Japan's Ski Jumper Wins Overall World Cup Victory

Japan's ski jumper wins overall World Cup victory

A Japanese athlete has secured an overall victory in the 2018-19 men's Ski Jumping World Cup.

22-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi had been leading the men's individual all-round competition by winning 11 events so far. He faced the large hill in the Norwegian capital, Oslo, on Sunday.

Kobayashi Gets 6th Straight World Cup Ski Jump Win

Kobayashi gets 6th straight World Cup ski jump win

Japan's ski jumper Ryoyu Kobayashi has claimed his sixth straight World Cup win, equaling the tournament record.

Kobayashi finished first in the event in Val di Fiemme in Italy on Saturday. It is his ninth victory in the 2018-19 World Cup season.

Ryoyu Kobayashi Marks New Ski Jumping Record

Ryoyu Kobayashi marks new ski jumping record

Japanese ski jumper Ryoyu Kobayashi has set a new record for the number of titles won in a single season at a World Cup competition.

He came out on top in Innsbruck, Austria, on Friday, earning his 4th straight victory, and marking his 7th win this season.

Ice Monsters Offer Winter Scare At Zao Onsen Ski Resort

Ice monsters offer winter scare at Zao Onsen ski resort

YAMAGATA--Skiers and snowboarders paused on their runs down the mountain as glimpses of "juhyo" ice monsters sent shivers down their spine at the renowned Zao Onsen ski resort here on Jan. 20.

Vacationers enjoyed the spectacle of enormous, glittering trees covered in hoarfrost and ice against the deep blue sky as they descended on skis and snowboards.

Japan's Southernmost Ski Resort Facing Shutdown Amid Drop In Visitors

Japan's southernmost ski resort facing shutdown amid drop in visitorsGokase Highland Ski & Snowboard, known as Japan's southernmost ski resort, is on the verge of shutting down as it has been struggling to attract enough visitors amid declines in the number of skiers and snowboarders in the country.
The Miyazaki Prefecture town of Gokase funding the local resort has announced that business termination is "inevitable" unless the number of visitors surpasses the profitable line of 40,000 this season that ends on March 5.

Honda Nsx Shooting Brake Ready To Tackle The Ski Slopes

Honda NSX Shooting Brake Ready To Tackle The Ski SlopesWith an overall design that will probably make Jon Olsson reconsider his latest project, this Honda NSX looks just about ready to conquer the roads near the most famous ski slopes out there.
Finished in white and adorned with black bits and pieces, and sitting on large rims wrapped in snow tires, RainPrisk's rendering sees the Japanese supercar transformed into a shooting brake, albeit one on steroids.

Large Artificial Ski Slope Opens In Yuzawa

Large artificial ski slope opens in YuzawaA ski resort in the Yuzawa area of Niigata Prefecture, central Japan, has opened one of the nation's largest artificial ski slopes.
A ceremony to mark the completion of the dry slope was held on Monday. The slope, which is 20 meters wide and 1.1 kilometers long, is covered with white plastic mats.