In a few weeks the new ski jumping season will begin for women and men. What does the World Cup calendar look like? When is the Four Hills Tournament? Who broadcasts the competitions on TV and in the live stream? sport.de gives the overview.
Ski jumping: The most important information about the 2023/2024 World Cup calendar
On November 25, 2023, the men will start the World Cup winter in Ruka, Finland. A total of 32 individual competitions are planned for the 2023/24 season. The ski jumping circus pitches its tents in Germany five times. The highlights of the season are the Four Hills Tournament around the turn of the year and the Ski Flying World Championships, which will take place between January 25th and 28th, 2023 in Bad Mitterndorf, Austria.
The women start the new season a week later than the men in Lillehammer. 27 individual competitions are planned here, three of which will take place in Germany. The women will not be taking part in the Ski Flying World Championships this year either. One of the highlights in the calendar is the New Year’s Eve tournament, which is a counterpart to the Four Hills Tournament.
All dates for the 2023/24 ski jumping season can be found here in the overview -> to the ski jumping calendar 2023/2024
When does the Four Hills Tournament take place?
The 72nd Four Hills Tournament for ski jumpers is also eagerly awaited. It traditionally takes place around the turn of the year in Oberstdorf, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Innsbruck and Bischofshofen. Halvor Egner Granerud goes into the race as defending champion.
From the 2024/25 season there will also be a Four Hills Tournament for women in ski jumping for the first time.
Who broadcasts ski jumping live on TV?
Ski jumping can also be seen on free TV next season. In addition to ARD and ZDF, Eurosport also has broadcasting rights.
On sport.de All competitions are also accompanied by a detailed live ticker. The most important news about ski jumping can also be found here.
Who will go into the 2023/24 ski jumping season as defending champions?
Halvor Egner Granerud from Norway secured the overall World Cup by a wide margin last season. Stefan Kraft from Austria and Anze Lanisek from Slovenia completed the podium. The DSV Adler around Andreas Wellinger (7th) and Karl Geiger (11th) fell short of expectations.
In the women’s category, the Austrian Eva Pinkelnig was unbeatable. DSV athlete Katharina Schmid (formerly Althaus) and Ema Klinec from Slovenia took second and third place in the overall World Cup. Schmid also believes he has a good chance of a top position next season.