FIS-Ski.com - Nordic Combined - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenWed, 16 Aug 2017 09:42:00 +0100Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:42:00 +0100News RSS<![CDATA[Frenzel and Weber at SGP 2017 kick-off press conference]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=frenzel-and-weber-sgp-2017-kick-off-press-conference.html?cid=rssGerman Nordic Combined star power at the kick-off press conference for the 2017 Summer Grand Prix in Oberwiesenthal - local heroes Eric Frenzel and Terence Weber met up with the organisers and media representatives to get the summer of 2017 officially under way.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=frenzel-and-weber-sgp-2017-kick-off-press-conference.htmlWed, 16 Aug 2017 09:42:00 +0100
<![CDATA[FIS Summer Interviews: Oberstdorf (GER)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-summer-interviews-oberstdorf-ger.html?cid=rssThe summer interview series continues with the organiser of the Summer Grand Prix’s third stop and Nordic World Championship host Oberstdorf (GER). Secretary General Florian Weidel answers questions about one of the busiest times of the year in the popular holiday destination. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-summer-interviews-oberstdorf-ger.htmlTue, 15 Aug 2017 09:03:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Extended Summer Grand Prix 2017 in the starting blocks]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=extended-summer-grand-prix-2017-the-starting-blocks.html?cid=rssThe 2017/18 season in Nordic Combined will be bigger than ever. Not only the winter season has been extended by one week by the addition of Klingenthal in late March but also the Summer Grand Prix starts in its traditional timeframe in late August but will only reach its big finals in late September in Planica, Slovenia.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=extended-summer-grand-prix-2017-the-starting-blocks.htmlMon, 14 Aug 2017 11:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Team Norway: The best of both worlds]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-norway-the-best-both-worlds.html?cid=rssSports blog Nordic Combined Norway is the latest participant in the summer series #fisnoco around the world. And true to their name, of course editor-in-chief Marion Grumbd gives closer insights to one of Nordic Combined’s big nations, Norway and their biggest challenge in the years to come: the generation change.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-norway-the-best-both-worlds.htmlSun, 13 Aug 2017 11:56:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Germany sweeps second OPA event in Bischofsgrün]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=germany-sweeps-second-opa-event-bischofsgrun.html?cid=rssThe second competition of the ladies’ OPA season in Bischofsgrün had the German team sweeping ranks one till five. Jenny Nowak claimed a dominant victory, winning the ski jumping part with 107.4 points and the roller-ski race by 32.2 seconds.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=germany-sweeps-second-opa-event-bischofsgrun.htmlSat, 12 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100
<![CDATA[FIS Summer Interviews: Montafon (AUT)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-summer-interviews-montafon-aut.html?cid=rssAfter one break year, the Austrian venue of Tschagguns and Partenen is back on the Summer Grand Prix calendar 2017. OC President Thomas Amann gave all details of what is new in the second FIS Summer Interview.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-summer-interviews-montafon-aut.htmlTue, 08 Aug 2017 10:40:00 +0100
<![CDATA[OPA: Lena Prinoth wins in Klingenthal]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-lena-prinoth-wins-klingenthal.html?cid=rssThe OPA Alpencup action started for the summer of 2017 with one competition for the Nordic Combined ladies in Klingenthal, Germany. It ended with a victory of Italian Lena Prinoth, who beat local hero Jenny Nowak by 31.1 seconds. Pinoth’s teammate Annika Sieff finished third, +1:04.0 behind Prinoth.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=opa-lena-prinoth-wins-klingenthal.htmlMon, 07 Aug 2017 19:42:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Austrian youngster camp Nordic Combined]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-youngster-camp-nordic-combined.html?cid=rss38 boys and six girls were part of the 12th edition of the Austrian Ski Federation camp for youngsters. A total of 12 staff members tried their best to infect the young athletes with the Nordic Combined virus and especially national team athlete Mario Seidl did his utmost cheer on the young participants and give valuable input.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-youngster-camp-nordic-combined.htmlSun, 06 Aug 2017 13:05:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Riiber is back and wins Norges Cup in Trondheim]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=riiber-back-and-wins-norges-cup-trondheim.html?cid=rssAfter being sidelined by a shoulder injury for several months, Norwegian shooting star Jarl Riiber made his competition comeback in the Norges Cup in Trondheim on the past Saturday. 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=riiber-back-and-wins-norges-cup-trondheim.htmlSun, 06 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Youth Cup: Success for Germany, Finland and Estonia in Vuokatti]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=youth-cup-success-for-germany-finland-and-estonia-vuokatti.html?cid=rss21 athletes from five different countries experienced a great start into the international Nordic Combined competition season 2017/18 at the FIS Youth Cup weekend in Vuokatti. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=youth-cup-success-for-germany-finland-and-estonia-vuokatti.htmlSun, 06 Aug 2017 06:55:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ilkka Herola wins Summer Challenge in Vuokatti]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilkka-herola-wins-the-summer-challenge-vuokatti.html?cid=rssRight after coming back from a training camp in Oberhof, Germany, the Finnish team held the so-called “Summer Challenge 2017” in conjunction with a big Nordic Combined week in the venue of Vuokatti. Before the FIS Youth Cup weekend will give the floor to the young athletes, the A and B teams started in a combined cross-country run and uphill roller-skiing race to find the winner of this year’s Summer Challenge.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilkka-herola-wins-the-summer-challenge-vuokatti.htmlThu, 03 Aug 2017 07:47:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Chat with FIS Race Director Lasse Ottesen]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/news-multimedia/news/article=chat-with-fis-race-director-lasse-ottesen.html?cid=rss/news-multimedia/news/article=chat-with-fis-race-director-lasse-ottesen.htmlWed, 02 Aug 2017 14:59:00 +0100<![CDATA[“I have good memories of the Mass Start competitions!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=have-good-memories-the-mass-start-competitions.html?cid=rssIt was one of the biggest Nordic Combined news of this spring: Finnish legend Hannu Manninen is extending his comeback to the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Korea. In TUESDAY TALK, the 38-year-old speaks about his training, combining his job as a pilot with his Olympic aspirations and his opinion about the possible Mass Start Revival in Nordic Combined.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=have-good-memories-the-mass-start-competitions.htmlTue, 01 Aug 2017 19:51:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Summer season starts in Vuokatti and Klingenthal]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-season-starts-vuokatti-and-klingenthal-105527.html?cid=rssThe months of waiting are over. The Nordic Combined summer season 2017 will get under way with a FIS Youth Cup in Vuokatti, Finland from the 3rd - 5th of August and an OPA Alpencup event in Klingenthal, Germany following two days later.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-season-starts-vuokatti-and-klingenthal-105527.htmlTue, 01 Aug 2017 12:49:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Team Italy: The scent of medals]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-italy-the-scent-medals.html?cid=rss#fisnoco around the world continues. NeveItalia editor Francesco Paone gives his commentary on the situation, development and future chances for Team Italy.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-italy-the-scent-medals.htmlSat, 29 Jul 2017 11:03:00 +0100
<![CDATA[FIS Summer Interviews - Oberwiesenthal]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-summer-interviews-oberwiesenthal.html?cid=rssOberwiesenthal, the small city at the foot of the Fichtelberg, has developed into the traditional opening venue of the Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix - but it does not stop there. Media spokesperson Christoph Gahler with all the insight on changes and new impulses for the 2017 edition and the future.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-summer-interviews-oberwiesenthal.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 12:52:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Hannu Manninen returns to top of the podium]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hannu-manninen-returns-top-the-podium.html?cid=rssHannu Manninen has experience with standing on the very top of podiums. With 48 World Cup victories, he’s still the most successful Nordic Combined athlete of all times. On the past weekend at the traditional Waskiyhdistetty in Lieksa, the veteran claimed the top spot back from his younger teammates.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=hannu-manninen-returns-top-the-podium.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 11:32:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Training camp update Team Italy]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=training-camp-update-team-italy.html?cid=rssThe Italian A and B teams spent some time in Courchevel / Brides Les Bains for a training camp at the end of July. Sports director Sandro Pertile nominated Alessandro Pittin, Samuel Costa, Armin Bauer, Lukas Runggaldier, Raffaele Buzzi, Luca Gianmoena, Manuel Maierhofer and Aaron Kostner to take part.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=training-camp-update-team-italy.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 10:29:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Maxime Laheurte French summer champion 2017]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=maxime-laheurte-french-summer-champion-2017.html?cid=rssMaxime Laheurte has captured the title of French champion in a competition held in Chaux-Neuve on the past weekend. On Saturday afternoon, the ski jumping round was on schedule in which Laheurte already claimed the pole position.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=maxime-laheurte-french-summer-champion-2017.htmlTue, 25 Jul 2017 11:32:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“I’m ready to close the door on this chapter!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ready-close-the-door-this-chapter.html?cid=rssThinking about the unluckiest athlete of the past season, Norway’s Jarl Riiber is quick to come to mind with his multiple shoulder dislocation and the following surgery. But actually, Riiber is not the only one, who suffered such misfortune. Injuring himself in a competition crash during a cross-country race, Polish hopeful Szczepan Kupczak had to walk the same path, all the way until a final surgery fixed the problem. In TUESDAY TALK, he speaks about those hard times and the plans for his return.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ready-close-the-door-this-chapter.htmlThu, 13 Jul 2017 07:45:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Team Austria reaches for new heights]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-austria-reaches-for-new-heights.html?cid=rssHead coach Christoph Eugen’s national team headed for Eisenerz for another training camp that did not only comprise ski jumping and power sessions at the new Erzbergarena but also new impulses. A common trip on a via ferrata lead to the top of the Hochblaser mountain and the necessary cooling off could be done with a jump into the Leopoldsteinersee at the base of the via ferrata.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-austria-reaches-for-new-heights.htmlMon, 17 Jul 2017 19:10:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies‘ Nordic Combined and Big Air added to Lausanne 2020 Winter YOG Programme]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-nordic-combined-and-big-air-added-lausanne-2020-winter-yog-programme.html?cid=rssth July 2017, the IOC Executive Board, of which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is a member, agreed on the programme for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne (SUI) and it includes the addition of ladies’ Nordic Combined and Freestyle Ski and Snowboard big air.]]>/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-nordic-combined-and-big-air-added-lausanne-2020-winter-yog-programme.htmlWed, 12 Jul 2017 14:44:00 +0100<![CDATA[“I was just extremely relieved!” ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=was-just-extremely-relieved.html?cid=rss"Paul Gerstgraser knows how it feels when one race turns you from young, aspiring hopeful into a World Championship hero. The 22-year-old kept his cool and his team in the fray for World Championship bronze in Lahti but was also quite happy to return to normal, calm training days after all celebrations were over, as he tells in the latest edition of TUESDAY TALK.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=was-just-extremely-relieved.htmlTue, 11 Jul 2017 16:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Summer Grand Prix Info Booklet available]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-grand-prix-info-booklet-available.html?cid=rssThe Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix 2017 is coming closer and closer. Dates, schedules and other important information for spectators and teams are now available in the Summer Grand Prix Information Booklet.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-grand-prix-info-booklet-available.htmlTue, 11 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Team Finland - more than just a ray of hope]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-finland-more-than-just-ray-hope.html?cid=rssIn the second edition of #fisnoco around the world, Gabriela Gierke of the sports blog “Finnish Nordic Combined Athletes” gives some insights into the development of Team Finland, from their darkest hour to today’s promising situation and also explains her work and focal points since the foundation of her blog in 2014.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-finland-more-than-just-ray-hope.htmlSun, 09 Jul 2017 13:33:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Fletcher and Berend best “jumpers & jammers”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fletcher-and-berend-best-jumpers-jammers.html?cid=rssIndependence Day on July 4th is a big thing in the USA. In Steamboat Spring, the base of the U.S. Nordic Combined team, the celebrations have big Nordic flavour. Bryan Fletcher and Ben Berend both had successful moments during the big Nordic celebration.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fletcher-and-berend-best-jumpers-jammers.htmlThu, 06 Jul 2017 15:02:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“I had a full three days off this spring!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=had-full-three-days-off-this-spring.html?cid=rssNorway’s Espen Andersen is a busy man. Not only did he work his way up the ranks of his team in the last season, even only narrowly missing the podium once, he also managed to pursue a bachelor in economics on the side. In this edition of TUESDAY TALK, the 23-year-old reflects on last season, gives some insight into the recent Norwegian training camp in Italy and his full 3-day off-season this spring.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=had-full-three-days-off-this-spring.htmlWed, 05 Jul 2017 10:19:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Mitja Oranic head coach of newly formed team Slovenia]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mitja-oranic-head-coach-newly-formed-team-slovenia.html?cid=rssLots of changes for the Nordic Combined athletes from Slovenia around team leader Marjan Jelenko: Not only did former Austrian B-team member Tomaz Druml reinforce the Slovenian team after a change of nationality, also a new head coach in form of former athlete Mitja Oranic joined the team. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=mitja-oranic-head-coach-newly-formed-team-slovenia.htmlSun, 02 Jul 2017 11:48:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Jason returns - a chance for Team France]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jason-returns-chance-for-team-france.html?cid=rssIn a new weekly series, we follow the sport of Nordic Combined around the world. We will check in with various sports journalists, online magazines, sports blogs, team sites and other online media covering the discipline. Each media outlet, be it big or small, gives an insight into “their” team and the situation before the Olympic winter of 2017/18 as well as into their own work and motivations.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=jason-returns-chance-for-team-france.htmlSat, 01 Jul 2017 11:15:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Klemetsen new head coach of "Team Beijing 2022"]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=klemetsen-new-head-coach-team-beijing-2022.html?cid=rssNorway’s Håvard Klemetsen, who ended his career after the last season, is back with a new job. As head of the “Team Beijing 2022”, it will be his job to develop talents into world class athletes, who can fight for medals at World Championships and Olympics.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=klemetsen-new-head-coach-team-beijing-2022.htmlFri, 30 Jun 2017 11:19:00 +0100