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.
- 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.
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.
Adaptations and Equipment
- A ski suit
- Jumping ski's
- Ski's boots
- Ski helmet
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 Clubs/Groups Near You
Use the search below to find local organisations near you.
National Governing Bodies
- Contact Name
- Claire / Gareth (Office)
- Contact Email
- Contact Telephone
- 01509 232323