The FIS Grand Prix 2018, the international Ski Jumping summer competition series, starts this weekend in Wisla. This competition series is already held since 1994 (since 2012 also for the ladies). Over the years, the Grand Prix (often also referred to as the FIS Summer Grand Prix), has become a well-known fixture in the Ski Jumping calendar.
On Friday, 13th of April in Zurich, Switzerland, the FIS commission responsible for setting the calendar of ski jumping events has accepted the schedule of the events for the next season. For the second time in history the inauguration of both summer and winter season will take place at Adam Małysz Hill in Wisła-Malinka. The only condition to organise the events is the installation of the wind-shields.
Tickets for the most important summer ski jumping event in Poland will be on sale from Sunday, the 15th of April 2018. The competition will take place in Wisła-Malinka 21-22 of July at Adam Małysz Hill. Tickets are available at KupBilet.com and from the 1st of June 2018 it will be possible to buy them in the shop Wiślaczek in the centre of Wisła. For those, who buy tickets in the Internet, the organisers prepared attractive promotions for the tickets for the winter season inauguration in Wisła which will be held in November.
The first individual competition of the winter season took place on Sunday at Adam-Malysz-hill in Wisla-Malinka. The unexpected winner of the event was Junshiro Kobayashi. Kamil Stoch stood at the second step of the podium and the third place went to the Austrian athlete, Stefan Kraft. This is how some of the foreign ski jumpers commented their performance in the event.
The win in the first indivdual competition in winter season 2017/2018 went to the older Kobayashi brother – Junshiro. Kamil Stoch, two-gold-medalist from Sochi, stood on the second step of the podium. In was the best season opening for Polish athlete in history. Austrian ski jumper Stefan Kraft was the last one to stand on the podium.
At Saturday the first team competition in the winter season 2017/2018 took place at Adam-Malysz-hill in Wisla-Malinka. First place went to Norway team. At the second step of the podium stood ex aequo ski jumpers from Poland and Austria. This is how foreign athletes comment their performance, the hill and plans for the Olympic season.
Athletes from Norway turned out to be the best in the first team competition of new winter World Cup season 2017/2018. The team, among which was Johann Andre Forfang, Anders Fannemel, Daniel Andre Tande and Robert Johansson, stood at the first step of the podium. Behind them Polish and Austrian teams were placed ex aequo at the second step.
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