【DE】Ski jumping legend Jens Weißflog up close in the Klaffenbach water castle

The double Olympic champion and hotelier from Oberwiesenthal chats “up close” from his life on Sunday in a cozy atmosphere.


On the 20th November, the most successful ski jumper from Oberwiesenthal, Jens Weißflog, will be a guest at the Klaffenbach water castle. Moderated by Kai Suttner, he gives personal insights into his very varied life in “up close! – the talk show”.


Jens Weißflog is a legend: He was Olympic champion in 1984, he was double Olympic champion in 1994, he won a total of four times the German-Austrian Four Hills Tournament – in short: Jens Weißflog was the best ski jumper Germany, East and West and united, ever had. He was not only successful in parallel style and later in V-style, but also had to adapt to a new political system when the GDR athlete became the ski jumper of a united Germany. In “Hautnah” the Oberwiesenthaler, who entered the history books of sport as a “flea from Fichtelberg”, talks in an intimate atmosphere about his beginnings as a ski jumper in Pöhla and Oberwiesenthal and his way to the top, but also about the difficult moments of his career – when he was mercilessly whistled by Of course, the personal stories from his life are not neglected, but also a lot of interesting things from his career as a successful hotelier in Oberwiesenthal.


  1. November 2022 | 7:30 p.m. | Klaffenbach Water Castle | Bürgersaal

Tickets from 25.50 € are available at all Eventim advance booking offices, including the visitor service at the counter of the Klaffenbach water castle Tel. 0371 26635-0 and www.c3-chemnitz.de.



  1. December 2022 | 4:00 p.m. | Klaffenbach Water Castle | Bürgersaal

up close! – the talk show – Christmas story(s) with Marianne Martin


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