FIS-Ski.com - Nordic Combined - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenMon, 16 Oct 2017 11:05:00 +0100Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:05:00 +0100News RSS<![CDATA[Pittin, Sieff Italian national champions]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=pittin-gianmoena-italian-national-champions.html?cid=rssAlessandro Pittin has won another national title in Italy, the twelfth of his career. In usual Pittin-fashion, his victory was won on roller-skis. He jumped to the third position on the HS 104 hill in Predazzo (95 m; 105.5 p.). A total time of 24:02.2 led Pittin to the victory on the 10 kilometre-race between the villages of Predazzo and Ziano di Fiemme in Italy’s Val di Fiemme region. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=pittin-gianmoena-italian-national-champions.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 11:05:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Of Jokesters and Chess - Team USA]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-jokesters-and-chess-team-usa.html?cid=rssHow do Ben Berend, Bryan Fletcher, Taylor Fletcher and Jasper Good spend their downtime between events? Go all the way behind the scenes with USA Nordic in our last video of the summer 2017!

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-jokesters-and-chess-team-usa.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 15:39:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Fletcher takes U.S, title, Lussi inaugural women’s winner]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fletcher-takes-title-lussi-inaugural-women-winner.html?cid=rssVeteran Bryan Fletcher may have claimed the U.S. summer national title 2017 but younsters Ben Loomis and Jasper Good impressed with their first national podiums. World Cup ski jumper Nina Lussi entered the history books as first women’s Nordic Combined champion in the USA.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fletcher-takes-title-lussi-inaugural-women-winner.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 11:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“We had to make some changes this year!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=had-make-some-changes-this-year.html?cid=rssBack from a two-victory weekend in Planica, Norwegian veteran Magnus Moan spoke to TUESDAY TALK about moving on from last year’s bad performances and the new team spirit in Team Norway.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=had-make-some-changes-this-year.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 08:27:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Pawel Slowiok claims Polish national title]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=pawel-slowiok-claims-polish-national-title.html?cid=rssIt was by 0.3 seconds that Pawel Slowiok beat rival Adam Cieslar for the Polish national title in Szczyrk on the past weekend. After leading in the jumping event with 124 points, Szczepan Kupczak had to be satisfied with the bronze medal after the roller-ski race, finishing 3.7 seconds later than Slowiok.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=pawel-slowiok-claims-polish-national-title.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 14:06:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Mario Seidl takes it all at Austrian nationals]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mario-seidl-takes-all-austrian-nationals.html?cid=rssMario Seidl continues in impressive shape and won both Austrian summer national titles, on the normal and large hill, in Villach and Bischofshofen on the past weekend.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mario-seidl-takes-all-austrian-nationals.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 10:09:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Herola and Hirvonen duel for summer national title]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=herola-and-hirvonen-duel-for-summer-national-title.html?cid=rssIlkka Herola, Eero Hirvonen and Arttu Mäkiaho were the top athletes in the Finnish national summer championships held in Lahti on the past Saturday.  Only 0.2 seconds divided the gold from the silver medal, Junior World Champion Mäkiaho took a clear third place, +41.9 seconds behind Herola. Atte Kettunen won the title in the U-18 category.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=herola-and-hirvonen-duel-for-summer-national-title.htmlSun, 08 Oct 2017 15:05:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ruka Tour and blue and red bibs in starting blocks]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ruka-tour-and-blue-and-red-bibs-starting-blocks.html?cid=rssThe Nordic Combined Committee wrapped up its session at the autumn meetings in Zürich and decided to give the green light for two big novelties for the upcoming season. All decisions are still subject to the approval of the FIS Council at their next meeting.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ruka-tour-and-blue-and-red-bibs-starting-blocks.htmlSat, 07 Oct 2017 12:23:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Tomas Portyk Czech summer champion]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=tomas-portyk-czech-summer-champion.html?cid=rssAfter an accident which involved pouring hot water intended for a tea all over his legs, Tomas Portyk had actually been close to not competing at all but the day ended well for the Czech, who claimed the title for the third consecutive time.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=tomas-portyk-czech-summer-champion.htmlTue, 03 Oct 2017 18:35:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Moan makes it a double, Ilves wins overall]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ind-gundersen-planica-live-from-cet-107250.html?cid=rssIn a dominant display, Magnus Moan from Norway has taken his second victory in a row at the Summer Grand Prix finals in Planica. 2 seconds separated Moan from teammate Jarl Riiber, who returned to the podium today. Yesterday’s unlucky fourth, Martin Fritz from Austria, conquered his coveted third place today, +3.1 after Moan.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ind-gundersen-planica-live-from-cet-107250.htmlSun, 01 Oct 2017 07:38:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Triple Norwegian victory in Plancia]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ind-gundersen-planica-live-from-cet.html?cid=rssA great event culminated in a riveting final: Magnus Moan captured the first-ever Nordic Combined victory in Planica by just 0.1 seconds. In a Norwegian gala performance, Moan outsprinted Espen Andersen on the final stretch. Behind them, teammate Jan Schmid completed the triple victory by beating Austria’s Martin Fritz in a photo finish, just 0.6 seconds behind Moan.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ind-gundersen-planica-live-from-cet.htmlSat, 30 Sep 2017 07:18:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Kristjan Ilves sets exclamation mark in PCR in Planica ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kristjan-ilves-sets-exclamation-mark-pcr-planica.html?cid=rssEstonian Kristjan Ilves is on a good way to work his way to the front of the Summer Grand Prix rankings: in today’s PCR he impressed with the longest jump of the day (138.5 m) and the victory.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kristjan-ilves-sets-exclamation-mark-pcr-planica.htmlFri, 29 Sep 2017 18:43:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Summer Grand Prix culminates in Planica]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-grand-prix-culminates-planica.html?cid=rssThe extended Summer Grand Prix 2017 is coming to an end: two last Individual Gundersen competitions are on schedule at the maiden edition of Nordic Combined summer events at Slovenia’s big Nordic centre in Planica. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-grand-prix-culminates-planica.htmlWed, 27 Sep 2017 11:43:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: No snow? We show!]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-snow-show.html?cid=rss/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-snow-show.htmlWed, 27 Sep 2017 09:50:00 +0100<![CDATA[“The Olympics have been my dream since I was little!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-olympics-have-been-dream-since-was-little.html?cid=rssFrance’s youngster and Junior World Championship bronze medallist Laurent Muhlethaler was one of the big surprises of this Summer Grand Prix, when a six place in Tschagguns/Partenen had him take part in a prize giving ceremony on the highest level of the sport for the first time. In TUESDAY TALK, he speaks about this experience, the benefit of having Jason Lamy Chappuis back on the team and his recent retreat to Morocco.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-olympics-have-been-dream-since-was-little.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 09:05:00 +0100
<![CDATA[OPA: Gala weekend at home for Justin Moczarski]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-gala-weekend-home-for-justin-moczarski.html?cid=rssLocal hero Justin Moczarski made the best out of his home Alpencup weekend in Winterberg. Two first places went to the German, who also took over the lead in the overall Alpencup standings with 290 points.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-gala-weekend-home-for-justin-moczarski.htmlMon, 25 Sep 2017 16:47:00 +0100
<![CDATA[A Guinness World Record for Johannes Rydzek]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=guinness-world-record-for-johannes-rydzek.html?cid=rssSix-time World Champion Johannes Rydzek has added another title to his growing collection: Guinness World Record Holder. Rydzek entered the Guinness Book of World Records in uphill running, with the steepest 50 metre sprint of the world.

 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=guinness-world-record-for-johannes-rydzek.htmlMon, 25 Sep 2017 09:42:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Geiger nominated as “Junior Athlete of the Year”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=geiger-nominated-junior-athlete-the-year.html?cid=rssNordic Combined athlete Vinzenz Geiger is one of five nominees of the “Junior Athlete of the Year 2017” award of the Deutsche Sporthilfe. For the first time, all fans can vote for their favourite on an online platform - and win some great prizes in the process.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=geiger-nominated-junior-athlete-the-year.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 10:20:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“Every tattoo is the reward for a good performance!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=every-tattoo-the-reward-for-good-performance.html?cid=rssWhat a summer so far for Czech athlete Tomas Portyk! TUESDAY TALK caught up with the 21-year-old and spoke about the first time on the top of the podium, Portyk’s difficult winter and how his tattoos relate to his sports performance.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=every-tattoo-the-reward-for-good-performance.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Jelenko wins fifth consecutive national summer title]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jelenko-wins-fifth-consecutive-national-summer-title.html?cid=rssThe Summer Grand Prix venue of Planica hosted a last dress rehearsal before the action will begin on the weekend of 29th of September till 1st of October. The Slovenian national summer championships were on schedule and as in the past four years, team leader Marjan Jelenko snatched the title.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jelenko-wins-fifth-consecutive-national-summer-title.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 11:35:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Hausenberg and Ilves take Estonian summer titles]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hausenberg-and-ilves-take-estonian-summer-titles.html?cid=rssThe Estonian Championships in Nordic Combined were held in the soon-to-be World Cup venue of Otepää on the past weekend, and internationally renowned athletes Triinu Hausenberg and Kristjan Ilves took the titles. 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hausenberg-and-ilves-take-estonian-summer-titles.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 10:04:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Yahin and Nadymova claim Russian summer titles]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yahin-and-nadymova-claim-russian-summer-titles.html?cid=rssA big weekend in Chaikovskiy for the Russian athletes is now in the past and Ernest Yahin and Stefania Nadymova were the man and woman of the hour. True to his role as team leader, Yahin took the titles on the normal and large hill, while Nadymova won the women’s title on the HS 102.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yahin-and-nadymova-claim-russian-summer-titles.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 14:22:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Team Austria trains in Seefeld]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-austria-train-seefeld.html?cid=rssIn the past week, the first three Nordic Combined training groups of the Austrian Ski Federation met up in Seefeld to work on ski jumping and roller-ski technique as well as the general endurance. The jumping hills in Stams and Garmisch were utilised, the roller-ski sessions took place on the plenty of mountain roads surrounding the hist town of the 2019 Nordic World Ski Championships.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-austria-train-seefeld.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 10:33:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Home Game for Rydzek & Co.]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-home-game-for-rydzek.html?cid=rssHome game for the Champions. This edition of "Behind the Scenes" follows the German superstars around Eric Frenzel and especially local heroes Johannes Rydzek and Vinzenz Geiger at their celebrated Summer Grand Prix appearance in Oberstdorf.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-home-game-for-rydzek.htmlWed, 13 Sep 2017 09:56:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“The SGP showed me that I am on the right track!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-sgp-showed-that-the-right-track.html?cid=rssTUESDAY TALK caught up with the current leader of the Summer Grand Prix ranking this year: how important was it to bolster up his self-confidence before the winter, how does he feel about returning to PyeongChang, the site of his biggest triumphs so far and what about the Summer Grand Prix finals in Planica at the end of the month?

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-sgp-showed-that-the-right-track.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 11:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Riiber and Midtsundstad crowned summer champions]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=riiber-and-midtsundstad-crowned-summer-champions.html?cid=rssThe season preparations seem to be right on track for Norwegians Hanna Midtsundstad and Jarl Magnus Riiber. The duo took the top honours in the Norwegian national championships during a big Nordic Combined weekend in Lillehammer. Team veteran Magnus Moan and Hanna Midtsundstad won the customary city sprint the day before.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=riiber-and-midtsundstad-crowned-summer-champions.htmlMon, 11 Sep 2017 12:30:00 +0100
<![CDATA[OPA: Dagn and Vaxelaire win in Kandersteg]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-dagn-and-vaxelaire-win-kandersteg.html?cid=rssThe first dress rehearsal for the FIS Junior World Championships in Kandersteg were on schedule on the past weekend when the OPA Alpencup made its first stop of the new season in the Swiss venue. The two winners of the weekend were Austria’s Florian Dagn and Frenchman Lilian Vaxelaire.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-dagn-and-vaxelaire-win-kandersteg.htmlMon, 11 Sep 2017 11:28:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Getting U.S. NoCo Back to the Big Stage]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=getting-noco-back-the-big-stage.html?cid=rss#fisnoco around the world continues with a contribution by U.S. ski magazine Faster Skier. World Cup and Domestic Racing Reporter Jason Albert portraits the special situation and development of Nordic Combined in the USA.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=getting-noco-back-the-big-stage.htmlFri, 08 Sep 2017 08:45:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“It’s an honour host the best athletes in Otepää!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=honour-host-the-best-athletes-otepaa-106537.html?cid=rssLooking back on the first part of the Summer Grand Prix 2017, Estonian team leader Kristjan Ilves can be nothing but pleased. Always finishing in the Top 15 and three times even in the Top 10 put his name among the best Nordic Combined athletes in the world. TUESDAY TALK spoke with the 21-year-old… about his success, his “family team” and the home World Cup in Otepää.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=honour-host-the-best-athletes-otepaa-106537.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 15:38:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Falun returns with Nordic Ski Premiere]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=falun-returns-with-nordic-ski-premiere.html?cid=rssAfter hosting the successful World Championships in 2015 but many tough years for the disciplines of Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping in Sweden, new steps are taken  to bring the two Nordic sports back into the fold in the Scandinavian country.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=falun-returns-with-nordic-ski-premiere.htmlMon, 04 Sep 2017 10:02:00 +0100