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Ski Jumping

Ski Jumping is a winter sport where competitors jump off a ramp on a set of ski's

An Overview of Ski Jumping

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. Along with jump length, competitor's style and other factors affect the final score.

Benefits

  • It is an adrenaline rush
  • Improve strength, stability, and coordination
  • Enhancing balance and proprioception through the whole body
  • Improves overall hip, knee, and ankle joint stability.

Involvement

Use local activity finders or try and identify if a local/regional facility offers this activity. It is also worth looking at the National Governing Body website for opportunities.

Equipment

  • A ski suit
  • Jumping ski's
  • Ski's boots
  • Ski helmet

Facts

As of March 2017, the official world record for the longest ski jump is 253.5 m (832 ft), set by Stefan Kraft at Vikersundbakken in Vikersund, Norway.

Find Ski Jumping Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

Snowsport England

Contact Name
Claire / Gareth (Office)
Contact Email
info@snowsportengland.org.uk
Contact Telephone
01509 232323