The ÖSV-Adler would like to be at the forefront in the coming ski jumping winter. Stefan Kraft in particular wants to jump for overall victory in the World Cup. After difficult years, the team Olympic champion is also aiming for a tour win. The Salzburger said today, Thursday the Austria Press Agency (APA). The ÖSV-Adler are in the middle of the season preparation. A distraction in the form of a training session with the Cobra task force including parachuting in Wiener Neustadt came in handy.
For Kraft, the two-day event with the special police unit is a welcome change, it’s going fast enough anyway, “until you’re back to everyday life,” emphasized Kraft (29). The ÖSV eagles around Kraft, Daniel Huber, Jan Hörl and Manuel Fettner completed various exercises in the high-stress area in Lower Austria. The goal is “that we develop as a team and find situations that are new to us,” explained men’s head coach Andreas Widholzl: “Sometimes it’s incredibly monotonous.”
In Lower Austria, the team Olympic champions from Beijing around Kraft, Daniel Huber, Jan Hörl and Manuel Fettner, among others, completed various exercises in the high-stress area. The goal is “that we develop as a team and find situations that are new to us,” explained men’s head coach Andreas Widholzl: “Sometimes it’s incredibly monotonous.” Gerhard Karner also welcomed the ski jumpers in Wiener Neustadt. For the Minister of the Interior, similar to the Cobra in the ÖSV, there is “no other unit that travels so much and so high in the air”. There are a lot of similarities in the work,” added Karner, the only difference being the physique. f
Kraft and his teammates are focusing on a good start to the season in Wisla (Poland) on November 5th and 6th. The two individual competitions will be held in a kind of hybrid version on an ice track and mats. In addition to the Four Hills Tournament at the turn of the year, the 2023 World Cup in Planica, Slovenia (February 21 to March 5) is one of the highlights of the season.