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Nordic combined was a popular competition at carnivals throughout Norway in the 1800s.
Terms used in Olympic Nordic Combined.
There are two portions for every Nordic combined event: ski jumping and cross-country skiing.
A ski jumper earns style points on a scale of 0 to 20 from five judges, and the highest and lowest scores are eliminated.
The first measured ski jump was constructed in 1860, and the first ski jumping test was held two years later.
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…
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.
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 …
Ski jumping at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will take place at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre.
The equipment needed for nordic combined – as the name would suggest – uses both the equipment for ski jumping and the equipment for cross-c…
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Nordic combined’s ski jumping competition at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will take place at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. The venue was…
Each of the Nordic combined events consist of a ski jumping competition followed by a cross-country skiing competition.
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There will be a maximum total of 258 snowboarders competing at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
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