News Archive; August 2002


Skari Aims for 2 Gold Medals in Val di Fiemme says Head Coach Samdal
Svein Tore Samdal, himself a former junior world champion in the men...
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01. August 2002

Finland Holds Summer GP
Today the Ski Jumping Carneval in Vuokatti will began with NC Sprint and Ski Jumping Finland Summer GP-final comps. T...
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01. August 2002

Rollerski World Cup in Sweden
On Friday August 2, 2002, the Rollerski World Cup comes to the south of Sweden. The event starts with the prolouge in He...
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01. August 2002

Lajunen Dominates NC in Finland
Results from Nordic Combined Summer Sprint in Vuokatti, Aug 1: K90, 7,5 K cross country in Ski Tunnel: 1) Samppa L...
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01. August 2002

Lajunen wins sprint in Vuokatti
Jyv...
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02. August 2002

Skjelbreid Poiree Out for 2003 Season
Norway...
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02. August 2002

Skjelbreid Poiree Out for 2003 Season
Norway...
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02. August 2002

Hautamaeki Wins Ski Jumping in Vuokatti
Finland Summer Grand Prix 3/3: K90: 1) Matti Hautam...
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02. August 2002

Ahonen Records Overall Win in Finnish SGP
Team Finland in Hinterzarten and Courchevel Summer Grand Prix's: Janne Ahonen, Janne Happonen, Matti Hautam...
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02. August 2002

Roller Ski Results WC Sweden 020802 (Eng.Ger)
A beautiful race, only a pity with the rain. Alfio Di Gregorio, 32-year-old rollerskier from Bassano del Grappa north...
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02. August 2002

TOMMI NIKUNEN THOUGHTS
The headcoach of Finland Ski Jumping Team, Tommi Nikunen, summarized Finland Summer Grand Prix, and talk a bit about up...
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03. August 2002

Ski Jumping Carneval in Vuokatti, Finland 1.-4.8, Results
Nordic Combined Junior Sprint Aug 2:Final results: K32, xc in the ski tunnel (12 years): 1) Eetu V...
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03. August 2002

Combined Skiers Tips for Staying Hydrated, By Billy Demong
The summer is very much upon us, and the consensus I am getting from friends all over the US is that it...
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03. August 2002

Finland Nordic Combined News Update
Manninen and Lajunen may not participate in FIS Summer Grand Prix's The headcoach Jyri Pelkonen is satisfied with th...
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03. August 2002

Another NC Lajunen
Akseli (Samppa's brother) Lajunen, who was national team jumper in ski jumping, returned in nordic combined. He has had...
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03. August 2002

Worldloppet Updates, Kangaroo Hoppet on Track
The first worldloppet event will be held in late August in Australia, these are some comments and updates on the event: ...
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03. August 2002

Myllyla Looks to 2006
Mika Myllyla reportedly aims for the 2006 Olympic games in Turin, Finnish and Norwegian press report on Saturday. Myl...
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03. August 2002

Manninen doesn't get excited about summer races
Hannu Manninen is not the biggest fan of summer competitions. -I would rather stay at home and train, than to do the SG...
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04. August 2002

Lajunen strong in Finnish summer comps, yet slightly struggling with jumping
Samppa Lajunen has been slightly struggling with his jumping, which means he may not participate in upcoming FIS Summe...
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04. August 2002

FIS and Worldloppet Oust Banned Skiers
The worldloppet cross-country series will start in late August with the Kangaroo Hoppet in Australia, here is some infor...
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05. August 2002

Finland Hopes for XC Medals in 2003
Finland has its largest cross-country A team in several years, says head coach Reijo Jylha to http://www.wintersport.as....
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05. August 2002

US/American Skiing Update
Despite having to spend the better part of the winter travelling, the American and Canadian Nordic skiers keep a busy sc...
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05. August 2002

World Cup Roller Ski Results
These are the results from the cross-country roller ski world cup in Sweden this weekend: Men...
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05. August 2002

WC Roller Ski Results, Men's Pair
Results from the men...
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06. August 2002

Muehlegg (Had) Aims at Worldloppet
One certainly cannot blame Johann Muehlegg for giving up easily, the German born now representing Spain cross-country sk...
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06. August 2002

Norwegian XC Presentations, Vibeke Skofterud, Hilde Pedersen
Last week the Norwegian women...
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06. August 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
TRONS LENA NY ALPIN MARKNADSCHEF Trons Lena Mattsson ...
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07. August 2002

BARDU BESØK
Etter at smalingen var over p...
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07. August 2002

Finland To Rely on Women?s Team for Medals in XC
Finland has its largest cross-country A team in several years, says head coach Reijo Jylha to http://www.wintersport.as....
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07. August 2002

Swiss XC News, Ger. Fre
Skispringen: Start zur Saison 2002/2003 Sommer Grand-Prix vorerst ohne Simon Ammann Mit Sylvain Freiholz, Andreas K...
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07. August 2002

Kristian Hammer Report (Norwegian)
Etter at smalingen var over p...
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07. August 2002

Norwegian Biathletes With Less Focus on High Altitude This Season
The Norwegian men...
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08. August 2002

Norwegian Biathletes With Less Focus on High Altitude This Season
The Norwegian men...
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08. August 2002

Gjelland Wins Norwegian Biathlon Test
The Norwegian men's biathlon team is in the midst of their Trysil dry land training camp this week, a camp that started ...
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08. August 2002

Bjervig Ventures into Cycling
Norwegian cross-country skier Espen Bjervig did participate in the Norwegian 50k cycling championship on Thursday. B...
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08. August 2002

Manninen Looking for Full Scale Return in 2003
Finland's cross-country skier Pirjo Manninen, still as a junior skier, won several cross-country world cup sprint events...
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08. August 2002

Summer Series in Ski Jumping to Start
The summer series in ski jumping will kick off on Saturday Hinterzarten, Adam Malysz wont he first event in the 2001 sea...
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09. August 2002

Czech Cross-Country, Lukar Bauer Presentation
Since winning a FIS race in Norway in November 2000, Lukas Bauer has positioned himself as at top international skier. ...
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09. August 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
F...
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09. August 2002

Wiedhoelzl Best in Training in Summer Ski Jumping
The summer series in ski jumping started on Friday with training, these are some selected results: Malysz 102 and 10...
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09. August 2002

Full Finnish XCTeam in Expected Comeback in February 2003
As for the status on training for the banned Finnish cross-country skiers Mika Myllyla, Janne Immonen and Jari Isometse,...
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10. August 2002

Swedish XC Report
The Swedish cross-country skiers are training at full force less than 3 months ahead of the season opener in late Octobe...
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10. August 2002

Widhoelzl good shape all summer long
Austrian Andreas Widh...
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10. August 2002

Results from Ski Jumping Summer GP Hinterzarten August 2002
1. 86 Widhoelzl, Andreas AUT 104.5 136.5 107.5 142.0 278.5 2. 79 Ahonen, Janne FIN 104.5 139.0 102.5 135.0 274.0 3...
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10. August 2002

Results Ski Jumping Summer GP Hinterzarten 110802
1. 77 Widhoelzl Andreas SC Fieberbrunn AUT 278.0 87.8 108.5 87.0 17.5 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.5 51.5 138.5 1. 87.6 105.5 81....
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11. August 2002

Standings Summer GP Ski Jumping 2002 After 2 Events
Individual standings: 1. Widhoelzl, Andreas SC Fieberbrunn AUT 200 100 1. 100 1. 2. Jones, Clint Steamboat Wi...
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11. August 2002

COMMENTS FROM HINTERZARTEN
Doublewinner Andreas Widh...
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11. August 2002

Rollerski Invitation (French)
6eme Etape Mont...
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12. August 2002

Canadian XC Skiers Race in NZ
The cross-country skiing season is in full swing in Australia and New Zealand. These are some results from races in New ...
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12. August 2002

Norwegian Men's XC Report
The Norwegian men...
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12. August 2002

Daehlie Visits Estonia
On Saturday, August 10, 2002, Bjoern Da...
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12. August 2002

SOMMERRAPORT
SOMMERTRENINGEN OG FRAMTIDSPLANENE Jeg er no tilbake i Trondheim etter ...
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12. August 2002

Marko Baacke Update (German)
The Nordic combined sprint champion from 2001, Marko Baacke, is back in competitions after having stayed out almost a ye...
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13. August 2002

Lars Andreas Oestvik Report (Norwegian)
SOMMERTRENINGEN OG FRAMTIDSPLANEN Jeg er no tilbake i Trondheim etter ...
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13. August 2002

Can. Ski News
) RACERS RULE IN SKI PRESS MAGAZINE 2) UBC SKI TEAM LANDS ONE OF BC'S BEST 3) CONDOLENCES FOR RACER RICHARDSON'S FAMIL...
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13. August 2002

Gavriljuk and Egorova Part of Russian XC Team in Estonia
The Saku Suverull running/roller skiing competition for cross-country skiers will be held this week in Estonia, the prog...
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13. August 2002

US Ski News
These are summaries of American skiing news during the last weeks as published by www.ussa.org. Action Sports ESPY to...
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13. August 2002

Kranjec at 133 Meters in Courchvel, Widhoelzl 134,5
Selcted training lengths from Courchvel ahead of the 3rd event in the ski jumping summer series in Courchevel: Peterk...
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14. August 2002

Swiss Ski News (German)
Freestyle: World Master am 18. August 2002 Drei Olympia-Sieger auf Jumpins Wasserschanzen Anl...
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14. August 2002

Elofsson Opens Season in Estonia
Per Elofsson heads the men...
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14. August 2002

Widhoelzl 3rd in a Row in Summer GP
Austria...
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14. August 2002

Ski Jumping Summer GP Summary/Standings After 3/7 Events
Andreas Widhoelzl has taken a clear lead in summer GP in ski jumping, he also tops the money list while Austria tops the...
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14. August 2002

Swiss Ski News (German, French)
Er...
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15. August 2002

Elofsson To Skip Saku Suverull?
Per Elofsson, although entered to the Saku Sukereull in Estonia this weekend, may not start after all. The Swedish do...
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15. August 2002

Markus Hasler Aims for WC Podium Finishes
Markus Hasler, leading Liechtenstein cross-country skier, says to http://www.wintersport.as that he has been training we...
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15. August 2002

Canadian Ski News
COC LEADER WAS CHAMPION FOR ALPINE RACING Calgary (August 16, 2002) - Jim Thompson, head of the Canadian Olympic Com...
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16. August 2002

SOMMER GRAND PRIX
Etter mye trening de siste ukene ser jeg n...
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16. August 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
J...
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16. August 2002

Round 1 to Baxter, Court of Arbitration Rule in Favour of British Skier
Alain Baxter (28, Aviemore), the British Slalom Champion, who had his Olympic bronze medal stripped, following the Salt ...
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16. August 2002

Kristian Hammer Report (Norwegian)
Etter mye trening de siste ukene ser jeg n...
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16. August 2002

Sachenbacher and Tobias Angerer fastest in Prologue in Saku Suverull (Full Res.)
Evi Sachenbacher showed her sprinting abilities and finished ladies prologue in roller skiing 3,6 secondes ahead of Vale...
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16. August 2002

SOGNSVANNSTEST
I dag hadde vi som nevnt tidligere den beryktede "sognsvannstesten". Det ble en positiv opplevelse og en bekreftelse p...
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17. August 2002

Sommerfeldt and Shevchenko Lead Saku Suverull
Rene Sommerfeldt has taken the lead in the men...
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17. August 2002

Schluetter Wins Men?s Saku Suverull
Germany...
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17. August 2002

Surprise Winner in Women's Suverull
Ukrainian Valentina Shevchenko managed a strong victory in the women...
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17. August 2002

Norwegian NC Skiers Do Well in Test
Norwegian Nordic combined skier Kristian Hammer set a new personal record in an uphill running test last week. Lars Andr...
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19. August 2002

Daehlie Gets Married
The world...
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19. August 2002

Swiss Ski News (Ger. French)
Nordische Kombination: Saisonvorbereitung 2002/03 Sieben Athleten starten am Sommer Grand-Prix Mit f...
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19. August 2002

Finnish Team Ready For Summer Grand Prix's
Finnish Nordic Combined team left on Monday to Germany for Summer Grand Prix tour. Samppa Lajunen, Jaakko Tallus, Jouni...
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19. August 2002

French XC Report, by Vinzent Vittioz
French leading cross-country skier Vinzent Vittoz shared this information with http://www.wintersport.as/ in early Augu...
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20. August 2002

Aukland Impressive in Running
Anders Aukland, leading Norwegian cross-country skier who won 3 world cup events last season, showed impressive form thi...
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20. August 2002

US XC Update from New Zealand/Trond Nystad
The American cross-country skiers are currently skiing in New Zealand, here is some information and results from the New...
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20. August 2002

Swiss Ski News (German, French)
Vielseitiger und begabter Doppel-Olympiasieger Simon Ammann schliesst ersten Matura-Teil ab In den vergangenen Tagen...
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21. August 2002

Can. Ski News
Alpine Canada Alpin welcomes Vice President Operations Alpine Canada Alpin Announces new awards program Hermann Maier ...
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21. August 2002

US Cross-Country Report and Presentation
The US cross-country skiers did quite well in the Olympic season, the team BAUER, John FREEMAN, Kris WADSWORTH, Jus...
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21. August 2002

Hettich Wins NC Summer GP
The first event of the Nordic combined summer series was held on Wednesday in Winterberg. Information is scarce at this ...
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21. August 2002

Canadian Ski News
1) ALPINE CANADA ALPIN CONTESTS ELLICIT OVERWHELMING RESPONSE Alpine Canada Alpin would like to thank everyone who re...
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22. August 2002

Full Results from NC Summer Series in Winterberg
German Georg Hettich won the very tight first event in the Nordic combined summer series in Winterberg on Wednesday. ...
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22. August 2002

Swedish Ski News
Snart dags f...
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22. August 2002

15. PLASS I WINTERBERG
Er vel litt mellomforn...
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22. August 2002

Swedish Ski News
Stephen Copp tar time-out! Tre pallplaceringar i v...
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23. August 2002

Kristian Hammer Report (Norwegian)
Kristian Hammer, leading Norwegian Nordic combined skier, placed 15th in the first events in the summer series in Winter...
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23. August 2002

Head Injury Hospitalizes Demong
Olympian and reigning U.S. nordic combined champion Bill Demong (Vermontville, NY) was resting at a German hospital Thur...
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23. August 2002

Canadian Ski News
1) CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE APPOINTS INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Calgary (August 24, 2002) - Jim Thompson's dre...
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24. August 2002

Hetland Wins Roller Ski Sprint
Tor Arne Hetland, world and Olympic champion in cross-country sprint, won an uphill roller ski sprint or around 200 mete...
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24. August 2002

Coaches Presentations, US Cross-Country
The Americans have built a strong presence in Nordic combined and and is improving in cross-country as well. Here is a p...
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24. August 2002

Stecher Wins Ski Jumping Part in NC Summer GP
Austria...
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24. August 2002

Stecher celebration in Klingenthal
Austria's Mario Stecher won the second competition in Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix in Klingenthal. Norwegian Krist...
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24. August 2002

Full Results NC Summer Series Klingentahl
The full results from the second event in the Nordic combined summer series. Points explenation (from Stecher): Th...
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24. August 2002

Stecher hero also in Steinbach-Hallenberg
Austria's Mario Stecher became the doublewinner in third nordic combined summer grand prix in Oberhof/Steinbach-Hallenb...
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25. August 2002

Full Results NC Summer Series Steinbach Hellenberg
Full results from the 3rd event of the Nordic combined summer series in Steinbach Hellenberg. Points explenation (fro...
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25. August 2002

US Cross-Country Team New Zealand Camp
Taking Risk Taking to the Extreme To find the best opportunity in the world for summer skiing we opted to head to New...
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26. August 2002

Demong Improves From Head Injury
Nordic combined skier Bill Demong (Vermontville, NY), hospitalized after suffering a skull fracture in a swimming accide...
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26. August 2002

POSITIV HELG
Det ble ei positiv helg, b...
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26. August 2002

Zubrilova Changes Citizenship
Olena Zubrilova, the leading Ukranian women...
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27. August 2002

Zubrilova Changes Citizenship
Olena Zubrilova, the leading Ukranian women...
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27. August 2002

Kristian Hammer Report (Norwegian)
Det ble ei positiv helg, b...
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27. August 2002

Hermann Maier Newsletter
Here it is! A year ago, on August 24th, 2001 one of the deepest cuts in my short life happened. I am really reliefed...
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27. August 2002

Roller Ski Worlds Update
The world championships on roller ski will start on Wednesday, here is a press report from the host. F.I.S. ROLLERSKI...
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27. August 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Svenska medaljf...
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28. August 2002

Kangaroo Hoppet opens the Worldloppet season
The first race of the Worldloppet season 2002/03 will be run on Saturday, August 31 in Australia. As usual, Kangaroo Ho...
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28. August 2002

World Roller Ski Update
The world championship on roller ski will kick off on Wednesday in Cervinia, Italy. Here is a long presentation regar...
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28. August 2002

VANCOUVER/WHISTLER MAKES 2010 WINTER OLYMPIC SHORTLIST
Lausanne, Switzerland (August 29, 2002) - Vancouver is off and running in the race for the 2010 Winter Olympic bid afte...
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29. August 2002

France Wins Roller Ski Worlds
The roller ski world championship started on Wednesday with an uphill team competition over 14.5k. France with among ...
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29. August 2002

NORSK OPPTUR
NORSK OPPTUR!! I de tre f...
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29. August 2002

Worlds Roller Ski Results
The rollerski world championship continued on Thursday with the 5.1 classic uphill event. Martin Bajcicak won the men...
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29. August 2002

Roller Ski News
AT ROLLERSKI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS CROSS-COUNTRY SKI WINS In the slope classic technique race 5 kilometers long, the F...
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30. August 2002

Norwegian NC Report, By Lars Andreas Oestvik
NORSK OPPTUR!! I de tre f...
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30. August 2002

Muehlegg in Australia, Expecting to Get 3rd Gold Back
Johann Muehlegg is currently residing in Australia and is in full training with his new team, Muehlegg reports on his ho...
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30. August 2002

Sweden Collects 3 out of 4 Gold Medals in Rollerski Worlds
In the KO sprint races at Rollerski World Championship, Sweden conquers three gold medals leaving the fourth one to Germ...
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30. August 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Contintenalt Cup i backhoppning - viktig t...
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30. August 2002

Gottwald Leads Austrian Top 3 Finnish in NC Summer GP
Felix Gottwald lead an Austrian top 3 finish in Friday...
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30. August 2002

KNALL OG FALL
Det ble en 13. plass p...
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31. August 2002

Manninen and Veerpalu Win Rollerski Events in Finland
Results from international rollerski competition in Finland: Valkeakoski, Finland: International Valtikka-rollersk...
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31. August 2002

Philippot and Vittoz Rollerski World Champions in Pursuit
The results from the rollerski world championships on Saturday in Cervino, Italy. Pursuit events for men and women, full...
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31. August 2002

Kristian Hammer Report (Norwegian)
Det ble en 13. plass p...
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31. August 2002

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