FIS-Ski.com - Nordic Combined - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenSat, 19 May 2018 14:50:00 +0100Sat, 19 May 2018 14:50:00 +0100News RSS<![CDATA[FIS Congress: Historic steps for Nordic Combined Ladies]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-congress-historic-milestones-for-ladies-nordic-combined.html?cid=rssThe FIS Congress in Costa Navarino had many forward-looking meetings. The Nordic Combined Committee was no exception to this and, confirmed by the FIS Council and the FIS Congress, made several major decisions especially concerning the female athletes of the discipline:

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-congress-historic-milestones-for-ladies-nordic-combined.htmlSat, 19 May 2018 14:50:00 +0100
<![CDATA[German Ski Federation announced teams 2018/19]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=german-ski-federation-announced-teams-2018.html?cid=rssThe German Ski Federation has published their lists with teams, training groups and staff for the upcoming season.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=german-ski-federation-announced-teams-2018.htmlFri, 18 May 2018 12:14:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“My only enemy is time!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=only-enemy-the-time.html?cid=rssSamuel Costa is coming out of a hard year. After struggling with knee problems for years, he finally had to undergo surgery before the Olympic season, losing the Games in PyeongChang and the entire winter in the process. TUESDAY TALK caught up with the 25-year-old from Val Gardena and got all the updates on his knee and plans for the upcoming winter.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=only-enemy-the-time.htmlTue, 15 May 2018 07:18:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Jenny Nowak (GER)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-jenny-nowak-ger.html?cid=rssThe second woman out in our spring weekly series is Germany’s Jenny Nowak, who is no stranger to the podium places of the FIS Youth Cup and also a serial Nordic Combined ladies Alpencup winner. Get to know her a little better with “Ladies in the Spotlight”.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-jenny-nowak-ger.htmlSat, 12 May 2018 07:01:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“Seefeld 2019 is the best thing that could happen to me!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=seefeld-2019-the-best-thing-that-could-happen.html?cid=rssAustrian veteran Willi Denifl is 37 years old and does not show any signs of slowing down. For TUESDAY TALK, he reflected on his plan for the upcoming season, Austrian team dynamics and why the World Championships in Seefeld are the best thing that could happen to him.

 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=seefeld-2019-the-best-thing-that-could-happen.htmlTue, 08 May 2018 10:58:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Magnus Moan will train outside of Norwegian team ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=magnus-moan-will-train-outside-norwegian-team.html?cid=rssNotably absent from the Norwegian team nominations was veteran Magnus Moan, who has addressed the situation on his website since the nominations were made public on May, 4th.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=magnus-moan-will-train-outside-norwegian-team.htmlSat, 05 May 2018 12:20:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Stefaniya Nadymova (RUS)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-stefaniya-nadymova-rus.html?cid=rssIs there a better way to start a new round of “Ladies in the Spotlight” with the first-ever female Continental Cup winner in Nordic Combined? Our Russian correspondent Anastasia Shuhova talked to Stefaniya Nadymova after her triumph season. Get to know the first female champion of the sport better in this first installment of our spring weekly series.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-stefaniya-nadymova-rus.htmlSat, 05 May 2018 07:57:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Kombinertlandslaget and other Norwegian teams nominated]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kombinertlandslaget-and-other-norwegian-teams-nominated.html?cid=rssFive athletes have been nominated to the Norwegian national team for the next winter.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kombinertlandslaget-and-other-norwegian-teams-nominated.htmlFri, 04 May 2018 19:38:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Austrian Ski Federation names teams 2018/19]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-ski-federation-names-teams-2018.html?cid=rssThe Austrian Ski Federation has published a list with the members of the different teams for the 2018/19 season, which includes their home World Championships in Seefeld.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-ski-federation-names-teams-2018.htmlFri, 04 May 2018 13:32:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“I’m proud that the old guy can still ski fast!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=proud-that-the-old-guy-can-still-ski-fast.html?cid=rssAfter a disappointing season 2017/18, Norwegian veteran Magnus Moan does not think about hanging up his skis just yet. With TUESDAY TALK, the 34-year-old looks back on a troubled winter, set his sights on new goals and explains what keeps his fire burning.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=proud-that-the-old-guy-can-still-ski-fast.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 08:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Polish athletes for 2018/19 published]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=polish-athletes-for-2018-published.html?cid=rssThe Polish Ski Association has named the following athletes, coaches and staff to the different teams for the season 2018/19.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=polish-athletes-for-2018-published.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 16:23:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Finnish teams 2018/19 announced]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=finnish-teams-2018-announced.html?cid=rssThe Finnish Ski Association and head coach Petter Kukkonen have announced the members of the different Finnish teams for the upcoming season.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=finnish-teams-2018-announced.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 13:22:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“I proved that the ‘kind Japanese’ can also be a champion!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=proved-that-the-kind-japanese-can-also-champion.html?cid=rssThough 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.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=proved-that-the-kind-japanese-can-also-champion.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 09:30:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“I will remember my second place for a long time!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=will-remember-second-place-for-long-time.html?cid=rssThe 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.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=will-remember-second-place-for-long-time.htmlTue, 17 Apr 2018 08:24:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Preliminary calendars: first glimpses into the 2018/19 season]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=preliminary-calendars-offer-first-glimpses-into-2018-season.html?cid=rssWith the Technical Committee Meetings at the Hilton Airport Zürich, the season 2017/18 has been wrapped up and the gaze directed into the future and the upcoming World Championship winter. All preliminary calendars, which were presented to the Nordic Combined Executive Board, may still be subject to change and are subject to the approval of the FIS Congress in Costa Navarino in May.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=preliminary-calendars-offer-first-glimpses-into-2018-season.htmlMon, 16 Apr 2018 09:54:00 +0100
<![CDATA[USA’s Adam Loomis and Germany's Michael Dünkel retire]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=usa-adam-loomis-retires.html?cid=rssAmerican Nordic Combined athlete Adam Loomis has announced his retirement from high performance sports on his personal blog.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=usa-adam-loomis-retires.htmlFri, 13 Apr 2018 17:07:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Red Carpet Alert!]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-red-carpet-alert.html?cid=rssWhat the Oscars are to the film industry, the Nordic Combined Awards are to the discipline of Nordic Combined. This edition of "Behind the Scenes" casts some more light on the inner workings on the discipline's award show and its big night out in Schonach. Red carpet appearances included.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-red-carpet-alert.htmlWed, 11 Apr 2018 14:37:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Finnish success coach Kukkonen continues 4 more years]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=finnish-success-coach-kukkonen-continues-more-years.html?cid=rssPetter Kukkonen, the father of the Finnish team’s way back to success will continue his work in the next Olympic period. Kukkonen, as well as physiotherapist Jari Hiekkavirta signed new contracts in the form of 2+2 years, the Finnish Ski Association announced.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=finnish-success-coach-kukkonen-continues-more-years.htmlWed, 11 Apr 2018 12:39:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Norwegian titles for Riiber, Hansen and Schmid/Moan]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=norwegian-titles-for-riiber-hansen-and-schmid-moan.html?cid=rssThe past weekend had the Norwegian national championships in the Mass Start, Ladies and Team Sprint categories on schedule in Trysil.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=norwegian-titles-for-riiber-hansen-and-schmid-moan.htmlSun, 08 Apr 2018 13:58:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: Team Germany's Ski Magicians]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-team-germany-ski-magicians.html?cid=rssHaving fast skis does almost seem like magic but in reality, there are few people who work harder on the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup tour than the ski technicians. In this edition of "Behind the Scenes", Germany's Chief Technician Ralph Schmidt invited us into their wax truck to shed more light on one of the most important professions on tour.
 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=behind-the-scenes-team-germany-ski-magicians.htmlWed, 04 Apr 2018 13:22:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Estonia’s Kail Piho and Japan’s Taihei Kato retire]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=estonia-kail-piho-and-japan-taihei-kato-retire.html?cid=rssTwo more athletes have decided to call it quits after the Olympic season 2017/18. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=estonia-kail-piho-and-japan-taihei-kato-retire.htmlWed, 04 Apr 2018 13:08:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Mario Stecher new sports director in Austria]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mario-stecher-new-sports-director-austria.html?cid=rssOne year ahead of the Nordic World Championships in Seefeld, there has been a change in the sports leaderships of the Austrian Ski Federation: Sports Director Ernst Vettori stepped down after over 30 years in the Austrian Ski Federation (as an athlete, as Head of Nordic Marketing and Sports Director for Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping). 

 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mario-stecher-new-sports-director-austria.htmlWed, 04 Apr 2018 10:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Bendi and Tiirmaa win Estonian national championships]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=bendi-and-tiirmaa-take-estonian-national-titles.html?cid=rssAnnemarii Bendi and Karl-August Tiirmaa were the winners of the Estonian national championships held in Otepää on the Easter weekend.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=bendi-and-tiirmaa-take-estonian-national-titles.htmlTue, 03 Apr 2018 14:08:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Nadymova and Yahin take Russian national titles]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=nadymova-and-yahin-take-russian-national-titles.html?cid=rssThis weekend, the Russian national championships in Nordic Combined took place in Chaikovskiy and women’s COC champion Stefaniya Nadymova and Ernest Yahin took the titles.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=nadymova-and-yahin-take-russian-national-titles.htmlSun, 01 Apr 2018 19:04:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Lamy Chappuis takes wins in his last nationals]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=lamy-chappuis-takes-wins-his-last-nationals.html?cid=rssJason Lamy Chappuis sure knows how to go out with a bang. The French superstar finally ended his career with a victory, taking the win in the French national championships held in Prémanon, his ninth Nordic Combined national title in total.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=lamy-chappuis-takes-wins-his-last-nationals.htmlSun, 01 Apr 2018 16:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Nordic Combined Awards conclude season 2017/18]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=nordic-combined-awards-conclude-season-2017.html?cid=rssThe Nordic Combined season 2017/18 conclude with one last evening of celebration and honouring the best athletes and coaches of the season.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=nordic-combined-awards-conclude-season-2017.htmlWed, 28 Mar 2018 16:06:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Goodbye for good!]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=goodbye-for-good.html?cid=rssSupported by Manninen‘s wife Heli and his first national coach, Jyri Pelkonen, Nordic Combined Awards Jury member Paolo Romanò traced the profile of one of the most iconic Nordic Combined athletes in history.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=goodbye-for-good.htmlTue, 27 Mar 2018 14:26:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Athletes of the season: Watabe, Schmid, Rießle & Co.]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=athletes-the-season-watabe-schmid-rießle.html?cid=rssHonouring one achievement over the other is always a slippery slope as all athletes contend with their different challenges, motivations and abilities. The same kind of effort that goes into winning a World Cup event, a title event or even the overall victory of a season can go into simply claiming World Cup points or performing to the best of one’s abilities. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=athletes-the-season-watabe-schmid-rießle.htmlMon, 26 Mar 2018 12:02:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Akito Watabe with glorious season end in Schonach]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-final-ind-gundersen-live-from-cet.html?cid=rssAfter yesterday’s Schwarzwaldpokal victory, Akito Watabe simply kept on winning and took home the win of the day in the Final Individual Gundersen event and the crystal globe for the overall World Cup victory. Watabe duelled with Norway’s Jarl Riiber again and crossed the finish line 5.1 seconds ahead of the 20-year-old today. Fabian Rießle set his second home podium in Schonach with rank three today by crossing the finish line 48.1 seconds after Watabe.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-final-ind-gundersen-live-from-cet.htmlSun, 25 Mar 2018 06:09:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Akito Watabe returns to the top in Schonach]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-schwarzwaldpokal-live-from-cet.html?cid=rssWorld Cup winner Akito Watabe does not show any signs of letting up this season. The Japanese clinched his 16th World Cup victory in Schonach and entered his name on the Schwarzwaldpokal winner list. After a strong cross-country race, Watabe finished 6.3 seconds ahead of Norway’s Jarl Magnus Riiber. Bernhard Gruber claimed the third place, +8.5 seconds after Watabe.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-schwarzwaldpokal-live-from-cet.htmlSat, 24 Mar 2018 06:55:00 +0000