Ruka, Finland (November 22, 2022) – Men’s Nordic Combined will kick-off the FIS World Cup circuit this weekend in Ruka, Finland. Men’s Ski Jumping will also be competing in Ruka, Finland, as they will attend their second World Cup of the season.

Athletes Competing in World Cup
Men’s Nordic Combined – Ruka, Finland: Ben LoomisJared Shumate

Men’s Ski Jumping – Ruka, Finland: Casey Larson, Decker Dean

Casey Larson is coming off of a successful summer, competing in the Lillehammer Continental Cup, Stams Continental Cup, USA Nordic National Championships, and the Lake Placid Continental Cup. Larson started the summer with 25th (HS140) and 29th (HS140) place finishes at the Lillehammer COC. He then competed at the Stams COC, coming away with 17th (HS115) and 10th (HS115) place finishes. Larson then moved on to the 2022 USA Nordic National Championships in Lake Placid, as he earned the title of “National Champion”, in both the Normal and Large Hill Ski Jumping events. Finally, he recorded 16th (HS100), 19th (HS128) and 17th (HS128) place finishes at the Lake Placid COC, to close out summer competition.

Ben Loomis and Jared Shumate are also coming off of a great summer, as they competed in the Oberwiesenthal, Oberstdorf and Tschagguns Summer Grand Prix, along with USA Nordic National Championships.

At the Oberwiesenthal SGP, Shumate was able to finish 13th overall in the HS105/10km event, a new SGP personal best. Shumate then kept his momentum rolling into the Oberstdorf SGP, placing 29th overall in the HS137/10kn competition. Loomis earned his first SGP points of the season in Oberstdorf, as he finished 23rd overall in the HS137/10km event. For the SGP finale in Tschagguns, Loomis (12th) and Shumate (13th), were dominant during the first HS108/10km event of the weekend. During the final HS108/10km event in Tschagguns, Loomis carded an 18th place finish, with Shumate finishing in 38th. Shumate then closed out his summer at the 2022 USA Nordic National Championships in Lake Placid, coming away as the Men’s Nordic Combined National Champion after the HS100/10km event.

How to Watch

All Times Eastern Standard Time

Thursday, November 24th

Friday, November 25th

Saturday, November 26th

  • 3:00am EST – FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Men’s Individual HS142 – LIVE, Ruka, Finland, Streaming on skiandsnowboard.live

Sunday, November 27th

  • 3:00am EST – FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Men’s Individual HS142 – LIVE, Ruka, Finland, Streaming on skiandsnowboard.live
  • FIS Nordic Combined World Cup Men’s HS142/10km Mass Start – Ruka, Finland, Live Results on FIS

NOTE: This season, all Ski Jumping World Cup competitions will be broadcast on skiandsnowboard.live. This streaming platform does require payment to watch World Cup competitions, with monthly and pay-per-view payment options available.



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