skijumper

skijumper

(ˈskiːdʒʌmpə)
n
(Skiing) a variant form of ski jumper
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Sapphire will host celebrity speakers this summer, including Corrie actors William Roache and Beverley Callard, TV presenter Valerie Singleton, Dallas star Linda Gray, Olympic skijumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards, football manager Harry Redknapp and Princess Diana's butler Paul Burrell.
A movie about the skijumper's heroic failure at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Calgary, has Hugh Jackman as trainer Bronson Peary.
But he thinks training 15 celebrities - including model Caprice, 41, skijumper Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, 49, and Sugababe Jade Ewen, 24 - will be a good distraction from study.
And if his plans make it to the finish line, that means no more Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards, skijumper un-extraordinaire, and Eric 'The Eel' Moussambani, the swimmer from Equatorial Guinea who'd struggle to give a six-year-old red swimming badge-holder a run for their money over two lengths.
On hearing the name, Jackman - who in the new movie plays a coach helping British skijumper Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, played by Egerton, train for the 1988 Winter Olympics - said: "Are you kidding me?
Red-haired Rupert, 22, plays sidekick Ron Weasley and is soon to star as Eddie the Eagle in a film biography of the bungling Olympic skijumper.
In March 2004, during the Continental Cup in ski-flying in Vikersund, Norway, women skijumpers demanded that they be allowed to carry out trial jumps before the main events.