Preparations for the 2020/2021 season have begun. Most nations have named their national teams for the upcoming winter season and many teams have already started with their first jumps.
The fact that the career of ski jumping legend Noriaki Kasai is unique is now once again demonstrated by another award.
Poland and USA Nordic are the first national teams to nominate their teams for the 2020/2021 season.
There is good news for all ski jumping enthusiasts: Both Noriaki Kasai and Simon Ammann want to continue their career and have set their sights on the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
The 2019/2020 ski jumping season is history and we take advantage of this to look back once again at the biggest surprises, newcomers, most exciting competitions and most beautiful victories. Even though the season came to an abrupt end due to the current situation and the spread of the Corona Virus, this season also had a lot to offer in addition to one of the most exciting Four Hills Tournaments in years, there were several surprises and emotional victories.
Due to the current situation and in order to prevent further spread of the corona virus, the ski jumping season 2019/2020 was ended early yesterday. The Ski Flying World Championships 2021 in Planica will also be postponed until next year. Stefan Kraft thus wins the overall World Cup.
On Monday and Tuesday Raw Air continued through Norway at Lillehammer. Peter Prevc was happy about his first victory after almost two years. Kamil Stoch also triumphed and took over the overall ranking in the Raw Air.
At the start of this year's Raw Air through Norway Constantin Schmid shows the best jump in the qualification and is the first leader of the Raw Air. The Norwegians use their home advantage in team jumping and triump ahead Germany.
On the weekend in Lathi the 1000th World Cup event was held in addition to the individual jumping and the team competition. Karl Geiger could prevail against Stefan Kraft and keeps the overall World Cup open.
For the first time the Ski Jumping World Cup stopped in Rasnov, Romania, at the weekend. After the ski flying last weekend, we now went to the normal hill. Karl Geiger and Stefan Kraft prevailed against the competition and keep the overall World Cup open.