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the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope

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Now that their participation in the Winter Games is over, Bickner said the team doesn't have much time to celebrate before they head to Finland, then Norway and Slovenia to compete in the Ski Jumping World Cup.
Born in Cheltenham, Eddie failed to make the grade as a downhill skier, so decided to switch to ski jumping.
With time running out before the Calgary games, Eddie hits the European ski jumping tour with Bronson, determined to soar to break records rather than bones in his quest for Olympic qualification.
So resolute was Morgenstern that he not only recovered in time for the Sochi spectacle held from February 7-23 last year, but he went on to win the team silver in the ski jumping with the Austrian squad.
Taylor Henrich of Calgary became the first Canadian woman to claim a World Cup ski jumping medal with a third-place finish Sunday at Oberstdorf, Germany, while Regina's Mark McMorris made his mark again, winning the X games slopestyle crown.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Increased criticism over collapsed ski jumping facilities in Erzurum is likely to put the safety practices of the facility's contractor under greater scrutiny and raise more questions about its ties with the government.
New events at the 2014 Sochi games include the Ski Halfpipe Luge Relay and Women's Ski Jumping ?
Live ski jumping Eurosport 2, 9am THERE'S nothing more cosy than sitting in front of a glowing Calor Gas fire on Christmas Eve, sipping a glass of sherry and watching the Alpine World Cup of ski jumping, writes James Milton.
The Norge Ski Club is one of the oldest, continuously open ski jumping club in the United States.
Women's ski jumping will be included in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Did you know that girls and women are STILL not allowed to compete in the Olympic ski jumping competitions?
45pm Ski Jumping World Ski Championship, Oslo (Eurosport)
The games will host nearly 3,000 sportsmen from all over the world who will compete in a total of 11 branches; Alpine skiing, biathlon, ice hockey, curling, ski jumping, cross country, Nordic combined, snowboard, freestyle skiing, figure skating and short track.