Big success for the Fischer press conference
In Occasion of the Ruka Nordic the traditioal Fischer press conference at the season's opening took place in Ruka (FIN) today. Thanks to Therese Johaug (NOR, Fischer skis and boots), Marit Björgen (NOR, Fischer skis and boots), Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR, Fischer skis and boots), Dario Cologna (SUI, Fischer skis and boots), Anssi Pentsinen (FIN, Fischer skis and boots), Joergen Graabak (NOR, Fischer), Eric Frenzel (GER, Fischer skis and boots) and Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT, Fischer) the "Who-is-who" of the Nordic racing Family showed up and answered every question from the numerous journalists.
Triple victory for the Fischer eagles
Simon Ammann (SUI, Fischer) is today's winner in the first World Cup event this weekend in Ruka (FIN). Second went to Daiki Ito followed by his compatriot Noriaki Kasai (both JPN, Fischer).
Cross country legend Vegard Ulvang (NOR) in interview
With three Olympic gold medals and gold twice in World Championships, Vegard Ulvang is among the most successful cross-country skiers of the 1990s. The Norwegian sees cross-country as his vocation. He works for FIS, the International Ski Federation, which means he still has close links to competitive skiing. In this interview Vegard Ulvang reveals that cross-country is a must for his children, and why he put a piglet in Gerhard Thaller’s bed (Thaller was his service man at Fischer).
Roman Koudelka triumphates in Klingenthal World Cup event for the first time
Roman Koudelka (CZE, Fischer) celebrated his first ever World Cup success in today's competition in Klingenthal (GER). Stefan Kraft (AUT, Fischer) realized his third carreer's podium.
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.