Ski Jumping

Alexis Tye

What is Ski Jumping?

Ski Jumping is a sport in which skiers go down a take-off ramp, jump and attempt to impress judges who give points for style. The skis used are wide and long that are about 102 - 108 inches long. Winter sport which is performed on snow, but can be performed in summer on artificial surfaces. Ski Jumping belongs to the Nordic Type of competitive skiing.

Schelule

Feb 8, 11:30 am - Men's Normal Hill Individual - Qualification

Feb 9, 11:30 am - Men's Normal Hill Individual

Feb 11, 11:30 am - Ladies Normal Hill Individual

Feb 14, 11:30 am - Men's Large Hill Individual - Qualification

Feb 15, 11:30 am - Men's Large Hill Individual

Feb 17, 11:15 am - Men's Team

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Carina Vogt

Carina Vogt from Germany made history on Tuesday February 11, 2014. Winning the first ever gold medal for Women's Ski Jumping Event. She grabbed a total of 247.4 points with jumps of 103 and 97.5 meters, Carina sank to her knees in tears after hearing the results. She only beat the 2011 record holder Daniela Iraschko-Stolz by 1.2 points!

People Wondering?

People are wonder if the women ski jumpers will jumps farther than the men ski jumper someday? Most people don't think so because most average women are smaller than the average men ski jumper.