The jury first decided to cancel the trial round
and was hoping for the wind to calm down later.
Then the start of the competition, originally scheduled
for 2:00 pm CET, was then postponed for 30 minutes
But the conditions didn't get any better: After
the competition was postponed three times the wind
didn't calm down.
"We are in between to weather fronts, one from
the north and one from the south and this stream
is too strong, up to 10 m/s, this equals 30 km/h.
Ski jumping is impossible under these conditions.
Unfortunately it didn't change throughout the day
and so we were forced to make this decision",
FIS race director said after the cancelation.
This means that the overall FIS Grand Prix 2013
will be decided in the final event in Klingenthal,
Germany, on Thursday. After the cancellation in
Hinzenbach, the current leader Jernej Damjan of
Slovenia (419 points) and Andreas Wellinger of Germany
(340 points) still have a chance to win the overall