Desounding home triumph for German eagles in Klingenthal
The German skijumping quartet represented by Markus Eisenbichler (Fischer), Richard Freitag, Andreas Wellinger and Severin Freund (Fischer) celebrated a home success by a mile in front of their home crowd in first event of skijumping World Cup. Second went to team Japan consisting of Reruhi Shimizu (Fischer), Daiki Ito (Fischer), Noriaki Kasai (Fischer) and Taku Takeuchi (Fischer) followed by Norway's Rune Velta (Fischer), Anders Jacobsen, Anders Fannemel and Anders Bardal (Fischer).
Ski jumping legend Toni Innauer (AUT) in interview
In the 1970s Toni Innauer was a member of the miraculous Austrian ski jumping team. The man from Vorarlberg reached the zenith of his career when he won a gold medal at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid. After an ankle injury put an untimely end to his athletic career, Innauer worked for the Austrian Ski Federation as a trainer and director of sport. In 2011 Innauer launched the agency Innauer+(f)acts. Innauer on the “market leader” Fischer: “Fischer sped development up and was escort to and the driving force behind the Austrian ski jumpers.”
Fischer athletes committed to the system
The new season is just around the corner. As is usually the case after Olympic Games, numerous athletes took a critical look at their equipment after the season came to an end this year, too. The course has been set for the next Olympic period. The Nordic Fischer Racing Team also has some changes to report. And one thing is absolutely clear: the Fischer athletes will be counting on skis and boots from a single source for their future in sport – the successful system from the Nordic Number One.
Fischer - best in test
Choosing the right ski is easy: this year a whole host of test winners in the three Nordic ski tests carried out by xc-ski.de, Nordic Sports magazine and the Italian cross country skiing magazine SciFondo once again come from Fischer. Whether it is Racing, Performance, Sport or Nordic Cruising, with Fischer you can always be sure you have chosen the best ski.
Cross country legend Thomas Wassberg (SWE) in Interview
During his career Thomas Wassberg notched up four gold medals each at Olympic Games and World Cups. With his Olympic victory at Lake Placid in 1980 the Swede earned a place in history: over 15 kilometres he finished a hundredth of a second ahead of the Finn Juha Mieto – the narrowest margin in the history of the Olympic Games. All Wassberg’s wins were on Fischer. “Actually I always skied on Fischer!“, as the legenary cross-country skier puts it.