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Finnish Ski Jumper Legend Matti Nykänen Has Passed Away

Finnish Ski Jumper Legend Matti Nykänen Has Passed Away
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Matti Nykänen posing in 2014. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

Matti Nykänen, the Finnish former ski jumper who won four Winter Olympic gold medals, has passed away.

His death was confirmed by sources close to the Finnish gossip magazine Seiska.

According to the magazine, Nykänen died on the night between Sunday and Monday. He was 55.

Matti Nykänen’s wins

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Source: Wikipedia
Source: Wikipedia

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5 Comments

  1. Tim

    Doesnt matter that you do on the sporting field, its how you live your life that you are remembered. This guy was nothing but a wife beater, belongs in the company of kiddy fiddlers. Shame the government for paying for his funeral.

  2. Mary mekko mcgarvey

    HIS FINAL JUMP!
    Even us nobodies in San Francisco have heard of him.

  3. Anonymous

    Suomi Legend.

  4. Anonymous

    Rest in peace legend</3

  5. Anonymous

    Very sad

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