The first ski flying competition this season is behind us. After the weekend competition at Kulm, Piotr Żyła, who finished both individual competitions in the top ten, may have reasons to be satisfied. In turn, the leader of the Polish team, Dawid Kubacki, failed. . which was his worst result of the season.
Fortuna explains the weaker performance of Kubacki and Stoch at Kulm. “They feel tired”
Kamil Stoch also had a not very successful weekend, finishing 17th and 19th respectively. . – No fun at all. There is toil and constant search for this golden mean – he said.
Should we sound the alarm after a poor weekend from our leaders? According to the legend of Polish ski jumping, Wojciech Fortuna, such slips are natural. – First of all, I appeal to everyone for one thing: we must remain calm. With such a long season and taking into account the age of our best jumpers, a weaker weekend had to happen – said the former jumper in an interview with . – Most likely, Dawid and Kamil are simply tired after a very intense first part of the season – added the gold medalist of the Olympic Games and the 1972 World Championships from Sapporo.
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He also said that players need to keep their starting rhythm above all else. – You can try to find time for training in the middle of the week, but this is not the moment to immediately withdraw two of our leaders from the World Cup. First of all, David did not lose his chance for the Crystal Ball. Granerud has escaped, but even worse competitions will happen to him. If Kubacki is not present in Willingen, he might not be able to make up for the losses incurred in Germany later in the season, summed up Fortuna. The legend of Polish jumping cited the example of Piotr Żyła, who at the beginning of the year recorded a slight decline in form, and at Kulm he was the best of the Poles.
The competition on the hill in Willingen will take place on February 3-5. A mixed team competition is planned for Friday, and two individual competitions will be held on Saturday and Sunday.
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