ski jumping

A winter sport in which skiers ski down a take-off ramp and attempt to jump as far as possible.

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  • ski jumping — a competitive event, included in the Nordic combined, in which a skier jumps from a ski jump, often traveling 230 to 300 ft. (70 to 90 m) in the air, with scores being based on both the skier s form and the distance of the jump. [1925 30] * * *… …   Universalium

  • ski jumping — noun the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope • Derivationally related forms: ↑ski jump • Hypernyms: ↑skiing * * * a competitive event, included in the Nordic combined, in which a skier jumps from a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ski jumping at the Winter Olympics — Ski jumping has been included in the program of every Winter Olympic Games. From 1924 through 1956, the competition involved jumping from one hill whose length varied from each edition games to the next. Most historians have placed this length at …   Wikipedia

  • Ski jumping at the 2003 Asian Winter Games — Ski jumping at the 2003 Winter Asian Games took place in the Takinosawa Ski Jumping Hill located in the town of Owani, Aomori Prefecture, Japan with two events contested both men s. This was the first time ski jumping was officially added as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Ski jumping at the 2006 Winter Olympics — Ski jumping at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games was two individual events and one team event.Medal tableK 120 Team Competition: Ski jumping at the 2006 Winter Olympics Team Competition (K120) References …   Wikipedia

  • Ski jumping at the 2007 Winter Universiade — includes four ski jumping events. Medal tableWomen s eventsIndividual K95ee also*Alpine skiing *Biathlon *Cross country skiing *Curling *Figure skating *Ice hockey *Nordic combined *Short track speed skating *Snowboarding *Speed skating …   Wikipedia

  • Ski jumping at the 1996 Asian Winter Games — Ski jumping at the 1996 Winter Asian Games took place in the city of Harbin, People s Republic of China with only two events being contested both of them men s events. Both events were only for demonstration; the medals gained here did not… …   Wikipedia

  • Ski jumping at the 1952 Winter Olympics — At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, one ski jumping event was contested. The competition took place at the Holmenkollen ski jump with a K Point of 72m.[1] Contents 1 Medalists 2 Results 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Ski jumping at the 1964 Winter Olympics — Men s event= K90 Individual (70m) Ski jumpingJanuary 31, 1964K120 Individual (80m) Ski jumpingFebruary 9, 1964External references* [http://www.fis ski.com/uk/604/610.html?sector=JP raceid=263|FIS 1964 K90 Ski Jumping results] * [http://www.fis… …   Wikipedia

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