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  • News | Beijing 2022

    Brain training helping Kubacki fly high as he eyes up Beijing 2022 prize

    Poland’s Dawid Kubacki has long competed in the shadow of compatriot and three-time Olympic ski jumping champion Kamil Stoch but, propelled by a new focus on the power of his mind, the 30-year-old has emerged as the man to watch in the run-up to Beijing 2022.
    09 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Poland, Ski Jumping
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang powers ski jumper Kobayashi Ryoyu to rare heights

    In the two years since claiming a best finish of sixth at PyeongChang 2018, ski jumper Kobayashi Ryoyu has turned himself into one of the most successful individual athletes on the planet. The 23-year-old, who is the reigning World Cup champion in all six individual categories, knows just where it all started…
    02 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Ski Jumping, Japan
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    The day when Simon Ammann became the most decorated Olympic ski jumper

    The Swiss ski jumper is the only person to have achieved two doubles at the Winter Games, eight years apart. He won his fourth title on 20 February 2010 in Vancouver, on Whistler’s big hill, leaving his rivals far behind, inscribing his name in golden letters in the Olympic history books.
    20 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Ski Jumping, Vancouver 2010, Switzerland, AMMANN, Simon
  • News | Sapporo 1972

    Historic gold and legendary podium sweep for Japan’s ski jumpers at Sapporo 1972

    On 6 February 1972, Yukio Kasaya became Japan’s first ever champion at the Olympic Winter Games, with a comfortable victory in the normal hill event at the Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium in Sapporo. For a country which, until that point, could boast only one winter medal, in Alpine skiing, this proved to be a historic day, as Akitsugu Konno and Seiji Aochi joined their compatriot on the podium for a remarkable triple success.
    06 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Ski Jumping, Sapporo 1972, Japan
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020: the story so far

    As a new wave of young athletes are welcomed to the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, we look back on a hugely successful first week at the YOG.
    16 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The Lausanne 2020 athletes in numbers!

    A few days before the start of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne 2020 has now confirmed all its athletes’ quotas and announces some fun facts about the delegations that will take part in the event, from January 9 to 22, 2020.
    08 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG stars shine bright in June

    June saw a host of impressive performances by former Youth Olympic Games athletes on the world stage. Here, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the highlights… 
    09 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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