2018 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2018

Q&A with Sarah Hendrickson

What do you remember about the first time you tried ski jumping? I remember a lot of cold training nights when I was young. My best friend a…

SKI-JUMP-WORLD-MEN

Who is Stefan Kraft?

Austrian ski jumper Stefan Kraft is the 2017 World Cup overall champion and reigning world champion on both the normal and large hills. Ski …

2018 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2018

Who is Sarah Hendrickson?

Sarah Hendrickson is a 2013 world champion ski jumper for Team USA. She competed at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, where she finished 21st afte…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Large Hill Individual

Who is Kamil Stoch?

Polish ski jumper Kamil Stoch won two gold medals at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, on the normal hill and the large hill. He also competed at the…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Team

Who is Noriaki Kasai?

Japanese ski jumper Noriaki Kasai has competed at seven consecutive Olympic Games, beginning in 1992. He owns a total of three Olympic medal…

Taylor Fletcher

Who is Taylor Fletcher?

Team USA’s Taylor Fletcher competed in Nordic combined at two Olympics, 2010 and 2014 Nordic combined beginnings Fletcher was born May 11, 1…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Large Hill Individual

Who is Simon Ammann?

Swiss ski jumper Simon Ammann is a four-time Olympic gold medalist. He swept the normal hill and large hill golds in 2002 and again in 2010.…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Ladies' Normal Hill Individual First Round

Who is Sara Takanashi?

Japanese ski jumper Sara Takanashi finished fourth at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and owns six world championships medals. She is a four-time Wo…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Ladies' Normal Hill Individual Official Training

Ski jumping 101: Scoring

A ski jumper earns style points on a scale of 0 to 20 from five judges, and the highest and lowest scores are eliminated.

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Large Hill Official Training

Ski jumping 101: Glossary

Inrun The portion of the jump during which the athlete travels down the ramp. K Point The distance from the takeoff that is equivalent to th…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Normal Hill

Ski jumping 101: Parts of the jump

There are three men’s events: the normal hill, the large hill and the team event. There is one women’s event, contested on the normal hill.

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Team

Ski jumping 101: Competition

In both individual men’s events, the normal hill and the large hill, there are two training sessions and a qualification round prior to the …

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic venue

Ski jumping 101: Venue

Ski jumping at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will take place at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre.

How skiers train in the summer

The U.S. Ski Team has to practice before the upcoming Olympics. But it’s Summer. So how do the athletes train without snow?