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Ski jumping

Ski jumping is a sport in which skiers ski down a ramp and attempt to jump as far a distance as possible while also being judged on style for points.

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Ski jumping

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 Games gold medalist, ...

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 has their arms down ...


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.


Sports; Ski jumping

Light, dry snow.

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