Magus Riiber holds off Akito Watabe to take 35th World Cup win

Winter Sports Mar 21, 2021

Magus Riiber holds off Akito Watabe to take 35th World Cup win

Norway's Jarl Magnus Riiber earned his 35th Nordic Combined World Cup win in Germany on Saturday, just managing to hold off Japan's fast-finishing Akito Watabe in a sprint to the line. Riiber started the 10-kilometer cross-country ski leg in Klingenthal, with a six-second advantage over ...

Akito Watabe lands first Nordic combined podium of season

Winter Sports Nov 29, 2020

Akito Watabe lands first Nordic combined podium of season

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Akito Watabe finished third at a Nordic combined skiing World Cup round in Ruka, Finland, on Saturday, stepping onto the podium for the first time this season. Watabe finished second in the jumping round with a leap of 139.5 meters and ...