the ski crowd held his breath Lillehammer world cup behind-the chariot race. 15 km free race in the melancholy less than 30. place missed Matti Heikkinen was suspended from competition and filed immediately to the hospital. Sensations in the chest causing worst fear: what was happening?
it's clear, then, that talk about the big things than skiing and it that the when is on the line, Heikkinen coach Toni last penny recalls his own fear.
All potential studies were reviewed, as Heikkinen experienced by the sensations might be the worst language even in the heart of the problem. Then the entire career was threatened.
the Relief was huge, when the results of last weekend survived: it was thoracic muscle spasm where. Although the discomfort is in itself bad, all long-term tendon health concern was thus excluded. And it is the most important thing.
– Without more like to stop always thinking. The sensations were going in a direction that equally could have been something far more serious.Line Davos
Let's return to the world cup comes Beitostölenin between after at breakneck speed. Finnish is supposed to be on the line Sunday, when Davos skiing 15 km free ski way.
Fools believes strongly that the protege to return quickly to a good level, but recognize that even at Davos it is not necessarily worth it to the famous ”dull days” wait. Some sort of goal is certainly set.
in Davos have clearly shown already that it has gone a step forward.
– Me is significantly the result more important that Matti is healthy and will be able to continue this process forward.
the Case continued to image after.Matti Heikkinen return to the world cup in Davos. EPA / AOPTuloksia?
Health is the most important, but early season performance either can't professional athletes be, without considering. Via below all looked great, as Heikkinen, inter alia, yet the 34-year-old veteran as his own record the oxygen uptake test.
the Results have been far from applied. Distanssi Trip In Lillehammer 30. # is it the best quotation. Fools, according to the duo is together tried to find things that coaching could have done differently.
– We still have not found any problems in training, which is two to three months is made.
Fools to admit worried him about the situation effectively already in lillehammer, before information about the health concerns. He emphasises, however, that more fit for places not so long as you might think.
– at the Top need to remember that the place of the 15-30 differences are very small.
the world Cup was the value of race of the year despite heikkinen's a big investment, but the overall competition point of view, the situation started to be hopeless. In spite of every race, let's cough up some money, according to prosper, although the eyes are inevitably turning they Seefeld MM-the track of direction.
– we Strive to be in good condition in the world cup. 99% of the value of the championships success in the doing also, in January in the world cup, a splendid game reminiscent of the condition of the timing realities.
Heikkinen won the last world championships medal of his Bay home games, in which he caught 50 miles decision from a trip to a surprise bronze. MM medal for a total of four, which brightest shines the most memorable 15 miles of the traditional gold Oslo 2011.
Heikkinen coach Toni Fools also works with IL-TV:no ski expert.