Simon Ammann does not disarm. The quadruple Olympic Champion has decided to leave for a lap. Until the Beijing 2022 Games to be precise.
“I continue,” said the St. Welshman in a press release from Swiss-Ski. I’m going to focus on the next two big events, the Oberstdorf World Championships in 2021 and the Beijing Games in 2022. ” Simon Ammann is 38 years old and signed two doubles – small hill and normal springboard – at the 2002 Salt Lake City and Vancouver 2010 games.
The progress of the 2019/2020 season prompted him to make such a choice. “The way it went last winter once again comforted me in the ambition to continue rather than withdraw,” he says. Last season already, I had trouble to the idea of putting an end to my career with the Ski Flight Worlds as the ultimate goal. ”
“Having my sights set on the Olympics, the greatest goal of any sportsperson, gives me the motivation to approach the daily work of a top athlete with a lot of energy. I am confident that I will get great results again, “he added.
I am confident that I will get great results again.
Simon Ammann, swiss jumper
Member of the Swiss Ski A cadre for next season, Simon Ammann will thus always be able to bring his invaluable experience to the leader of the Swiss team Kilian Peier.
The Saint-Gallois and the Vaudois will also have to deal with the new specifications of their discipline head Berni Schödler. The latter will now work 50% with the International Federation (FIS) as coordinator of the Continental Cup. Swiss-Ski intends to resolve this problem of the new distribution of tasks in the coming months.