THE MOST EXTREME AND INTENSE SKI JUMPING TOURNAMENT IN THE WORLD!

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Program

Holmenkollen

FIS WORLD CUP RAW AIR HOLMENKOLLEN

  • 04 MARCH 2022 — Mixed Team Competition
  • 05 MARCH 2022 — LO Qualification Women
  • 05 MARCH 2022 — Individual Competition Women  
  • 05 MARCH 2022 — LO Qualification Men
  • 05 MARCH 2022 — Individual Competition Men  
  • 06 MARCH 2022 — LO Qualification Men
  • 06 MARCH 2022 — Individual Competition Men (FINAL)
  • 06 MARCH 2022 — LO Qualification Women 
  • 06 MARCH 2022 — Individual Competition Women (FINAL)

Lillehammer

FIS WORLD CUP RAW AIR LILLEHAMMER

  • 02 MARCH 2022 — LO Qualification Men
  • 02 MARCH 2022 — LO Qualification Women / Individual competition Women
  • 03 MARCH 2022 — Individual competition Men
  • 03 MARCH 2022 — LO Qualification Women / Individual competition Women

News

Winners 2022

8. mar 2022

This year the competitions were held in Lillehammer and Holmenkollen.

Kriznar won for the first time, while Kraft also won RAW AIR in 2017.

 

TOP 3 women:

1 Nika Kriznar, Slovenia 1592,7
2 Sara Takanashi, Japan -39,6
3 Ursa Bogataj, Slovenia -46,7

TOP 3 men:

1 Stefan Kraft, Austria 1203,3
2 Karl Geiger, Germany -30,7
3 Ryoyu Kobayashi, Japan -40,4

RAW AIR: Record prize money for women

17. feb 2022

There will be an additional women's World Cup competition as part of the RAW AIR Tour 2022 in Norway.

The Tour, which will only be held at two venues this year (the hill in Trondheim is modernized for the World Championships 2025), will have an additional women's competition on March 2nd in Lillehammer. This means that the women will now have four individual competitions and one mixed team event at the RAW AIR.

The additional competition replaces one of the events that had to be canceled in Sapporo (JPN) due to the covid-restrictions.

"We were working on replacing one of the canceled women's World Cup events and we got it confirmed by the FIS today. It's especially positive, that there will now be one more women's competition at the RAW AIR and they will have higher prize money than the men for the first time", said Ingvild Bretten Berg of the Norwegian Ski Association.
Because the women now have four individual competitions at the RAW AIR, the winner will get  € 80,000.-. The prize money, in addition to the World Cup prize money, is divided as follows:
Women: € 80.000.- in total. Winner RAW AIR: € 45,000.-, 2nd: € 25,000.-, 3rd: 10,000.-
Men: € 60.000,- in total. Winner: RAW AIR: € 35,000.-, 2nd: € 17,500.-, 3rd: 7,500.-

The points scored in the qualifications and the individual competitions are added for the overall ranking. The athlete with the most points after all rounds wins the RAW AIR.

The RAW AIR was canceled in March 2020 during the event in Trondheim due to Covid-19, in 2021 no World Cups were held in Norway.

This year, the Ski Jumping arenas in Norway will be open again and spectators will be allowed, the World Cups in Norway will be a big step towards normal for the ski jumpers.

New schedule for Wednesday, March 2nd, in Lillehammer:
11 am: Training women
1 pm: Qualification women
2:30 pm: Training men
4:45 pm: Qualification men
6 pm: Trial round women
7 pm: Competition women
 

RAW AIR 2022:
March 2: Lillehammer Qualifications men and women, competition women
March 3: Lillehammer Competitions men and women
March 4: Oslo - Holmenkollen: Mixed Team (doesn't count for the RAW AIR overall)
March 5: Oslo - Holmenkollen Qualifications, competitions men and women
March 6: Oslo - Holmenkollen Qualifications, final competitions men and women

RAW AIR 2022 will focus on equality

20. mai 2021

- Norway has through the introduction of RAW AIR for Women promoted and supported women ski jumping internationally. More competitions for women in same hills as men will give better opportunities for women and contribute to grow the ski jumping product. Mixed Team competitions also gives good attention to the sport, project leader Ståle Villumstad says.

 

This season RAW AIR is special since Trondheim are being rebuilt for the Ski World Championships 2025 and the tournament must fit into the calendar with Ski Flying World Championship in Vikersund and the Olympics.

 

This week it was decided to have a mixed team competition in Holmenkollen.

 

- A change this year will be to have a Mixed Team competition to create attention around the equality question and have a good competition for both gender in a traditional hill. The points from the competition will not count towards the overall standing in RAW AIR. Whether a Mixed Team competition will be part of RAW AIR in the future must be evaluated based on the experience this year, Villumstad says.

 

- We are happy to host the RAW AIR final at Holmenkollen this year and are looking forward to give it a special boost in our national arena. We are especially delighted to host a mixed competition since we see this as a great innovation for the sport, says Stefan Marx, CEO of Holmenkollen Skifestival.

 

Program:

March 2nd: Qualifications Lillehammer

March 3rd: Competitions Lillehammer

March 4th: Mixed team Holmenkollen (not included in overall standings)

March 5th: Qualifications and competitions Holmenkollen

March 6th: Qualifications and competitions Holmenkollen

RAW AIR 2021/22 Edition shorter than normal

19. apr 2021

RAW AIR 2021/22 will be held in Lillehammer and Oslo. The Tournament starts with qualification in Lillehammer on March the 2nd. The final will be in Holmenkollen March 6th.

 

During the calendar meeting in FIS earlier in April, it was decided that the super final in Vikersund won´t be included as normal due to The World Ski Flying Championship a few days later.

 

The 2021/22 edition of the RAW AIR tournament will be different, but the plan is to include both the New Granåsen hill and Vikersund again from 2022/23.

 

- In Vikersund we are sorry that women won´t be able to jump in ski flying in Vikersund already in 2022. It is also a surprise that Vikersund won´t host the super final, which has been included in the plans since September 2020. Anyway, we will do everything possible to create a fantastic World Ski Flying Championship as one of the biggest events for the new season together with the Winter Olympics, Per Bergerud says.

 

He is general secretary in LOC Vikersund.

  

The program for RAW AIR 2022:

March 2nd: Qualification men and women in Lillehammer

March 3rd: Individual races men and women in Lillehammer

March 4th: Qualification men and women in Holmenkollen

March 5th: Individual races men and women in Holmenkollen

March 6th: Qualification and individual races (finals) men and women in Holmenkollen

RAW AIR - Cancelled

8. mar 2021

Raw Air 2021, which was due to be held in mid-March, is among the cancelled world cup races following government regulations regarding entry bans. It is thus not possible for foreign athletes to come here to compete.

There is a deadline of 30 days facing FIS to confirm events, which had already expired at the time. It was therefore not possible to wait any longer, Raw Air had to be cancelled. 

RESULTS

Here you'll be able to find startlists and the latest results from every destination. You'll also be able to find the latest overall standings for the RAW AIR Tournament.

OVERALL RESULTS FOR THE RAW AIR TOURNAMENT 2022: here

LILLEHAMMER Startlist and results: here

HOLMENKOLLEN: Startlist and results: here

 

OVERALL RESULTS FOR THE RAW AIR TOURNAMENT 2021: here

HOLMENKOLLEN: Startlist and results: here

LILLEHAMMER Startlist and results: here

TRONDHEIM Startlist and results: here

VIKERSUND Startlist and results: here

 

OVERALL RESULTS FOR THE RAW AIR TOURNAMENT 2020: here

HOLMENKOLLEN: Startlist and results: here

LILLEHAMMER Startlist and results: here

TRONDHEIM Startlist and results: here

VIKERSUND Startlist and results: here

TEAM INFO

Here you will find useful information regarding the competition program, results, start lists, team Captain's Meetings, accomodation and general information. The latest Team Info Guides and Logistics Guides will be made avaliable closer to event.

TEAM INVITATION 2022

Invitation FIS World Cup Raw Air Tournament 2022

TEAM CAPTAIN MEETINGS

Men

Lillehammer – Wednesday 02 March,  12:30

Lillehammer – Thursday 03 March, 10.30 (Holmenkollen)

Ladies

Lillehammer – Wednesday 02 March,  13.00

Lillehammer – Thursday 03 March,  10.00 (Holmenkollen)

Venues

Holmenkollen

It all starts in the heart of skiing! 

 

Welcome to the hill on top of Oslo! Holmenkollen hosts the premiere of RAW AIR. 

In Holmenkollen you get to experience three competitions - starting with qualifications on Friday with free entry. The next day, the men will perform in a team competition before finishing off with individual competition on the traditional "Holmenkollen Sunday". The Ladies have their qualification on Saturday, before finishing off with an individual competition on Sunday. 

All tickets to the Holmenkollen event, which includes competitions in XC skiing and Nordic Combined, will automatically give you access to RAW AIR. 

Holmenkollen is a traditional and unique arena, dating back to 1892 when the first ski event was held here. Now, it's a vibrant venue on top of Norway's capital city Oslo. 

Legendary Norwegian commentator - Arne Scheie: 

Within the ski jumping community, Holmenkollen is a hill everyone is familiar with. Maybe not so strange, considering the first ever competition was held there as early as 1892". 

Norwegian ski jumper – Anders Fannemel  

"Growing up I used to watch the Holmenkollen competitions on TV, and of course I want to perform my best there. 

Facts 

City: Oslo

Built: 2008 - 2010 

Hill name: Holmenkollen 

Audience capacity:  70.000 

Record: 144 m - Robert Johansson (NOR) March 9th 2019

Hill size 134 m 

Kontakt, emailworldcup@hkskifestival.no 

 

Lillehammer

Welcome to the Olympic region of Lillehammer and our arena Lysgårdsbakken. We are very proud to host the second part of RAW AIR - the most extreme ski jumping tournament in the world. 

We will do our maximun to deliver up to our standard - PERFECT SKIING! 

The Olympic Ski Jumping Hill – Lillehammer 

During the Raw Air Tournament the Olympic Flame will burn as a symbol of the spectacular competitions in Lillehammer.

Facts

City: Lillehammer 

Built: 1992 

Hill name: Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Hill 

Audience capacity: 50.000 

Record: HS140 Simon Annan - 146 m. in 2009, HS98 Andreas Kofler - 105 m. in 2011 

Size: HS140 and HS98

Kontakt: Email: post@olympiaparken.no  

 

Trondheim

The big fight of Granåsen! 

Welcome to Trondheim and Granåsen arena. In 1997 we hosted the FIS World Championships Nordic Events. It became a big success! Now we are looking forward to RAW AIR – the most extreme ski jumping tournament in the world. 

Home hero in Trondheim - Johann André Forfang 

"RAW AIR is ten competitions in a row, Norwegian venues, skiflying, and I will jump on home soil in Granåsen. It is absolutely incredible raw. Being able to be among the best there, or the best of all, is the dream". 

 

Facts 

City: Trondheim 

Built: 1992 

Slope name: Granåsen 

Audience capacity: 25.000 

Record: 143m - Michael Hayboek 2015 and Noriaki Kasai 2016 

Size: 140m 

Ticket URL: http://wctrondheim.org/  

Website URL: http://www.wctrondheim.org/  

Kontakt: email: wctrondheim@wctrondheim.org  

 

Vikersund

Welcome to the SUPERFINAL of Raw Air in Vikersund – the most extreme skiflying hill in the world!  After seven days of competition all over Norway, the athletes will arrive in Vikersund to name the winner of the Raw Air Tournament. One counting qualification, one team competition and one individual competition. Who can stand the pressure all the way to the final in Vikersund? 

The dream of Vikersund - Anders Fannemel 

- it's a dream come true for all ski jumpers to try ski flying. From the first jump you dream of  taking the next step, to try a bigger hill and jump longer and longer and longer. In the end you sit at the top in Vikersund and have the opportunity to do just what you have dreamt of since day one. 

 

Facts 

City: Vikersund 

Built: 2010-2011 

Hill name: Vikersund 

 Audience capacity: 30.000 + 

World- and hill record: 253,5 m - Stefan Kraft (AUT) 18 March 2017

Size: 240 m

Ticket URL:

Website URL: http://vikersund.no/ 

Kontakt: email: skiflyvning@vikersund.no  

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