FIS-Ski.com - Nordic Combined - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenFri, 20 Jul 2018 08:22:00 +0100Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:22:00 +0100News RSS<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Thea Øihaugen (NOR)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-thea-øihaugen-nor.html?cid=rssThea Øihaugen comes from a winter sports family and Nordic Skiing has been part of the Norwegian’s life since she was just two years old. High-time to get to know the 17-year-old hopeful better before a new, big ladies’ winter gets underway.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-thea-øihaugen-nor.htmlFri, 20 Jul 2018 08:22:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“The results I needed to get to make the right changes”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-results-needed-get-make-the-right-changes.html?cid=rssFor some athletes, it reads like a dream: a fixed place on the team. being the second best athlete of the season, a second place in the Nordic Combined TRIPLE, a total of six podiums and an incredible Olympic debut with two fourth place and a team silver medal. The highly ambitious Jarl Magnus Riiber takes this as an inspiration to reach higher, as he told TUESDAY TALK.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=the-results-needed-get-make-the-right-changes.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 08:50:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Busy summer for Japanese team]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=busy-summer-for-japanese-team.html?cid=rssThe Japanese team around head coach Takanori Kohno has been busy already during spring and will continue to do so also in the upcoming Summer Grand Prix period.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=busy-summer-for-japanese-team.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 08:35:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Triinu Hausenberg (EST)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-triinu-hausenberg-est.html?cid=rssTogether with Annemarii Bendi, Triinu Hausenberg has represented Estonia in Nordic Combined events in the past few seasons. Last year, the 15-year-old won the Youth II girls category ahead of Bendi and is now looking forward to her first Continental Cup season. High time to get to know her a little better.

 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-triinu-hausenberg-est.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 17:45:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Italy names B and C teams]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=italy-names-and-teams.html?cid=rssThe Italian Ski Federation has named the B and C teams for the upcoming season, which will also include female athletes. Technical Director Federico Rigoni and Ivo Pertile, responsible for the youth sector of the discipline named the following athletes to the teams.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=italy-names-and-teams.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 08:48:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“It all starts at zero again!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=all-starts-zero-again.html?cid=rssAustria’s Lukas Klapfer was the Nordic Combined surprise of the PyeongChang Olympics: the 32-year-old from Trofaiach claimed two bronze medals with a World Cup record of one win and ten podium positions, individually and in team events. For TUESDAY TALK, he spoke about his current vocational education phase, new goals and why experience has become one of his biggest trump cards.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=all-starts-zero-again.htmlTue, 10 Jul 2018 06:38:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Streak of bad luck for Czech Nordic Combined team]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=streak-bad-luck-for-czech-nordic-combined-team.html?cid=rssSince the beginning of May, the Czech athletes have had a fitness camp in Liberec and Harrachov, as well as ski jumping in Breitenberg, Eisenerz and Ještěd. They have just now finished a 16-day camp in Seefeld, which will be the venue for the World Classics Championship next year.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=streak-bad-luck-for-czech-nordic-combined-team.htmlMon, 09 Jul 2018 12:18:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ilkka Herola wins Summer Challenge 2018]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilkka-herola-wins-summer-challenge-2018.html?cid=rssThe Finnish Nordic Combined team met for their annual Summer Challenge during a training camp in Vuokatti and Ilkka Herola emerged victorious from the 4 km cross-country run, followed by 2 jump on the HS 100 normal hill and 3 km of roller-skiing to end the day. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ilkka-herola-wins-summer-challenge-2018.htmlSat, 07 Jul 2018 11:30:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Elizabete Stankevica (LAT)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-elizabete-stankevica-lat.html?cid=rssNordic Combined athletes from Latvia have been a fixture in different Youth Cups in the past few years. Still, the way to the top competition level is a difficult one for athletes who do not have a jumping hill in their home country and need to travel to neighbouring country Estonia or even further for training sessions. High time to cast a little more light on team member Elizabete Stankevica and her way to Ladies’ Nordic Combined.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-elizabete-stankevica-lat.htmlSat, 07 Jul 2018 10:14:00 +0100
<![CDATA[USA Nordic jumped n' jammed through holiday weekend]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=usa-nordic-athletes-jumped-and-jammed-through-holiday-weekend.html?cid=rssThe 4th of July festivities traditionally mark a busy competition period for the USA Nordic athletes and also 2018 was no exception. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=usa-nordic-athletes-jumped-and-jammed-through-holiday-weekend.htmlThu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Team & Spectator Info Summer Grand Prix 2018]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-spectator-info-summer-grand-prix-2018.html?cid=rssThe Summer Grand Prix 2018 is only seven weeks away and now, detailed information for fans looking to visit the events and for all teams participating are available. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=team-spectator-info-summer-grand-prix-2018.htmlFri, 29 Jun 2018 11:32:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Endurance week for Austrian Nordic Combined team]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=endurance-week-for-austrian-nordic-combined-team.html?cid=rssThe Nordic Combined national team of the Austrian Ski Federation is in for an endurance camp in Längefeld, Tyrol. After four days of jumping training at Bergisel in Innsbruck and Natters, the team came to stay at the Aqua Dome in Längenfeld on the past Monday. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=endurance-week-for-austrian-nordic-combined-team.htmlThu, 28 Jun 2018 21:29:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“I would like to fight for a bit more than just points!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=would-like-fight-for-bit-more-than-just-points.html?cid=rssAs one of two reigning Junior World Champions, 18-year-old Vid Vrhovnik put Slovenia back into Nordic Combined headlines again. For FIS Nordic Combined, he recapped his big triumph, gave insights into his current training processes and looked towards future goals.

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=would-like-fight-for-bit-more-than-just-points.htmlTue, 26 Jun 2018 07:54:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Austrian bronze medal team honoured by Ski Federation]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-bronze-medal-team-honoured-ski-federation.html?cid=rssOn the occasion of the 83rd Austrian Ski Federation country conference in Bad Aussee, the nation’s successful Olympic athletes were honoured with a gala evening.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=austrian-bronze-medal-team-honoured-ski-federation.htmlMon, 25 Jun 2018 06:34:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Lisa Hirner (AUT)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-lisa-hirner-aut.html?cid=rssLisa Hirner is a 14-year-old Nordic Combined hopeful who has made a name for herself in the FIS Youth Cup and Alpen Cup series in the past two years. Lisa claimed podium results in nearly all her starts and came in fourth at the Ladies’ Nordic Combined test event at the Junior World Championships in Kandersteg (SUI) in the last winter. High-time to get to know her better before the next big Ladies’ Nordic Combined season starts. 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-lisa-hirner-aut.htmlSat, 23 Jun 2018 09:30:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Falun plans ski premiere for 1st of November]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=falun-plans-ski-premiere-for-1st-november.html?cid=rssOn November 1, 2017, Falun, Sweden will have its ski premiere with snow guarantee at the Lugnet venue in Falun, Sweden. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=falun-plans-ski-premiere-for-1st-november.htmlThu, 21 Jun 2018 08:47:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“I’m proud of my results but can do better still!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=proud-results-but-can-better-still.html?cid=rssPoland’s Szczepan Kupczak can look back on a nice season: no injuries for the 25-year-old who, like Norwegian star Jarl Riiber, had to battle a shoulder injury in the past, a first-ever participation in the Olympic Games and a career-best overall result. Still, he is not at the end of his ambitions. For TUESDAY TALK, he gave some insights about life after the season ended, his recent training program and the Summer Grand Prix to come.

 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=proud-results-but-can-better-still.htmlTue, 19 Jun 2018 16:00:00 +0100
<![CDATA[New Ladies’ Nordic Combined focus group in Norway]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=new-ladies-nordic-combined-focus-group-norway.html?cid=rssThe Norwegian Ski Federation has established a special training group for Ladies’ Nordic Combined, which is supposed to help prepare athletes for the bigger medal events to come. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=new-ladies-nordic-combined-focus-group-norway.htmlSun, 17 Jun 2018 13:32:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Big Oslo Skishow weekend for Team Norway]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=big-oslo-skishow-weekend-for-team-norway.html?cid=rssThe entirety of Nordic Combined Norway was in action on a big weekend that included appearances at the Oslo Skishow, followed by a Norges Cup weekend, all taking place around Holmenkollen and the jumping hills of Midtstua.

 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=big-oslo-skishow-weekend-for-team-norway.htmlSun, 17 Jun 2018 08:21:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Pinja Koivisto (FIN)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-pinja-koivisto-fin.html?cid=rss15-year-old Pinja Koivisto from Finland has not graced the Continental Cup events last year but has discovered the international flair of different FIS Youth Cup events. In this edition of “Ladies in the Spotlight”, she talks about the Junior World Championship premiere in her own country, what she likes to do next to Nordic Combined and how Oberstdorf is one of her favourite places.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-pinja-koivisto-fin.htmlSat, 16 Jun 2018 08:30:00 +0100
<![CDATA[USA Nordic athletes train at Mayo Clinic]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=usa-nordic-athletes-train-mayo-clinic-124868.html?cid=rssThis week the capable staff at Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis is sharing techniques and showing training regimens to the coaches and national team athletes of USA Nordic.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=usa-nordic-athletes-train-mayo-clinic-124868.htmlFri, 15 Jun 2018 12:06:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Kimmo Savolainen new head coach in Italy]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kimmo-savolainen-new-head-coach-italy.html?cid=rssThe Italian Ski Federation announced the 2018/19 team lists plus the respective coaching staff for the next season today. Finn Kimmo Savolainen will be Paolo Bernardi’s successor as head coach of the team supported by former athlete Guiseppe Michielli as Ski Jumping coach and Pietro Frigo as Cross-Country coach. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=kimmo-savolainen-new-head-coach-italy.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 16:50:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Fine-tuning in the wind tunnel]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fine-tuning-the-wind-tunnel.html?cid=rssIt was their total eighth time in the Rail Tec wind tunnel in Vienna: the Austrian Nordic Combined team faced the challenge of up to 30 seconds of air time to fine-tune their jumping techniques after a first jumping camp focussed on basic technique earlier this month. Each athlete worked on the optimisation of his flight technique and equipment questions. Wind tunnel training is especially useful as the coach can supervise the flight and give corrections while the athlete is in the air. 

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=fine-tuning-the-wind-tunnel.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 16:17:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Denifl, Pommer & Co return to the jumping hills]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=denifl-pommer-return-the-jumping-hills.html?cid=rssThe Austrian Nordic Combined national team returned to the jumping hills in the past week with a first training camp at the Summer Grand Prix Finals venue of Planica. From the past Tuesday until Sunday, the team went through an extensive jumping sessions in the morning and strength or roller ski sessions in the afternoon.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=denifl-pommer-return-the-jumping-hills.htmlSun, 10 Jun 2018 17:59:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ladies in the Spotlight: Ayane Miyazaki (JPN)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-ayane-miyazaki-jpn.html?cid=rssOf course she could not be missing from our “Ladies in the Spotlight” list: COC overall runner-up Ayane Miyazaki. Get to know the Rena-winner from Japan a little bit better.


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ladies-the-spotlight-ayane-miyazaki-jpn.htmlFri, 08 Jun 2018 12:59:00 +0100
<![CDATA[“It will be fun to do the Mass Start again!”]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=will-fun-mass-start-again.html?cid=rssFor this week’s edition of TUESDAY TALK, the focus is on Norwegian veteran Jan Schmid, who just ended the best season of his career so far. In the interview, he looks back on what he would have done differently in a do-over, gives insights into his summer training (and orienteering) plans and what he is looking forward most to in the next winter season.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=will-fun-mass-start-again.htmlThu, 07 Jun 2018 09:16:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Ben Berend puts Nordic Combined career on hold]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ben-berend-puts-nordic-combined-career-hold.html?cid=rssAfter a less than stellar Olympic season, USA’s Ben Berend is done with Nordic Combined… for now. After taking some time to contemplate his future in spring, Berend decided to put his Nordic Combined career on hold and ski next season in the NCAA from Albuquerque, New Mexico, as is reported by Steamboat Today.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=ben-berend-puts-nordic-combined-career-hold.htmlWed, 06 Jun 2018 17:25:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Slovenian teams 2018/19 nominated]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=slovenian-teams-2018-nominated.html?cid=rssDuring a first meeting of the Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping departments of the Slovenian Ski Federation, the working plans and teams for the 2018/19 season were confirmed.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=slovenian-teams-2018-nominated.htmlWed, 06 Jun 2018 08:52:00 +0100
<![CDATA[France: athletes and new head coach announced]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=france-athletes-and-new-head-coach-announced.html?cid=rssWhile the French Ski Association’s team nominations held little surprise in terms of the athletes, the name at the helm of the A-team has changed. After Jerome Laheurte has been promoted to Sports Director for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined, Frédéric Baud will be the new head coach of the A team. Alexandre Villet will be in charge of the B-team.

 

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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=france-athletes-and-new-head-coach-announced.htmlSun, 03 Jun 2018 15:28:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Russian teams for 2018/19 named]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=russian-teams-for-2018-named.html?cid=rssThe Russian Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Federation has announced the Nordic Combined teams for the upcoming season. There are no big changes both for athletes and coaches compared to the past season.

 


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/nordic-combined/news-multimedia/news/article=russian-teams-for-2018-named.htmlTue, 29 May 2018 15:35:00 +0100