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Ski Jumping

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  • No Americans qualify for the finals of large hill ski jumping

     
    Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, N.Y.) placed 32nd, just missing the finals in the large hill ski jumping event Saturday. A tie for the 30th and final position with a score of 95.6 put 31 into the final. Frenette received a......
  • 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.....
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Lake Placid: Back in the Games

    This was no roller coaster. The half-mile ride required a liability waiver: Bobsledding "is a hazardous act, which could cause personal injury or damage," according to the only capitalized sentence in a forest of fine print. After swearing not to sue,...
  • Hitting the slopes in the Czech Republic

    Harrachov, Czech Republic The Alps, with their dizzying heights, high fashion and higher prices, were a day's drive away for my American family living in Berlin. Getting there would have eaten up gas and time, not to mention added significantly to the...
  • If you go: Oslo

    GETTING THERE Oslo Airport is at Gardermoen, about 30 miles north of Oslo. The airport is served by many major international carriers, but none provide non-stop service from Chicago. You'll likely get the best connections on British Airways, SAS or KLM....