maiden win for Vinzenz Geiger in his home town]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=maiden-win-for-vinzenz-geiger-his-home-town.html?cid=rssThe spectators in Oberstdorf saw a local hero win today but it was not Johannes Rydzek, as so many times in the past. His younger teammate Vinzenz Geiger followed Ilkka Herola’s example and set his first victory on the highest competition level of Nordic Combined in his home town. A fabulous roller-ski race had Geiger cross the finish line 2.4 seconds ahead of Mario Seidl, who will now wear the yellow bib of the SGP leader. Akito Watabe finished on a good third rank, crossing the finish line 7.6 seconds after the winner.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=maiden-win-for-vinzenz-geiger-his-home-town.htmlFri, 24 Aug 2018 21:12:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Yoshito Watabe wins rainy PCR in Oberstdorf]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yoshito-watabe-wins-rainy-pcr-oberstdorf.html?cid=rssAfter the second training round had to be cancelled due to approaching thunderstorms, the Nordic Combined athletes had to contend in a quite rainy PCR. With 133.5 m, the Japanese beat out older brother Akito, who had 127.5 metres to show for. 24 seconds would separate the siblings if the PCR has to be used during the weekend.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yoshito-watabe-wins-rainy-pcr-oberstdorf.htmlThu, 23 Aug 2018 20:10:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ilkka Herola takes his first GP win in Villach]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilkka-herola-takes-his-first-win-villach.html?cid=rssFinland’s Ilkka Herola has taken the last step on to the very top of the podium in Villach today. With an amazing effort in the last round, the Finn wrestled the victory from jumping winner Franz-Josef Rehrl by 7.3 seconds in the end. Beaten on the last uphill, the Austrian took the time to celebrate with his home crowd and was also pleased with his first second place in the higher competition circles. Mario Seidl returned to the podium again with rank three, as he finished 18.6 seconds after the winner.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilkka-herola-takes-his-first-win-villach.htmlWed, 22 Aug 2018 19:07:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Franz-Josef Rehrl wins PCR in Villach]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=franz-josef-rehrl-wins-pcr-villach.html?cid=rssFranz-Josef Rehrl is in great jumping shape and does no sign of stopping. The Austrian won the Provisional Competition Round in Villach today with a jump of 96 metres (120.2 p.) and would have 39 seconds of head start if the PCR has to be used tomorrow in case of adverse weather conditions. 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=franz-josef-rehrl-wins-pcr-villach.htmlTue, 21 Aug 2018 20:20:00 +0100