Park City, Utah (January 25, 2023) – The World Cup circuit continues this weekend for USA Nordic, with athletes competing from January 26-29. Both Men’s and Women’s Nordic Combined will be in Seefeld, Austria, with the men competing in three World Cup events and the women competing in two. Men’s Ski Jumping will then compete in two Ski Flying World Cup events this weekend in Kulm Mitterndorf, Austria.
USA Nordic’s U.S. Cup Series
After careful consideration for the safety of our athletes, this weekend’s Norge Ski Club U.S. Cup has been postponed. Competition will now be held on February 11th and 12th. Click here for more information, and for the official statement from the board of the Norge Ski Club.
Women’s Nordic Combined – Seefeld, Austria: Annika Malacinski
Men’s Nordic Combined Preview
Prior to traveling to Seefeld, Austria, Ben Loomis, Jared Shumate and Stephen Schumann competed last weekend at two World Cup events in Klingenthal, Germany. During the HS140/10km World Cup, Schumann placed 37th, Loomis was right behind in 38th, and Shumate finished 43rd overall. The final event of the weekend was a Mass Start HS140/10km World Cup on January 22nd. In the Mass Start, Schumann had the best finish of the day for USA Nordic, as he placed 12th overall with a total time of 28:59.3. Shumate placed 43rd during the Mass Start (30:47.0 total time), and Loomis finished the race 49th overall (31:14.4 total time). On the hill, Schumann jumped to 108.5 meters, finishing the day 37th overall with 73.0 points. Loomis followed in 41st (118.0 meters, 67.3 points), with Shumate in 49th (115.5 meters, 55.5 points). Click here to read the full Men’s Nordic Combined Klingenthal World Cups recap.
Women’s Nordic Combined Preview
Annika Malacinski will be the sole Women’s Nordic Combined athlete that will represent USA Nordic at the World Cup events in Seefeld, Austria. Malacinski last competed in early January at two World Cups in Otepaa, Estonia. The weekend kicked-off in Otepaa, Estonia, with the Mixed Team HS97/4x5km World Cup on January 6th. Starting off on the hill, Alexa Brabec (71.0 meters, 68.3 points), Ben Loomis (88.5 meters, 108.6 points), Stephen Schumann (80.5 meters, 88.4 points) and Annika Malacinski (71.0 meters, 67.6 points), landed themselves in 8th place to start the 4x5km race. During the 4x5km race, Brabec, Loomis, Schumann and Malacinski, were able to place 8th overall, +3:46.6 back from first place. Competition in Otepaa wrapped up on January 8th, with the HS97/5km World Cup. Malacinski jumped her way to 25th overall, going 71.0 meters for a total of 63.2 points. Malacinski did not participate in the 5km race. Click here to read the full Women’s Nordic Combined Otepaa World Cups recap.
Men’s Ski Jumping Preview
Last weekend, Casey Larson and Decker Dean competed at three World Cups in Sapporo, Japan, prior to traveling to Kulm Mitterndorf, Austria. Action in Sapporo started off with an HS137 Qualification on January 20th. Decker Dean was able to qualify, as he placed 32nd overall, jumping to 119.0 meters for 95.7 points. Later that night, Dean then placed 45th overall in the Individual HS137 World Cup (110.0 meters, 89.2 points). Both Dean and Larson were both able to qualify during the second HS137 Qualification on January 21st. During the first round of competition in the second Individual HS137 World Cup, Larson jumped his way to 38th place, carding a 122.5 meter jump for 104.3 points. Dean placed 43rd overall, going 115.5 meters for 94.8 points. Larson was then able to qualify for the final Individual HS137 World Cup on January 22nd, as he placed 48th overall (114.0 meters, 84.3 points). Dean barely missed the cut for qualification, placing 53rd overall (107.0 meters, 71.1 points). For the final World Cup event of the weekend, Larson was able to place 46th overall (115.5 meters, 79.7 points). Click here to read the full Men’s Ski Jumping Sapporo World Cups recap.
How to Watch
All Times Eastern Standard Time
Thursday, January 26th
- FIS Nordic Combined World Cup Men’s PCR HS109 – Seefeld, Austria, Live Results on FIS
- FIS Nordic Combined World Cup Women’s PCR HS109 – Seefeld, Austria, Live Results on FIS
Friday, January 27th
- FIS Ski Jumping Men’s Qualifying HS235 – Kulm Mitterndorf, Austria, Live Results on FIS
- 8:15am EST – FIS Nordic Combined Women’s HS109/5km World Cup – Seefeld, Austria, Streaming on Peacock
- 9:30am EST – FIS Nordic Combined Men’s HS109/7.5km World Cup – Seefeld, Austria, Streaming on Peacock
Saturday, January 28th
- 2:45am EST – FIS Nordic Combined Women’s HS109/5km World Cup – Seefeld, Austria, Streaming on Peacock
- 4:15am EST – FIS Nordic Combined Men’s HS109/10km World Cup – Seefeld, Austria, Streaming on Peacock
- 8:15am EST – FIS Ski Jumping Men’s Individual HS235 Ski Flying World Cup – Kulm Mitterndorf, Austria, Streaming on Peacock
Sunday, January 29th
- 2:15am EST – FIS Nordic Combined Men’s HS109/12.5km World Cup – Seefeld, Austria, Streaming on Peacock
- 6:45am EST – FIS Ski Jumping Men’s Qualifying HS235 – Kulm Mitterndorf, Austria, Streaming on Peacock
- FIS Ski Jumping Men’s Individual HS235 Ski Flying World Cup – Kulm Mitterndorf, Austria, Live Results on FIS