OBERSTDORF (Dagbladet): When Hoppuka starts in Oberstdorf with qualifying today and the race on Sunday, there is a high probability that sammenlagtvinneren has a black dress.
Last season was the norwegians alone to have the black suit. Dressens excellence they received foreign competitors to wonder: "What is it that happens? What is the Norway do not do that we do?" Now they have other nations come after, and offsetting the lead in "dresskrigen".
- In last year cleaned we equipment manufacturer, Meininger for this hoppdressen. In the years has the contractor managed to deliver the drugs to all, " says coach Alexander Stöckl to the Newspaper.the COLOR IS BLACK: Hoppukefavoritt Ryoyu Kobayashi jumps with the black dress. Photo: NTB scanpix Show more
- What do you think about that the other nations of the guys after the Uk?
such A process is not unusual. When someone finds something that works, others after. Then it is important to develop further.Superb
consequently won the match Ryoyu Kobayashi leads the overall world cup title and has 556 points. On the next places follow the poles Piotr Zyla and Kamil Stoch with respectively 445 and 365 points.
Kobayashi has won four of seven races with the black dress. Also the Russian Yevgeny Klimov and Johann André, the Blame has gone to the top with the black dress. The only winner who has had a different color, is Karl Geiger from Germany. In Engelberg before christmas, he had on a turquoise dress.
It consists of a very special fabric, " says Blame on the black suit.
- the Fabric is matte and does not reflect light in the same way as the shiny suits who have come before. When we bought the drug, there was no one else who had the faith. But it we had. And last season we did it well. Other nations, explained it with the drug in hoppdressen. Now they use it themselves.
Stöckl tells that it was not possible for the competitors to throw themselves around last winter. Cause: the Norwegians bought up rubbel and bit of fabric.
We took what we needed and would like to purchase more. But the contractor was not able to produce enough fabric through the season, " says Stöckl.the Detail which has given Tande-failure
Blame points out that the norwegians had an advantage already from the first competition in Wisla.
- Sveitseren Simon Ammann has always been clever to come up with new things. It sends skremmeskudd in the direction of the competition. The new bonds, or new shoes, says Blame.
- You always want to have the upper hand. If you come with something that looks new, starts the competition automatically trick.
Stöckl think no one has utstyrsfordeler in years:
- There is one athlete who has eloped from the others, and that is Kobayashi. We have not a suspicion that he has no other equipment than us. He jumps technically amazing at skiing. We see no other explanations.Favorite
consequently won the match and is the favorite to sammenlagtseieren in The German-austrian hoppuka. The norwegians are contenders.
Blame is the best in the world cup with the fifth place. Robert Johansson is number eight, while Daniel-André Tande has had a fiaskostart. Answer key: 37. space.
Stöckl and jumpers arrived in Oberstdorf in Germany yesterday afternoon. Saturday is the qualifier in Schattenbergbakken where Sigurd Pettersen has a record of 143,5 metres. And on Sunday, terrible news out of boston: Then is it clear for hoppuke number 67.
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