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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.

Adaptations and 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 Clubs/Groups Near You

Use the search below to find local organisations near you.

National Governing Bodies

Snowsport England

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