Tagged: ski jumping

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....

Ski Jumping: Jacobsen second at Oberstdorf

Norway’s Anders Jacobsen won silver and team mate Johan Remen Evensen (photo) bronze at the World Cup ski jumping event at Oberstdorf, Germany on Saturday. Finland’s Harri Olli, won with a new hill record...

Skijumping: Jacobsen second in summer event

Anders Jacobsen, from Hønefoss, Norway placed second in the Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix for men in Courchevel, Germany on Sunday. He finished 1.2 points behind the winner; Swiss Simon Ammann. Russia’s Dennis Kornilov came in third. Around 80...

Bronze for Norway in historic ski jumping event

Women’s ski-jumping made its debut at the Nordic skiing World Championships in Liberec, Czech Republic on Feb. 20, hoping to secure a place on the programme of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Norway’s Anette Sagen (24)...

Norwegian Olympic ski-jump champion faces four-month ban

Olympic ski-jump champion Lars Bystøl of Norway faces a four-month ban after testing positive for doping, the agency Anti-Doping Norway said Jan. 28.  The agency’s disciplinary body recommended the ban after a test conducted...

One giant leap: Jumpers put on crowd-pleaser

It was cold, but the bright sun and an international crop of Olympic-caliber skiers attracted more than 4,000 spectators to Norge Ski Club’s 104th annual Ski Jump Tournament on January 26. To read the...