The 23rd-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi [Tsuchiya Home], who achieved the fourth consecutive win and four wins of the third ever last season in the history of the Nordic Ski Jump Men's New Year's New Year's Holiday Week, will play the first leg of the season on the 27th. At a press conference in Oberstdorf, Germany, he was keen on the second consecutive title, saying, "A very traditional tournament. I want to do my best to be entertained so that I can make a big jump."
The first round of the Jump Week, which also serves as the World Cup, will take place on the 29th and will travel to Bischofshofen [Austria] on January 6 next year. Compete for overall championship with total score of 4 tournaments.
Early this season, he revealed that he was suffering from back pain, and emphasized his recovery as "it has improved considerably." Attention is also drawn to whether 47-year-old Noriaki Kasai [Tsuchiya Home] has two more wins than the 17th World Men's World Cup win with 17 wins, and whether it will be on the record that "I did not imagine". [Joint]