Good news about Romoeren

Author: Reka Hodgyai, Published:

Positive news from Norway! Bjoern Einar Romoeren who was diagnosed with cancer in april 2019 is doing much better and is on his way to win the most important battle of his life.

Bjoern Einar Romoeren is well known in the ski jumping world. Lots of fans still remember his famous world record flight on 239 m in Planica in 2005 which was the longest jump in the history. It took 6 years to beat his result. He won also the Ski Flying World Cup in 2005/2006 and collected medals from World Championships and Olympic Games (team competition).

Last spring Bjoern Einar Romoeren informed his fans that he has a cancer – Ewing’s sarcome. He told more about it while being a guest at Lindmo, a tv programme at the Norwegian NRK.

It has started with a back pain. The MRI showed that there’s a 9 cm big tumor. The diagnose: Ewing’s sarcome which is more usual at young people. Luckily, the cancer haven’t spread. That time I have already known that everything will be okay.”

In meantime, Romoeren has become a father again. Despite the sickness he was able to acompany his wife while delivering their daughter.

The ex ski jumper has got a lot of support from the whole ski jumping family around the world, and mostly from his team. The get well soon wishes were sent to him also by his former rivals -Noriaki Kasai, Adam Małysz and Janne Ahonen.

The previous year was hard for him due to chemotherapy. The treatment has luckily went well.

„My health is good. Doctors are preservative and don’t want to fall in awe but I’m sure they would want to say I’m healthy. Now, I’m crying all the time and can’t stop and it is very weird that I cannot even control it. Even my wife told that she has never seen me in tears before. This past period was very tiring and now I feel very sentimental when I think about it and realise that I have made it.”

source: NRK /