The world champion of the large hill, Markus Eisenbichler, was awarded the title of "Ski Athlete of the Year" by the other athletes of the DSV (Deutscher Skiverband: German Ski Association) as part of this years DSV athlete's clothing.
World champion of the large hill, gold in the team and mixed team, 2nd place at the Four Hills Tournament and the 1st World Cup victory in Planica. For Markus Eisenbichler the past season could hardly have been more successful. Now he was honored by the active athletes of the German Ski Association as "Ski Athlete of the Year".
The 28-year-old was delighted, but also made clear that he focused on training for the upcoming season. "I just try to do what I like doing the most," Eisenbichler explains. After the successful last season, he has no particularly high expectations for the coming winter: "I am just happy that things are going so well and that I realize that I still have potential in my body. I just want to do skijumping as good as I can and do my best" explains the Bavarian.
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.