congrats to Ville for amazing first competition on snow! see all results here (pdf)
.. until World Cup Opening in Ruka, Kuusamo, Finland.
The summer went somehow really fast, and again it is time for the Nordic Opening, where Ville for sure will be part of. Last weeks and months had been full of training in different countries, so let's hope the best for all jumpers!
Ville's Team Lahden Hiihtoseura 1 won the finnish team chempionships yesterday! Other competitors of the team: Janne Ahonen, Kimmo Yliriesto and Kalle Keituri.
Congratulations to them all! The resultlist can be found here
In todays individual competition Ville got rank 11. results here
some pictures of both days are now in the gallery
Right now Ville does trainings as usual in Lahti, to prepare for the finnish Champs which are on friday and saturday.
Here are some pictures of training in Lahti on saturday:
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Ville won the show competition at Salpausselkä infront of Janne Ahonen and Veli-Matti Lindström.
Lahti 5.8.2009 - more pictures!
Ville got 11th rank... and propably because of Janne Happonen's awesome results in Veikkaus Tour Ville won't participate in Hinterzarten!
Results (pdf) Vuokatti
Harri Olli won the 3rd competition of the FVT, Finlandia Veikkaus Tour. With jumps on 117 and 101 meter Ville got rank 7.
The first competition in Lahti won Janne Happonen, followed by Ville Larinto. Congratulations to both of them!
So there are just a few weeks left and then the summer grand prix will start in Hinterzarten again. Competitions take place from 8th to 9th August in Hinterzarten, Germany. Other finns are Harri Olli, Sami Niemi and Kalle Keituri.
So far there are no real updates from the finnish team, but right now they are having a training camp in Austria, in Stams... I also heard something about Garmisch in Germany, so let's say in a short way: they are doing trainings. Let's see where the hard summer training leads the guys in SGP and the coming winter season! Stay tuned.
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