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Ski Jumping

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  • 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.....
  • 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......
  • Austria wins gold medal in team ski jump

     
    Austria won the gold medal in the team ski jump at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Monday. Austria finished with 1,107.9 points. Germany won silver with 1,035.8 points and Norway took bronze with 1,030.3 points. The U.S. finished 11th with......
  • 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......
  • 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...