Ski Jumping

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

SKI JUMPING: Veterans Kraft and Iraschko-Stolz collect wins in Zakopane and Japan

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Good weekend for two of the storied jumpers in the history of the sport: Austria’s Stefan Kraft and Daniela Iraschko-Stolz. Kraft, who dominated the 2016-17...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Kobayashi faces Stoch, Kubacki and Zyla … in Poland

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The amazing season for Japan’s 21-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi will get one of its sternest tests this week in Zakopane (POL), where he will face...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 14 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi equals all-time World Cup record of six consecutive wins

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The amazing story of 22-year-old Japanese star Ryoyu Kobayashi continued at Val di Fiemme, as he won his sixth straight World Cup event, overwhelming...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Can Kobayashi keep his streak alive? How about Althaus?

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The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup continues for the men in Val di Fiemme for the men and in Sapporo (JPN) for the women,...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi completes Four Hills sweep with win in Bischofshofen!

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In the first 65 editions of the Four Hills Tournament, only Germany’s Sven Hannawald had managed to win the sport’s “Grand Slam” by winning...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi wins second Four Hills tourney at Garmisch

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When Poland’s Kamil Stoch swept all four stages of the Four Hills Tournament last year for the first time since Sven Hannawald (GER), who managed...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi takes Four Hills opener in Obertsdorf

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He did it again! Japan’s Ryoyu Kobayashi had never won a World Cup event coming into the season. Now he has five wins in the...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Four Hills Tournament starts in Obertsdorf

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It’s the end of the year – and the start of a new one – so it’s time for the famed Four Hills Tournament...

SKI JUMPING: Althaus sweeps first World Cups in Premanon

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Is this the year for Germany’s Katharina Althaus? Second in the World Cup seasonal standings to Norway’s Maren Lundby, Althaus is quickly stamping this season...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi stays in front in Engelberg

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We’re still early in the 2018-19 World Cup season, but the question being asked is whether Japan’s 27-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi is the real deal,...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Women’s jumping arrives for the first time in Premanon

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The expansion of the women’s World Cup program from 17 to 25 events allows for new venues, like this week’s double at Premanon in...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Men get back on track in Engelberg

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The men’s World Cup season has been in the midst of an unplanned break thanks to the cancellation of the jumping at Titisee-Neustadt (GER)...

SKI JUMPING: Germany sweeps Lillehammer Triple

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The season opener for the women’s Ski Jumping World Cup was the Lillehammer Triple, not simply three events in three days, but also a...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi impressive at Nizhny Tagil

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What’s gotten into Japan’s Ryoyu Kobayashi ? Just 22, he came into this season with a grand total of one World Cup medal, a bronze...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Women’s World Cup season opens in Lillehammer

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The Nordic sports festival in Lillehammer (NOR) will feature the season opener in women’s ski jumping, the first of 25 competitions that will stretch...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Men’s World Cup’s annual December trip to Russia

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The usual trip to the jumping hill in Nizhny Tagil (RUS) comes this week, with Japan’s Ryoyu Kobayashi trying to follow up on his...

SKI JUMPING: Kobayashi wins twice in Ruka

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Japan’s 22-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi came to Ruka with the knowledge that he had been part of the winning team entry last season, and that...

SKI JUMPING Preview: Two evening events at the Ruka Nordic Festival

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The 2018-19 World Cup jumping season got underway last weekend with a surprise win for Russia’s Evgeniy Klimov, who won at Wisla (POL). Are...

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