Finland mourns Matti Nykänen. The four-time ski jump Olympic champion died on the night of Monday at the age of 55 years. A companion left with a very emotional message.Ski jumping legend Nykänen tot: companion with emotional messageUpdate from February 6, 10:49 am: Matti Nykaenen died on the night of Monday.
Matti Nykänen, the world’s most successful ski jumper ever, was also a one-of-a-kind verbal virtuoso. He won 4 Olympic gold medals and 1 silver, as well as nine World Championship medals. He also introduced some now famous catchphrases to the Finnish language. If you hear someone say that ...
Matti Nykänen, Finnish ski-jumping great, dies aged 55. Matti Nykänen, the Finnish ski jumping great who soared to unprecedented Olympic glory but struggled with alcohol addiction and personal chaos, has died at the age of 55. “Matti died last night,” his wife Pia Nykänen said, without revealing the cause of death.
Matti Nykänen, Soundtrack: Matti. Matti Nykänen was born on July 17, 1963 in Jyväskylä, Finland as Matti Ensio Nykänen. He was married to Pia Talonpoika, Mervi Tapola, Sari Paanala, Pia Hynninen and Tiina Hassinen.
Finnish ski jumping legend Matti Nykänen has died at the age of 55.. Finland's sports minister Sampo Terho confirmed the sad news via Twitter on Monday morning. The cause of death has not been disclosed yet.
Matti: Hell Is for Heroes (Finnish: Matti) is a 2006 Finnish biographical film about Finnish skijumper Matti Nykänen. The film was directed by Aleksi Mäkelä and written by Marko Leino. With 461,665 views it was the most watched film in Finland in 2006.
Karriär Världscupen. Matti Nykänen var världens hittills mest framgångsrika backhoppare. Han debuterade i Världscupen i backhoppning 6 mars 1981.Han tävlade 9 säsonger i världscupen och vann 46 deltävlingar, den första i Oberstdorf 30 december 1981 och den sista i Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1 januari 1989. 4 gånger har han vunnit världscupen totalt (1982/83, 1984/85, 1985/86 och 1987/88).