Ski jumping

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Ski jumping is a winter sport in which competitors aim to achieve the longest jump after descending from a specially designed ramp on their skis.wikipedia
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Cross-country skiing

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Along with cross-country skiing, it constitutes the traditional group of Nordic skiing disciplines.
Modern cross-country skiing is similar to the original form of skiing, from which all skiing disciplines evolved, including alpine skiing, ski jumping and Telemark skiing.

Winter sports

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Ski jumping is a winter sport in which competitors aim to achieve the longest jump after descending from a specially designed ramp on their skis.
Common individual sports include cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, speed skating, figure skating, luge, skeleton, bobsleigh, ski orienteering and snowmobiling.

Ski jumping techniques

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The jumping technique has evolved over the years, from jumps with the parallel skis with both arms pointing forwards, to the "V-style", which is widely used today. By using the V-style, firstly pioneered by Swedish ski jumper Jan Boklöv in the mid-1980s, modern skiers are able to exceed the distance of the take-off hill by about 10% compared to the previous technique with parallel skis.
The sport of ski jumping has seen the use of numerous different techniques, or "styles", over the course of its more than two-hundred-year history.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

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Ski jumping has been included at the Winter Olympics since 1924 and at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships since 1925.
World Championship events include nordic skiing's three disciplines: cross-country skiing, ski jumping, and nordic combined (the latter being a combination sport consisting of both cross-country and ski jumping).

Stefan Kraft

Stefan Kraft holds the official record for the world's longest ski jump with 253.5 m, set on the ski flying hill in Vikersund in 2017.
Stefan Kraft (born 13 May 1993) is an Austrian ski jumper.

List of longest ski jumps

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Stefan Kraft holds the official record for the world's longest ski jump with 253.5 m, set on the ski flying hill in Vikersund in 2017.
Ski jumping is a winter sport in which athletes compete on distance and style in a jump from a ski jumping hill.

Ski flying

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Stefan Kraft holds the official record for the world's longest ski jump with 253.5 m, set on the ski flying hill in Vikersund in 2017. In 1935, the origins of the ski flying began in Planica, Slovenia, where Josef Bradl became the first competitor in history to jump over 100 m. At the same venue, the first official jump over 200 m was achieved in 1994, when Toni Nieminen landed at 203 metres.
Ski flying is a winter sport discipline derived from ski jumping, in which much greater distances can be achieved.

International Ski Federation

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All major ski jumping competitions are organised by the International Ski Federation.
Founded in Chamonix on 2 February 1924, it is responsible for the Olympic disciplines of Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, Nordic combined, freestyle skiing and snowboarding.

Vikersundbakken

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Stefan Kraft holds the official record for the world's longest ski jump with 253.5 m, set on the ski flying hill in Vikersund in 2017.
Vikersundbakken or Vikersund Hill is a ski flying hill at Vikersund in Modum, Norway.

Husebyrennet

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The first larger ski jumping competition was held on Husebyrennet hill in Oslo, Norway, in 1875.
Husebyrennet was a ski jumping competition which was held in Ullern, Oslo, Norway.

Ski jumping hill

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The ski jumping venue, commonly referred to as a hill, consists of the jumping ramp (in-run), take-off table, and a landing hill.
A ski jumping hill is a sports venue used for ski jumping.

Nels Nelsen

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Ski jumping was brought to Canada by Norwegian immigrant Nels Nelsen.
Nels Nelsen (3 June 1894 – 3 June 1943), born Nils Johan Nilsen and sometimes referred to as Nels Nelson, was a Norwegian-born Canadian ski jumper and later ski jumping organizer.

Toni Nieminen

In 1935, the origins of the ski flying began in Planica, Slovenia, where Josef Bradl became the first competitor in history to jump over 100 m. At the same venue, the first official jump over 200 m was achieved in 1994, when Toni Nieminen landed at 203 metres.
Toni Markus Nieminen (born 31 May 1975) is a Finnish former ski jumper who competed from 1991 to 2004, with a brief comeback in 2016.

Jan Boklöv

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By using the V-style, firstly pioneered by Swedish ski jumper Jan Boklöv in the mid-1980s, modern skiers are able to exceed the distance of the take-off hill by about 10% compared to the previous technique with parallel skis.
Jan Mauritz Boklöv (born 14 April 1966) is a Swedish former ski jumper who won the 1988–89 World Cup season.

Domen Prevc

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It is prominently used by Domen Prevc.
Domen Prevc (born 4 June 1999) is a Slovenian ski jumper.

Andreas Däscher

This changed when the Däscher technique was pioneered by Andreas Däscher in the 1950s, as a modification of the Kongsberger and Windisch techniques.
Andreas Däscher (born 9 June 1927) is a ski jumping athlete from Switzerland, who is best known for developing the Daescher technique in the 1950s, which was the standard technique until the V-style was developed by Jan Boklöv in 1985.

FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

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The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup has been contested since the 1979–80 season.
The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup is the world's highest level of ski jumping and the FIS Ski Flying World Cup as the subdivisional part of the competition.

1979–80 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

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The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup has been contested since the 1979–80 season.
The 1979/80 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup was the 1st World Cup season in ski jumping.

2014 Winter Olympics

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Women's debuted at the Winter Olympics in 2014.
A number of new competitions—a total of twelve accounting for gender—were held during the Games, including biathlon mixed relay, women's ski jumping, mixed-team figure skating, mixed-team luge, half-pipe skiing, ski and snowboard slopestyle, and snowboard parallel slalom.

FIS Ski Flying World Championships

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The FIS Ski Flying World Championships was first contested in 1972 in Planica.
The event takes place on hills much larger than ski jumping hills, with the K-point set between 185 m and 200 m. Unlike ordinary ski jumping, the Ski Flying World Champion is determined after four jumps.

FIS Ski Jumping Continental Cup

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Other competitions organised by the International Ski Federation include the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix (held in summer), Continental Cup, FIS Cup, FIS Race, and Alpen Cup.
The FIS Ski Jumping Continental Cup is a series of ski jumping competitions arranged yearly by the International Ski Federation.

Telemark

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Skiers are required to touch the ground in the Telemark landing style (telemarksnedslag), named after the Norwegian county of Telemark.
Telemark lent its name to Telemark skiing, a style invented by Sondre Norheim, and the characteristic Telemark landing of ski jumping.

FIS Ski Jumping Alpen Cup

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Other competitions organised by the International Ski Federation include the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix (held in summer), Continental Cup, FIS Cup, FIS Race, and Alpen Cup.
The FIS Ski Jumping Alpen Cup (known as Alpen Cup) is a ski jumping tournament held in Alps yearly by the International Ski Federation since 1990.

Nordic skiing

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Along with cross-country skiing, it constitutes the traditional group of Nordic skiing disciplines.
Olympic events are competitive cross-country skiing, ski jumping and Nordic combined—competition in which athletes both cross-country ski and ski jump.

2004–05 FIS Ski Jumping Continental Cup

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Women began competing at the high level since the 2004–05 Continental Cup season.
The 2004/05 FIS Ski Jumping Continental Cup was the 14th in a row (12th official) Continental Cup winter season and the 3rd summer season in ski jumping for men.