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Ski Jumping

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  • Preparing for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

    Preparing for the 2014 Sochi Olympics
    The countdown has begun — only 30 days remain until the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Eighty-five countries are expected to bring 5,500 athletes and team members to Russia in early February. They will compete in 98 events spread...
  • Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there

    Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there
    The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis. But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
  • Female ski jumpers are taking their place on the hill

    Female ski jumpers are taking their place on the hill
    The start house isn't much of a house, more like a concrete box perched high on the mountain. Five women arrive on this frosty morning, setting their skis down outside and pushing through the door, rubbing their hands in the cold. They take turns...
  • Take A Crash Course In Ski Jumping

    Take A Crash Course In Ski Jumping
    Take a crash course in ski jumping that doesn’t have to leave a mark. Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, Mass is blowing things up with the “big air bag,” take the leap before winter ends. For more information, go to: http://www.wachusett....
  • Top 10 things to do this weekend

     
    Not a clue what do to this weekend? Read on for the editors’ top picks. Friends of the Des Plaines Library Book Sale The Friends …...
  • The Inaugural 24 Hour Ski Jumping World Distance Challenge

    The Inaugural 24 Hour Ski Jumping World Distance Challenge
    On Saturday October 1, 2011, The inaugural 24 Hour ski Jumping World Distance Challenge sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing Company, will be taking place at The Norge Ski Club, Fox River Grove, IL, this weekend. This "ultra event" is designed to see how far...
  • For 2022 Winter Games, USOC should get a Rocky Mountain high

    For 2022 Winter Games, USOC should get a Rocky Mountain high
    There is no doubt when and where the next Olympics in the United States should be. Denver. 2022. Denver and its region have everything they need to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Much more, in fact, than the city and region could...
  • South Korea selected to host 2018 Winter Olympics

     
    Winter Olympics 2018: Winter Olympics 2018 awarded to South Korea...
  • Philip Hersh: Women ski jumpers take foggy leap of faith toward Olympics

     
    The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
  • Most kids who take Advanced Placement courses don’t pass

     
    I got a news release from Volusia County schools gushing that 40 percent of high school kids who took Advanced Placement courses this year actually passed them, up from 39 percent last year. But unless my math is somehow flawed here, that means 60 percent...
  • Bill Demong wins gold, Johnny Spillane silver in large hill Nordic Combined

     
    Bill Demong won gold and Johnny Spillane won silver, his third silver medal of the Vancouver Games, in large hill Nordic Combined on Thursday. Demong, starting sixth in the 10-kilometer cross-country after the morning ski jump, quickly made up time......