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Of or pertaining to any organized, competitive, entertaining, and skillful activity or game requiring commitment, strategy, and fair play, in which a winner can be defined by objective means within a specified set of rules.

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easy-turning ski

Sports; Ski jumping

Vos skis sont dans l'axe de la courbe qu'ils décrivent mais dérapent légèrement en latéral, sans se mettre en travers.

Sarah Burke

People; Ski jumping

Sarah Burke (September 3, 1982 – January 19, 2012) was a pioneering Canadian freestyle skier, who helped get superpipe accepted into the Olympics. She was a four-time Winter X ...

airfoil position

Sports; Ski jumping

An aerodynamic position that a ski jumper wants to get into after leaving the ski jump. The skis are kept as motionless as possible and they are pointed slightly upward. The skier ...

outrun

Sports; Ski jumping

The bottom of the hill. This is the flat area where skiers slow down and stop after they have finished their jump.

P Point

Sports; Ski jumping

This is a 13 yard (11.8 meters) long blue line on either side of the landing slope that marks out the Norm Point.

point deduction

Sports; Ski jumping

See Falls and K Point.

powder

Sports; Ski jumping

Light, dry snow.