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Ski Jumping

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  • Norway dominates team sprint events at Nordic worlds

    Norway showcased its cross-country skiing supremacy by dominating the team sprint races Sunday at the Nordic skiing world championships. Norway took its tally to five golds from six cross-country events at the worlds as its men's and women's teams easily...
  • High schoolers soar in New Hampshire; only ski jumping state

    On a crisp February night at the rim of the forest behind New Hampshire's Newport High School, Ruby Spitz perches on long, wide skis at the edge of a steep ramp, 65 feet above the ground and peering down at a snowy, brightly lit landing hill. This is a...
  • Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment

    Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment
    The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as the world's best ski jumpers — including women,...
  • A year after Sochi Olympics, Russian oligarchs unload some assets, recoup millions of dollars

    The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as the world's best ski jumpers — including women,...
  • Salisbury's JumpFest A High-Flying Winter Festival

    For 89 winters, defiers of gravity from across the country have converged in the northwest corner of Connecticut at the ski jumps in Salisbury. The town of 4,000 has hosted an annual competition — known in recent years as JumpFest — since...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
  • South Korea selected to host 2018 Winter Olympics

     
    Winter Olympics 2018: Winter Olympics 2018 awarded to South Korea...
  • U.S. ski jumping team named

     
    The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Assn. announced today that Olympic veteran Anders Johnson and first-timers Nick Alexander and Peter Frenette will make up the U.S. ski jumping team at next month's Winter Olympics. Johnson, 20, finished 14th overall on the......
  • Johnny Spillane (silver) wins first-ever medal for U.S. in Nordic Combined

     
    American Johnny Spillane won the silver medal in the Nordic Combined on Sunday at Whistler Olympic Park, the first-ever medal for the United States in the Nordic Combined, which features one jump on the normal hill and a 10-kilometer cross-country......
  • Americans fail to move past first round of normal hill ski jumping

     
    None of the three U.S. ski jumpers were able to advance to the final round in Saturday’s normal hill ski jumping competition at Whistler Olympic Park. Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, N.Y.) and Nick Alexander (Lebanon, N.H.) tied for 41st with......
  • Nick Alexander, Peter Frenette qualify for finals of large hill ski jumping

     
    Nick Alexander (Lebanon, N.H.) and Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, N.Y.) have advanced from the qualification round for large hill ski jumping. Alexander had a score of 116.5, while Frenette recorded a 113.8. Andres Johnson (Park City, Utah) posted a 95.6.....