24.03.2015
Resounding results for yellow and black
With her arms in the air and a cry of celebration on her lips Laura Dahlmeier** (GER) concluded the outstanding 14l15 season for the Fischer Race Family with her victory in the last race. The figures are overwhelming: six of the seven large overall World Cup globes and ten of the thirteen small crystal globes for victory in the various World Cup disciplines went to Fischer athletes. In the Nordic disciplines, 70% of the athletes made it to the podium with Fischer skis and 56% were also successful with Fischer boots. For the sixth time in succession Fischer thus emerged as the dominatingly successful Nordic ski and boot brand in the World Cup winter – and underlined this fact also at the two World Championships. In addition to all individual world champions in Falun (SWE) and numerous medal winners in Kontiolahti (FIN), the winners of the Vasalauf and Birkebeiner races also rely on Fischer for performance. Nordic racing success has a name: Fischer.
22.03.2015
Severin Freund wins overall title after heart-stopping finish
Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) secured the overall World Cup title after a tie with Peter Prevc (SLO). Rune Velta (NOR, Fischer) made a podium in the last event of skijumping World Cup on flying hill in Planica valley (SLO).
22.03.2015
Jakov Fak and Laura Dahlmeier claim victories in the last competition
Jakov Fak (SLO, Fischer) captured victory in the final mass start of the winter in Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS). He succeeded ahead of Anton Shipulin (RUS, Fischer skis and boots) and Tarjei Bø (NOR, Fischer skis and boots). In women's mass start Laura Dahlmeier (GER, Fischer skis and boots) celebrated her second season's win followed by Gabriela Soukalova (CZE, Fischer). The overall title went to today's fourth-placed Darya Domracheva (BLR, Fischer skis and boots), the mass start globe went to Franziska Preuß (GER, Fischer skis and boots).
21.03.2015
Petter Eliassen and Therese Johaug win Birkebeinerrennet
Birkebeinerrennet today offered perfect conditions on the 54km long course between Rena and Lillehammer. Petter Eliassen (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) was the fastest on the tracks and won the race in a sprint finish ahead of Martin Johnsrud Sundby Norway (NOR, Fischer skis and boots). On the women’s side Therese Johaug (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) claimed suprior victory ahead of Katerina Smutna (AUT, Fischer) and last year’s winner Seraina Boner (SUI, Fischer).
21.03.2015
Robert Kranjec wins team event with Slovenian team
Robert Kranjec (SLO, Fischer) succeeded in team competition on flying hill in Planica valley (SLO) along with his compatriots Jurij Tepes, Anze Semenic and Peter Prevc (all SLO) after just one round followed by Austria and Norway.
21.03.2015
Nathan Smith and Darya Domracheva succeed in pursuit
Nathan Smith (CAN, Fischer skis and boots) secured his first ever World Cup success in pursuit in Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS). Anton Shipulin (RUS, Fischer skis and boots) came in third. Darya Domracheva (BLR, Fischer skis and boots) avoided another faux pas at the shooting range by a hair's breadth and finally she succeeded in the pursuit with a good advantage ahead of the good friends Laura Dahlmeier and Franziska Preuß (both GER, Fischer skis and boots) who made their first joined podium.
20.03.2015
Kraft third in Planica, Freund looses points
Stefan Kraft (AUT, Fischer) finished third in skiflying World Cup in Planica valley (SLO), Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) lost points in fight for the overall title against winning Prevc (SLO).
20.03.2015
Sprint success in Russia to Kaisa Mäkäräinen
Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN, Fischer skis and boots) succeeded by winning the sprint in biathlon World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS). Laura Dahlmeier (GER, Fischer skis and boots) came in second followed by Darya Domracheva (BLR, Fischer skis and boots).
19.03.2015
Anton Shipulin claims home podium in Khanty-Mansiysk sprint
Anton Shipulin (RUS, Fischer skis and boots) made a podium in front of his home crowd in World Cup final in Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS). He became runner-up behind Fourcade (FRA).
16.03.2015
Medals keep pouring in for Fischer
Nordic racing success has a name: Fischer. Following on from Falun (SWE), the biathletes of the Fischer Race Family kept the flame of success burning at the Biathlon World Championships in Kontiolahti (FIN). The Austrian family-held company also dominated the World Championship statistics in biathlon as the most successful ski and boot brand by far, once again highlighting its leading position in Nordic racing.
15.03.2015
Severin Freund celebrates fourth victory in a row
Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) continued his winning series also in the last World Cup event on Holmenkollen (NOR) before the World Cup final on flying hill in Planica valley (SLO). The podium spots went to Noriaki Kasai (JPN, Fischer) as well as Kamil Stoch (POL, Fischer), who shared his spot with Peter Prevc (SLO), Freund's rival in overall World Cup ranking.
15.03.2015
Valj Semerenko and Jakov Fak claim gold in mass start
Valj Semerenko (UKR, Fischer skis and boots) celebrated the World Championship title in mass start on the final day of biathlon WCH in Kontiolahti (FIN). Silver secured Franziska Preuß (GER, Fischer skis and boots) followed by Karin Oberhofer (ITA, Fischer skis and boots). In men's mass start Jakov Fak (SLO, Fischer) became World Champion, Silber went to Ondrej Moravec (CZE, Fischer), Bronze to Tarjei Bø (NOR, Fischer skis and boots).
15.03.2015
Marit Bjørgen beats Therese Johaug in 30 kilometres Holmenkollen mass start
Marit Bjørgen (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) is the first athlete who was able to celebrate a back-to-back victory at Holmenkollen after she eacaped from Therese Johaug (NOR, Fischer Ski und Schuhe) directly before the stadium.
14.03.2015
German men's biathlon relay team also World Champion
Erik Lesser (GER), Daniel Böhm (GER, Fischer skis and boots), Arnd Peiffer (GER, Fischer) and Simon Schempp (GER) secured the World Championship title in men's relay of biathlon WCH in Kontiolahti (FIN). Silver was won by Norway composed of Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR), Tarjei and his brother Johannes Thingnes Bø (both NOR, Fischer skis and boots) and Emil Svendsen (NOR) ahead of France represented by Simon Fourcade (FRA, Fischer skis and boots), Jean Guillaume Beatrix (FRA), Quentin Fillon Maillet (FRA, Fischer skis and boots) and Martin Fourcade (FRA).
14.03.2015
Sjur Røthe celebrates his first carreer's triumph at Holmenkollen
Sjur Røthe (NOR, Fischer) secured his first ever World Cup success over the roofs of Norway's capital at Oslo-Holmenkollen. He edged out Dario Cologna (SUI, Fischer skis and boots) by a hair's breadth in 50k free mass start with sunshine and 10°C spring conditions. Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) Finished third in his home race.
14.03.2015
Second winter's success for Akito Watabe at Holmenkollen
Akito Watabe (JPN, Fischer skis and boots) succeeded in the last competition of nordic combined World Cup in Oslo-Holmenkollen (NOR). Runner-up became Johannes Rydzek (GER, Fischer skis and boots) followed by Alessandro Pittin (ITA, Fischer skis and boots).
13.03.2015
Vogt fourth-ranked in Oslo, Iraschko-Stolz wins overall World Cup
Carina Vogt (GER, Fischer) finished fourth in the last event of women's World Cup calendar on Holmenkollen (NOR) followed by Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (AUT, Fischer) who secured the overall World Cup title.
13.03.2015
German women's relay team becomes World Champion
Franziska Hildebrand (GER), Franziska Preuß (GER, Fischer skis and boots), Vanessa Hinz (GER) and Laura Dahlmeier (GER, Fischer skis and boots) secured the gold medal in women's relay of biathlon WCH in Kontiolahti (FIN). Silver went to France (Bescond/Latuilliere/Braisaz/Dorin Habert) followed by Italy represented by Lisa Vittozzi (ITA, Fischer skis, boots and poles), Karin Oberhofer (ITA, Fischer skis and boots), Nicole Gontier and Dorothea Wierer (both ITA).
12.03.2015
Severin Freund succeeds after Kraft almost crashed
Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) secured another season's win in Trondheim (NOR) and took the overall lead in the World Cup. He benefitted of an almost crash of Stefan Kraft (AUT, Fischer) who was clearly in the lead after the first round.
12.03.2015
Ondrej Moravec claims bronze in individual competition
Ondrej Moravec (CZE, Fischer) celebrated the bronze medal in individual event in Kontiolahti.
12.03.2015
Fabian Rießle and Alessandro Pittin in Trondheim on the podium
Fabian Rießle (GER, Fischer skis and boots) and Alessandro Pittin (ITA, Fischer skis and boots) made a podium in nordic combined World Cup in Trondheim (NOR).
11.03.2015
Ekaterina Yurlova surprising new World Champion in individual race
Ekaterina Yurlova (RUS, Fischer skis and boots) surprisingly won the gold medal in women's individual of biathlon WSC in Kontiolahti (FIN). Silver went to Gabriela Soukalova (CZE, Fischer) followed by Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN, Fischer skis and boots).
11.03.2015
Maiken Caspersen Falla and Eirik Brandsdal win classic sprints in Drammen
Maiken Caspersen Falla (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) and Eirik Brandsdal (NOR, Fischer) succeeded in the sprint race this winter. The following podium spot also went to Norway, Marit Bjørgen (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) finished third and Finn Hågen Krogh (NOR, Fischer) second followed by Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR, Fischer skis and boots).
10.03.2015
Severin Freund celebrates his 15th World Cup success
Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) secured his sixth season's win at skijumping World Cup in Kuopio (FIN) in a stormy competition. Second went to Anders Bardal (NOR, Fischer) followed by Stefan Kraft (AUT, Fischer) and Simon Ammann (SUI, Fischer) who tied for third place.
08.03.2015
Fischer double victory at Vasaloppet
Petter Eliassen (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) is the new winner of the Vasaloppet. Anders Aukland (NOR, Fischer sksi and boots) shortly behind the winner completed the sensational double victory for the Fischer Race Family. On the women’s side in fact four Fischer athletes were aible to Britta Johansson Norgren (SWE, Fischer skis and boots), Seraina Boner (SUI, Fischer) and Laila Kveli (NOR, Fischer skis and boots).
08.03.2015
Stefan Kraft secures his third World Cup win
Stefan Kraft (AUT, Fischer) celebrated his third World Cup triumph ever and this season in individual event in Lahti (FIN). Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) was ranked second.
08.03.2015
Two silver and two bronze medals in pursuits in Kontiolahti
The Fischer biathletes Anton Shipulin (RUS, Fischer skis and boots) and Tarjei Bø (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) as well as Laura Dahlmeier (GER, Fischer skis and boots) and Weronika Nowakowska-Ziemniak (POL, Fischer) captured two silver medals and two bronze medals in pursuits of biathlon World Championships in Kontiolahti (FIN).
08.03.2015
Francesco de Fabiani and Marit Bjørgen succeed in Lahti
Francesco de Fabiani (ITA, Fischer skis and boots) secured his carreer's first World Cup triumph with winning today's 15k classical race in Lahti. Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ, Fischer) finished second. Marit Bjørgen (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) is the winner of women's 10k classic race. Third went to Charlotte Kalla (SWE, Fischer).
07.03.2015
Norway celebrates clear win in team event in Lahti
Anders Bardal (NOR, Fischer), Anders Jacobsen, Anders Fannemel (both NOR) and Rune Velta (NOR, Fischer) celebrated an unchellenged victory in team competition in Lahti. German skijumping team finished second followed by Japan.
07.03.2015
Bjørgen and Brandsdal win free sprints in Lahti
Marit Bjørgen (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) and Eirik Brandsdal (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) succeed in free sprints in Lahti. Kikkan Randall (USA, Fischer skis and boots) came back to the best skiers of the world with today's podium. In men's sprint Sindre Bjørnestad Skar (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) made a podium and his carreer's best.
07.03.2015
Johannes Thingnes Bø youngest sprint World Champion ever
Johannes Thingnes Bø (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) captured the gold medal in sprint race of biathlon World Championships in Kontiolahti (FIN). Silver went to Nathan Smith (CAN, Fischer skis and boots) followed by Tarjei Bø (NOR, Fischer skis and boots). In women's sprint Weronika Nowakowska-Ziemniak (POL, Fischer) secured silver medal, bronze went to Valj Semerenko (UKR, Fischer skis and boots).
07.03.2015
Rießle/Rydzek succeed in team sprint after crash in the stadium
Fabian Rießle and Johannes Rydzek (both GER, Fischer skis and boots) secured victory in a team sprint with much action and a crash in the stadium. France I finished second followed by Norway I.
06.03.2015
Akito Watabe celebrates his first season's win in Lahti
Akito Watabe (JPN, Fischer skis and boots) kcelebrated his first success this winter in nordic combined World Cup in Lahti (FIN). Johannes Rydzek (GER, Fischer skis and boots) finished second followed by Fabian Rießle (GER, Fischer skis and boots).
06.03.2015
Fischer press conference fully succesful
At the Fischer press conference in Kontiolahti (FIN) it was full hous. No wounder as athletes like Franziska Preuss (GER, Fischer skis and boots), Veronika Vitkova (CZE, Fischer skis and boots), Darya Domracheva (BLR, Fischer skis and boots), Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN, Fischer skis and boots), Jakov Fak (SLO, Fischer), Simon Eder (AUT, Fischer skis and boots) und Johannes Thingnes Boe (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) were joining the press conference.
05.03.2015
Vitkova, Soukalova and Moravec win gold with mixed relay
Veronika Vitkova (CZE, Fischer skis and boots), Gabriela Soukalova (CZE, Fischer), Michal Slesingr (CZE) and Ondrej Moravec (CZE, Fischer) succeed in mixed relay of biathlon World Championships in Kontiolahti (FIN). They won the first gold medal followed by France and Norway with Tirill Eckhoo as well as Johannes and Tarej Bø (all NOR, Fischer skis and boots).
02.03.2015
World champions of Falun trust in Fischer
The World Championships in Falun (SWE) came to an end on Sunday with another one of the nine triple victories for the Fischer Race Family. The sensational result was confirmed after the last final straight at the WCH: all the World Champions who clinched victory in the individual events of the three different sports were successful with Fischer!
01.03.2015
Petter Northug sprints to his 13th carreer's gold in 50k classic mass start
Petter Northug (NOR, Fischer skis and boots) demonstrated everyone his superiority and succeeded after more than 50 kilometres with his matchless final sprint for winning his 13th ever World Championship title. Silver went to Lukas Bauer (CZE, Fischer) followed by Johan Olsson (SWE, Fischer).