Snowboarden in verkürzter Version – Saisonbilanz

Wie in den anderen Disziplinen wurde es auch für die Snowboarderinnen und Snowboarder eine Saison mit zahlreichen Veränderungen und neuen Gegebenheiten. Nicht nur für alle Athleten, auch die Organisationsteams, die Technikcrew und Ausrüster standen vor neuen Herausforderungen. Besonders kurzfristige Absagen eines Wettkamps oder die Verschiebung in ein anderes Land machten allen Beteiligten zu schaffen. Trotz dieser Veränderungen konnte die Snowboard-Saison…

Successful title defense for Johannes Thingnes Boe

With the 15 km mass start race in Östersund an exciting and highly thrilling biathlon season was brought to a fitting end. Special attention was paid to the duel of the two Norwegians Johannes Thingnes Boe and Sturla Holm Laegreid, because the fight for the overall World Cup was decided in this last race. Similar to the women’s mass start…

Tandrevold takes victory in mass start in Östersund

Hurricane-like wind and strong gusts caused that both mass start races at the biathlon season final in Östersund (SWE) had to be postponed. For a short time, even a cancellation of the races was considered. But after an agreement with the world federation IBU and the weather service of Jämtland, both races could be moved to the afternoon and late…

Sturla Laegreid wins the pursuit

After the women today also the men completed the last 12,5 km pursuit race competition of this season in Östersund ( SWE ). In difficult wind conditions Norwegian shooting star Sturla Holm Laegreid secured victory in the end. The 24-year-old kept his nerves in a thrilling race until the end and won with two misses and 22.6 seconds ahead of…

World Cup victory for Marte Olsbu Roiseland

The wind, the wind….. this could be the rhyme of the 10 km women’s pursuit in Östersund. In a crazy race, which was characterized by many mistakes at the shooting range, it went back and forth also for the winner Marte Olsbu Roiseland. Four times she had to do a extra loop, but at the same time she was able…

Sprint victory for Lukas Hofer in Östersund

The second World Cup victory of his career celebrated the South Tyrolean Lukas Hofer at the 10 km sprint in Östersund and confirms his top form at the end of the season. As in the last races before, Hofer proved his strength and didn’t give the rest of the competition a chance. Absolutely concentrated was his series at the shooting range and…

Sprint Queen Tiril Eckhoff

Tiril Eckhoff remains the athlete who is hard to beat this winter. In the last sprint race of the season she won the 7.5 km of Östersund with 2.5 seconds ahead of Dorothea Wierer and Ingrid Tandrevold, who secured the third podium place with a bravura performance. In her 13th World Cup victory this season, the overall World Cup winner…

Biathlon: The Final Countdown

The Biathlon World Cup 2020 / 2021 ends this weekend in Östersund, Sweden. At the season’s finale, the last decisions of this season are scheduled for the women’s and men’s sprint / pursuit and mass start races in the Jämtland Arena. The final originally planned for Oslo had to be postponed due to the corona virus. Östersund then agreed to host…

Biathlon- Olympiasieger Arnd Peiffer beendet seine Karriere

Zwei Tage vor seinem 34. Geburtstag gab Biathlet Arnd Peiffer überraschend seinen Rücktritt vom aktiven Leistungssport bekannt, in acht knappen Sätzen und ganz unspektakulär. Ein Großer der Biathlon Szene tritt leise ab. So wie er auch sonst war still, höflich und bescheiden, hat er sich verabschiedet. Ohne großes Tam-Tam und ohne große Abschiedsfeier, die es auch in Östersund beim Weltcup-Finale…

Last CC races in Engadin

The last cross-country ski races of the season did not take place as planned as preparation for next year’s Olympic Games in China. But in the Swiss Engadine. In wintry conditions the two classic races 50Km Pursuit for the men and 30Km Pursuit Freestyle for the women were on the agenda. The women’s race was decided on the last climb…