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SEEFELD (Dagbladet): Stöckl and athletes have a goal of world CHAMPIONSHIP medal in every race in Austria the next few days. But no one is talking about Norway

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Be warned: - Forget it

SEEFELD (Dagbladet): Stöckl and athletes have a goal of world CHAMPIONSHIP medal in every race in Austria the next few days. But no one is talking about Norway as a major threat on the herresida. Thus, Stöckl and co. in a position they don't want to be in.

OLYMPIC and world CHAMPIONSHIPS-the winner from the 90's, Espen Bredesen, follow hoppsirkuset from the outside. He doesn't think it's as much about the equipment and technique for the norwegians. He believes variable results due to that head not in the right place.

New thought patterns

- I remember when I myself struggled at the beginning of the 90's. It helped very to break thinking patterns by pulling in a little bit other people. I could get the help of a chiropractor, a teacher at the idrettsskolen or a mental coach. They could press some buttons that made me say: "Wow, I have not thought of." And so I was able to release control, " says Bredesen.

the EXPERT: Espen Bredesen took world CHAMPIONSHIP gold in 1993. Here from Lillehammer recently, when the 25th anniversary of the Lillehammer OLYMPICS was marked. Photo: Geir Olsen / NTB scanpix Show more

can you go stuck in the same patterns. Maybe it helps to talk with someone outside of the environment, " he says.


the Jumpers opens the world cup on Saturday, in the large Bergiselbakken in Innsbruck.

the Uk is clearly weakened by the fact that Daniel-André Tande is out with a knee injury. He has been the team's best athlete the last two years - and now no one can hide behind him.

Robert Johansson and Johann André, the Blame is on respectively the sixth - and sjuendeplass in the world cup. It is isolation, not so bad. But as long as this is the inventory, enhanced the impression that the Stöckl and his men play annenfiolin.


Last season was sparkling. Norway took both the OLYMPIC gold medal team and three individual medals in the herresida. In the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in skiflyging ravaged Tande.

- When you have been on the top, go there often just one way, " says Bredesen.

at the same time have the boys been trained one year, so strictly speaking you should not be worse. I think it is dangerous to look for the feeling from last year. The feeling you had the previous season, is not similar to the one you have in years. Body and head have changed. So to those who are looking for the old feeling: good Luck to you, I say.


Bredesen believes it can turn a positive thing in the world that the norwegians are finished with to defend last year's season.

- When you have had trouble, you collect all the powers against the world cup. Suddenly, there may be some release control and win. Now, there are others who have to defend themselves. Norway has assumed the role of outsider.

Hoppsjefen races: They must have the stusslig

On the first training in Bergiselbakken Wednesday was Halvor Is Granerud the best Norwegian on the 14. space. Kamil Stoch from Poland won. Together with consequently won the match Ryoyu Kobayashi and the austrian Stefan Kraft counted him as a favorite in storbakken in Innsbruck and normalbakken in Seefeld.

Coach Stöckl pistons season as "exciting and challenging". He has zest for ideas to Bredesen, but at the same time aware that the jumpers use idrettspsykologer when it is necessary.


the General has this theory about why the season has been a downer:

- the Head plays definitely a role in ski jumping. We have seen some good results, but we are not close to deliver what we did last year. I mean technique and equipment do not match completely. That is the challenges in our now. But we want to fight for a medal in every world cup-launders.

PS: the Last time Norway took the world CHAMPIONSHIP gold in the large hill, was by Tommy Ingebrigtsen in Thunder Bay in 1995. Espen Bredesen went to the top in Falun in 1993.

the SKI world CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM Thursday 21. February

At 12: 00 noon Prologue sprint: Sprint freestyle women and gentlemen
Kl 14.00 Finals: Sprint freestyle women and gentlemen

Friday 22. February

At 10: 30 Am Jump storbakke: Combined (HS120 in Innsbruck)
At 16.15 Combined cross-country skiing: 10 km

Saturday 23. February

11: 00 Am 15 mile skibytte: Women
At 12: 30 pm 30 miles skibytte: Gentlemen
At 14.30 Jump Storbakke: Gentlemen

Sunday 24. February

Kl 09.15 semi-finals lagsprint: cross-country Skiing women and gentlemen
At 10: 30 Am Jump lagsprint: Combined
At 11: 30 Finals lagsprint: Sprint freestyle cross-country skiing women and gentlemen
13.30 Hrs Lagsprint combined 2 x 7.5 km cross-country skiing
At 14.45 Lagkonkurranse jump: Innsbruck

Tuesday, 26. February

13.30 Hrs 10 km classic: Women
16.00 Qualification jump: Women

on Wednesday the 27th. February

Kl 14.00 15 km classic: Gentlemen
At 16.15 Jump: Women

Thursday, 28. February

11: 00 Am Jump normalbakke: Combined
At 13: 00, Relay cross-country skiing: Women, 4x5 km
Kl 15.15 Combined cross-country skiing: 10 km

Friday 1. march

Kl 13.15 Relay cross-country skiing, Gentlemen, 4x10 km
16.00 Jumps Gentlemen, normalbakke

Saturday 2. march

11: 00 Am Lagkonkurranse combined: Jump normalbakke
At 12.15 30 miles: Women, freestyle
At 14.45 Lagkonkurranse combined: cross-country Skiing 4x5 km
16.00 Mixed lagkonkurranse jump: normalbakke

Sunday 3. march

At 13: 00, 50 miles: Gentlemen, freestyle

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