The dates for the upcoming ski jumping season have been fixed.
Yesterday, Thursday, the 3rd October, the autumn meeting of the International Ski Federation (FIS) took place in Zurich and the competition plan for the winter season 2019/2020 was set. For the third time in a row to open the winter on November 22nd with a single and a team competition on the Adam-Malysz-Schanze in Wisla, Poland. Before the first German World Cup in Kligenthal, the Skijumpers stop in Ruka, Finnland and the Russian Nishni Tangil.
After Christmas holidays thd 68th Four Hills Tournament starts in December 28th in Oberstorf, right before Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Innsbruck and Bischofshofen.
Scandinavia and Planica at the end
In March the big Scandinavian trip is up for the jumpers. First stop is Lahti, Finland, before the popular RawAir take in Norway. After a long season, there will be another highlight: from 20 to 22 March, this year's Ski Flying World Championships will take place in Planica.go back
After the Four Hills Tournament the normal Ski Jumping World Cup continued on this weekend. Two competitions from the normal hill were held in Val di Fiemme, Italy. On both days it was the German Karl Geiger, who was happy about the victory in the end and thus also took the yellow jersey as overall World Cup leader.
The final jumping of the 68. Four Hills Tournament in Bischofshofen not only attracted 15,000 fans to the Paul Ausserleitner hill, but also more than 7 million people in front of the TV screens. The second round thus ended up at number 1 on the hit list of TV ratings.