is one of Finland's leading nature photographers. Thousands of the bogs of hours spent, the never-ending feeling of waiting and complete silence to counteract Luhta miss your life something completely different.
He found a veteran in ski jumping.
Luhta timing was perfect, because at the same time species the magnitude of the Matti Nykänen made a return of the jump tower.
in fact, I have never taken exercise or sports in your right hand, Luhta granted.
– the most important thing is that it is completely different than I do.
veteran ski jumping does not a priori have a very sexy species. However, everything changed when the Luhta was started in 2008 to prepare for a journey on the held ikämiehet of the world cup.
There typical audience number is zero. Or maybe there can be some random participant's wife or girlfriend there.
– Bob thanks to it everything will change. I live here in a small village in Oulu to the north, and here, too, a neighbor's grandmother of the child who went straying on and see Matt.
– There was just so much of the audience, Luhta recalls evening magazine.
a Pull-factor also affected the size of the veteran jump-community. Suddenly the tower climb was a lot more willing.
– it Must be so that they age group, which was Bob's former racing team – and say the right ski jumper – was also the participants more.the Same stages
Luhta share the story of Facebook, which he recalled how Nykänen coach Eve Lamminpää asked him to workout with me.
– even Though I had my life in order, I stayed a half, two meters each with a slice of Bob's. Then I figured to go boom much higher, no one is 70 meters lower standing have been able to discover.
I Started to become accurately Matti dimensions, Luhta described.
And the man offered treeniapu didn't go to waste. Nykänen won the veteran world championship-gold so taivalkoski in 2008 than three years later harrach production by.
– to Me that's the most important thing was that I got close friends, people who do something different and lived a completely different life than I do.
the Quadruple olympic champion Nykänen was, of course, the best example of that. All time ski jumper raised for a moment the actual drug of Taivalkoski.
It's the ski jump was full of people engaged in, Grove laughed.
Monday's sad news stopped the whole of Finland.
Myself, I followed very little of matt's sports career after publicity. Of course it crossed my mind that sometimes it can go really bad. It was a sad thing.