FIS-Ski.com - Nordic Combined - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenSat, 16 Dec 2017 06:36:00 +0000Sat, 16 Dec 2017 06:36:00 +0000News RSS<![CDATA[Frenzel returns to his winning ways in Ramsau]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-ramsau-dachstein-live-from-cet.html?cid=rssEric 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.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-ramsau-dachstein-live-from-cet.htmlSat, 16 Dec 2017 06:36:00 +0000
<![CDATA[COC-M: Kokslien wins in Steamboat Springs]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=coc-kokslien-wins-steamboat-springs.html?cid=rssNorwegian veteran Mikko Kokslien took home first place in the first Nordic Combined Continental Cup of the season. In a tightly packed race, Kokslien was able to break away from the lead pack in the final kilometer, just beating teammate Truls Soenstehagen Johansen by 0.6 seconds, who finished second. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=coc-kokslien-wins-steamboat-springs.htmlSat, 16 Dec 2017 06:10:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Jørgen Graabak takes first-ever jumping win]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jørgen-graabak-takes-first-ever-jumping-win.html?cid=rssNorwegian Jørgen Graabak has surprised with his first-ever jumping win in the Provisional Competition Round in Ramsau am Dachstein. The reigning Olympic Champion jumped 98 metres and had a total tally of 121.1 points. This put him one second ahead of a duo on rank two. 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jørgen-graabak-takes-first-ever-jumping-win.htmlFri, 15 Dec 2017 13:19:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Watch the COC Opener in Steamboat Springs LIVE!]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=watch-the-coc-opener-steamboat-springs-live.html?cid=rssChristmas came early for all fans of Nordic Combined. Not only is the World Cup back in action in Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria, you can also follow all three Continental Cup events from Steamboat Springs, Colorado LIVE on the USA Nordic livestream!

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=watch-the-coc-opener-steamboat-springs-live.htmlThu, 14 Dec 2017 22:23:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Who will carry the yellow bib into 2018?]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=who-will-carry-the-yellow-bib-into-2018.html?cid=rssThe Nordic Combined World Cup makes a last stop in Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria before the Christmas break and with two Individual Gundersen events and a total of 200 World Cup points on the line, it remains to be seen who makes himself the best Christmas present: the yellow bib.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=who-will-carry-the-yellow-bib-into-2018.htmlThu, 14 Dec 2017 10:13:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Austrian home team for Ramsau am Dachstein]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-home-team-for-ramsau-dachstein.html?cid=rssNordic 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:

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-home-team-for-ramsau-dachstein.htmlThu, 14 Dec 2017 08:32:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Continental Cup season begins in Steamboat Springs ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=continental-cup-season-2017-begins-steamboat-springs-110899.html?cid=rssThree weeks after the World Cup, the Nordic Combined Continental Cup 2017/18 will also finally begin and first up, the athletes will return to a Nordic Combined heartland: Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=continental-cup-season-2017-begins-steamboat-springs-110899.htmlTue, 12 Dec 2017 19:45:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Learning Korean 101]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-learning-korean-101.html?cid=rssThe Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are on our doorsteps. In this edition of "Behind the Scenes", we, with the help of Korean Nordic Combined athlete Je-Un Park, tested how prepared the athletes are for the main event of this winter and asked them to speak a little Korean...let's just say with more or less success.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-learning-korean-101.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 14:45:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Positive snow control for Ramsau am Dachstein]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=positive-snow-control-for-ramsau-dachstein-110286.html?cid=rssThe 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. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=positive-snow-control-for-ramsau-dachstein-110286.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 11:16:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Injury time-out for Jason Lamy Chappuis ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=injury-time-out-for-jason-lamy-chappuis.html?cid=rssNordic Combined legend Jason Lamy Chappuis has to take a setback in his comeback in the Olympic winter of 2017/18. The Frenchman injured himself during a landing in the ski jumping part in Ruka and suffered a trauma to the right leg. The pain persisted throughout the Lillehammer weekend. 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=injury-time-out-for-jason-lamy-chappuis.htmlWed, 06 Dec 2017 11:21:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Athlete of the Week: Espen Andersen (NOR)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=athlete-the-week-espen-andersen-nor-110117.html?cid=rssIt is not every day that you get to wear the yellow bib of the overall World Cup leader in Nordic Combined, especially in times, when it has almost exclusively been in the possession of one Eric Frenzel for the last five years.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=athlete-the-week-espen-andersen-nor-110117.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 15:45:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Andersen leads Norwegian podium sweep in Lillehammer]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ind-gundersen-lillehammer-live-from-cet.html?cid=rssEspen Andersen, Jan Schmid and Jørgen Graabak have swept the podium at their Norwegian home World Cup in Lillehammer. Andersen celebrated a dominant start to finish victory, cruising over the finish line 3.4 seconds ahead of Schmid in the end. Graabak beat Germany’s Johannes Rydzek in a sprint for rank three by 0.1 seconds.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ind-gundersen-lillehammer-live-from-cet.htmlSun, 03 Dec 2017 06:23:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Graabak sprints to Team Event glory for Norway]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-team-event-from-lillehammer-live-from-cet-109599.html?cid=rssIn a fantastic finish to a tight race, Norway’s Jørgen Graabak sprinted his team to a home victory in Lillehammer. In a fight of strong finishers, the Olympic Champion out-sprinted Germany’s Fabian Rießle on the last metres. Jason Lamy Chappuis won a finish line sprint with Eero Hirvonen to capture the third rank for the French team.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-team-event-from-lillehammer-live-from-cet-109599.htmlSat, 02 Dec 2017 06:09:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Jarl Riiber returns with PCR victory ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jarl-riiber-returns-with-pcr-victory.html?cid=rssAfter a period of sickness and a long recovery from a shoulder injury and surgery, Jarl Magnus Riiber has joined the World Cup again and he has done so with a victory. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jarl-riiber-returns-with-pcr-victory.htmlFri, 01 Dec 2017 13:15:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Twinkling lights and team action in Lillehammer]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=twinkling-lights-and-team-action-lillehammer.html?cid=rssThe cosy town of Lillehammer is the traditional second stop of the Nordic Combined World Cup winter. Lit by twinkling lights and Christmas decorations, the atmosphere turns decidedly in direction of the holidays on this first Advent weekend but the competition action has lost nothing of its heat.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=twinkling-lights-and-team-action-lillehammer.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 11:44:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Norwegian team for Lillehammer]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=norwegian-team-for-lillehammer.html?cid=rss10 athletes will be part of the Norwegian home team for the upcoming World Cup weekend with one Individual Gundersen and one Team Event. 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=norwegian-team-for-lillehammer.htmlTue, 28 Nov 2017 16:25:00 +0000
<![CDATA[“High expectations prove that we are a strong team!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=high-expectations-prove-that-are-strong-team.html?cid=rssAntoine Gerard of the French team has had a whirlwind start to the season. A 23rd and two fifth places put him in the current ninth position in the overall World Cup. With the weekend in Lillehammer coming up, Nordic Magazine interviewed the team youngster about his great experiences in Ruka, the French team spirit and the upcoming Team Event.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=high-expectations-prove-that-are-strong-team.htmlTue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Athlete of the Week: Akito Watabe (JPN)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=athlete-the-week-akito-watabe-jpn-109198.html?cid=rssAs the King of Ruka 2017, there is no way past Japan’s Akito Watabe when naming a first Athlete of the Week in the season 2017/18. The Japanese won his first individual title next to World Cup victories: he took home the inaugural Ruka Tour, a new mini-tour comprised of the first three events of the season. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=athlete-the-week-akito-watabe-jpn-109198.htmlMon, 27 Nov 2017 13:44:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Rydzek wins day, Watabe Ruka Tour in dramatic finish]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ruka-tour-day-live-from-cet-108961.html?cid=rssThe German team around Johannes Rydzek and Eric Frenzel fought back and took a double victory in the third competition of the Ruka Tour. Rydzek crossed the finish line first, beating his teammate by 0.6 seconds. Eero Hirvonen delighted the crowd with another podium result, 1,9 seconds behind Rydzek. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ruka-tour-day-live-from-cet-108961.htmlSun, 26 Nov 2017 06:14:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Ruka Tour day 2: Watabe dazzles with start - finish victory]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ruka-tour-day-live-from-cet.html?cid=rssEven though still fighting with pain from a training accident, Japan’s Akito Watabe has won the second day of the Ruka Tour and taken over the lead in the overall standings. He skied a strong race and was never in any danger from a bigger pursuing group, finishing 31.7 seconds ahead of local hero Eero Hirvonen. The Finn delighted the crowd and was the strongest in a fight for the remaining podium positions, beating out Johannes Rydzek by 1.1 second.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ruka-tour-day-live-from-cet.htmlSat, 25 Nov 2017 05:54:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Ruka Tour Day 1: Espen Andersen with a double debut]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ruka-tour-begins-live-from-cet.html?cid=rssEspen Andersen has taken the first victory of the season and is leading in the Ruka Tour ranking after Day 1. He finished 7.7 seconds ahead of teammate Jan Schmid, who gave himself a present on his birthday. Akito Watabe from Japan captured rank three. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-ruka-tour-begins-live-from-cet.htmlFri, 24 Nov 2017 08:54:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Go Yamamoto steals the show in Ruka]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yamamoto-steals-the-show-ruka.html?cid=rssNot serial winners Eric Frenzel or Johannes Rydzek but Japanese youngster Go Yamamoto stole the show and won the first Provisional Competition Round of the season in Ruka. 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=yamamoto-steals-the-show-ruka.htmlThu, 23 Nov 2017 17:00:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Getting into full swing with the Ruka Tour]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=getting-into-full-swing-with-the-ruka-tour.html?cid=rssThe first weekend of the 2017/18 season is finally here and action will immediately go into full swing: The first edition of the so-called “Ruka Tour” is on schedule. Old and new favourites will fight for World Cup points, positions and 15.000 € of prize money for the mini tour winner on Sunday.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=getting-into-full-swing-with-the-ruka-tour.htmlWed, 22 Nov 2017 14:02:00 +0000
<![CDATA[“My sights are set on the Olympics!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=sights-are-set-the-olympics.html?cid=rssThe Champion has the last word before the winter. In this last TUESDAY TALK before the action starts again, Eric Frenzel dishes on goals for the Olympic season, his shape and how he is looking forward to meet some of the discipline’s biggest names again.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=sights-are-set-the-olympics.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 19:04:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Forced break for Jakob Lange ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=forced-break-for-jakob-lange.html?cid=rssGermany’s Jakob Lange will have to step back from professional sports for an indefinite period due to health reasons, as he announced on his Facebook page. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=forced-break-for-jakob-lange.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 12:13:00 +0000
<![CDATA[World Cup in Lillehammer confirmed]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-lillehammer-confirmed.html?cid=rssSnow Controller Terje Lund of the Norwegian Ski Federation has confirmed the second World Cup weekend of the season 2017/18 in Lillehammer.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-lillehammer-confirmed.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 09:22:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Bernhard Gruber sidelined due to appendicitis]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=bernhard-gruber-sidelined-due-appendicitis.html?cid=rssBad luck for Austrian veteran Bernhard Gruber at the beginning of the Olympic season. The Falun 2015 World Champion will be sidelined until the beginning of January due to an acute appendicitis, which he suffered during the last training camp in Rovaniemi.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=bernhard-gruber-sidelined-due-appendicitis.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 08:46:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Team nominations for Ruka Nordic Opening]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-nominations-for-ruka-nordic-opening.html?cid=rssThe following athletes have been nominated for the World Cup Opening weekend in Ruka. This article will be updated as more names are announced.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-nominations-for-ruka-nordic-opening.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 18:11:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Kokslien is double Norwegian national champion 2017]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kokslien-double-norwegian-national-champion-2017.html?cid=rssNot only did Mikko Kokslien defend his national title from last year, he added two victories to his merit list in Beitostølen at the past weekend. The 32-year-old triumphed in the competitions over 5 and 10 km. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kokslien-double-norwegian-national-champion-2017.htmlSun, 19 Nov 2017 19:07:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Hirvonen beats international field, takes Finnish title]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hirvonen-beats-international-competition-take-finnish-nationals.html?cid=rssThe Open Finnish Nationals were held in Rovaniemi on the past weekend and in the strong international field consisting of athletes from Japan, Austria, the Czech Republic, Korea, Estonia and Finland, it was still three Finnish athletes who prevailed.

 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hirvonen-beats-international-competition-take-finnish-nationals.htmlSun, 19 Nov 2017 13:26:00 +0000