The FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix was in action over the past weekend for the second event of the series, this time with the ladies joining the fray. FIS Nordic Combined checked in with Olympic champion Johannes Rydzek (GER) and more Alpine skiers retired.
FIS Summer Grand Prix Hinterzarten
Q&A with Johannes Rydzek (GER)
Olympic Champion and defending Lahti 2017 World Champion Johannes Rydzek is much in demand. FIS Nordic Combined caught him right after he unveiled the new Oberstdorf 2021, FIS Nordic World Ski Championships logo and asked some questions about his ambassador role, post-Olympic appointments, his training situation and the rest of his busy life.
More Alpine Skiing athletes retire
Additional World Cup athletes have made the hard decision to retire from active ski racing during the offseason. In addition to the athletes mentioned in the two previous articles (see here, and here), the following have recently announced their retirements.