In tears, 27-year-old ski jumper Maren Lundby, who took Olympic gold on a normal hill in Pyeongchang 2018, tells NRK that she is over the coming season.

And especially miss the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

- It's very heavy.

I think it's a good choice, and I do it to take care of myself, not to take any shortcuts.

I know that I have always been very careful to do things properly, and I intend to continue with that, she says.

The reason she decided to give up is that she does not feel ready to lose weight to keep the weight off.

- Extreme demands are placed on different things in ski jumping, and weight is one of them.

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