ski-jumping


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ski-jumping

n
(Skiing) the sport or activity of (skiers) jumping from a high ramp overhanging a slope
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Ruud survived the war and in 1943, after he was released, became a coach for Norway's ski-jumping team.
Elsewhere, Germany's Richard Freitag won a ski-jumping large hill World Cup in Nizhny Tagil, Russia.
IT'S 28 years since Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards endeared himself into the nations hearts with his ski-jumping exploits at the Winter Olympics in Calgary.
SKI-JUMPING legend Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards blasted Britain's most dangerous TV show The Jump after contestant Beth Tweddle had to be airlifted to hospital.
Summary: Former three-time Olympic ski-jumping champion seeks to get into medal contention at World Air Games
It tells the tale of a Korean ski-jumping team was formed for the first in 1996, under pressure from the government in a bid to host Winter Olympics in Korea.
Lindsay Van set her sights on the Olympics as a bold ski-jumping 11-year-old, and she became the first women's world champion in 2009.
Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards was the first to represent Great Britain in 1988 Winter Olympics ski-jumping competition.
Gornaya Karusel, said a press release, which will be home to the Russian National Ski-jumping Centre from 2012 onwards, will offer over 200 kilometres of world-class ski slopes, and 28 cable lift stations.
We will make the point that despite instances of resistance, women's ski-jumping has barely progressed to McDonagh and Pappano's second stage of coercive sex-segregation (it was only in the late 1990s that women were allowed to compete in organized ski jump competitions) and that at the international/Olympic level, the sport seems to be stuck at the first stage.