| Stefan Kraft|
10 Mar 2017 – 19 Mar 2017
The Raw Air 2017 was the first edition of Raw Air, a ten-day tournament for men in ski jumping and ski flying held in Norway between 10–19 March 2017. It was part of the 2016–17 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup season. Fatih Arda İpcioğlu represented his country in qualifications of Lillehammer as first Turkish ski jumper in history of the World Cup competitions.
On 18 March 2017, the world record was improved twice at Vikersundbakken; firstly, Robert Johansson jumped 252 metres (827 ft), and about 30 minutes later Stefan Kraft landed at 253.5 metres (832 ft).
Raw Air 2017 Wikipedia
The competition had a record high prize money of €100,000 in total for top 3 competitors in overall standings: €60,000 for the title, €30,000 for the second place and €10,000 for the third place.
The competition was held on four different hills in Oslo, Lillehammer, Trondheim, and Vikersund. It lasted for ten consecutive days with total of 14 rounds from individual events, team events and qualifications (prologues).
Walter Hofer is the World Cup race director, Borek Sedlák as his assistant and Arne Åbråten as main coordinator of Raw Air:Standings after 9 events.