Tagged: ski jumping

Raw Air - Robert Johansson

Jump at the opportunity to see Raw Air

Norway’s four-city ski-jumping tournament is a sight to behold and a terrific road trip Don Larson Eau Claire, Wis. Raw Air is the most intense and extreme ski-jumping competition ever. In its second year,...

Dale Severson

Lifelong jumping

Dale Severson started ski jumping at the age of 4, and still skis today at 82 Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. Participating in the Olympics is every athlete’s dream. No doubt Dale Severson, of...

Ski Club Norge Team USA 2018

Flying from flatlands to Pyeongchang 2018

Three Illinois ski jumpers land on Team USA Nancy Andersen Chicago Can you imagine that some of the United States’ best ski jumpers come from the “flatlands” of northern Illinois? Michael Glasder, 28, of...

Jacobsen and Bardal hang up their skis

Two of Norway’s ski jumping greats wrap up their incredible careers after the 2015 season Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly Anders Jacobsen announced his retirement on April 21 after a successful decade of ski...

Anette Sagen retires from ski jumping

After a decade of success and a lasting influence on the sport, Sagen packs away her skis Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly Anette Sagen’s ski jumping career has undoubtedly been memorable; her impressive record...

Norway dominates ski championship

With a grand total of 20 medals and 22 medal winners, the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships belonged to Norway Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly It would be an understatement to say that Norway...

Ski jump world record broken twice in two days

Slovenian Peter Prevc and Norwegian Anders Fannemel set records at the World Cup Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly It’s always exciting when athletes crush world records, demonstrating both their incredible skill and the overall...

Jacobsen triumphs in New Year’s Jump

Ski jumper Anders Jacobsen makes a comeback, but Austria continues to dominate Four Hills Tournament Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly For ski jumpers, the New Year isn’t a time for parties and champagne; it’s...

Women’s ski jumping ready to soar

Among new Olympic events like freeskiing, snowboarding, team figureskating, and luge relay, women’s ski jumping readies to lift off at Sochi John Erik Stacy Norwegian American Weekly Girls and women have been ski-jumping since...

Anette Sagen makes the first Holmenkollen jump

Anette Sagen was proud of the first jump at the new Holmenkollen with a jump of 106.5 meters. “An absolutely beautiful ski jump,” concluded Sagen right after the first official jump in new Holmenkollen....