Dr. Peter Kruijer from the Oberstdorf Ski Club is the new President of the Four Hills Tournament. The presidents of the partner clubs from Oberstdorf, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Innsbruck and Bischofshofen appointed the 63-year-old as successor to Johann Pichler (Bischofshofen), who held the office for the past three years. At the same time, the office of the Four Hills Tournament will also move from Bischofshofen to Oberstdorf.
After 40 years of work in the Ski Club Bischofshofen, of which 20 years as managing director and 5 years as president of the Ski Club, Hannes Pichler retires and hands over the leadership of the Ski Club.
The ski jumping world deeply misses the sports photographer Hans Rauchensteiner.
The World Championships in Oberstdorf are getting closer and Halvor Egner Granerud continues to present himself in top shape. But also Ryōyū Kobayashi presented himself in a good form.
Halvor Egner Granerud again left the competitors behind in Klingenthal. The overall World Cup leader won the competition on Saturday as well as on Sunday.
The Norwegian Halvor Egner Granerud secured with his outstanding performance the victory in the overall ranking "Willingen Six" for the best athlete of the weekend.
The Four Hills Tournament is ranked number one in the annual buzz ranking of the international data and analytics group YouGov Sport. The Tournament was the sporting event that had the most positive buzz among Germans in 2020.
Team Norway won the team event in Lahti, Finland, last Saturday. With Robert Johansson, a Norwegian also stood at the top of the podium on Sunday.
The ski jumping elite met for the World Cup in Zakopane, Poland, this weekend. The team event was won by the Austrians, the individual victory was celebrated by Marius Lindvik.