Ski jumpin

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Ski jumpin
Vikersund skiflygingsbakke.jpg
Vikersundbakken in Modum, Norawa is the warld's lairgest ski jumpin hill. (Pictur taken afore it wis redesigned in 2010/2011)
Heichest govrenin body Internaitional Ski Federation
First played 1808
Eidsberg, Norawa
Characteristics
Team members Individual or groups
Olympic Syne the first ever Winter Olympics in 1924

Ski jumpin is a sport in which skiers gang doun a take-off ramp, jump an attempt tae land as far as possible doun the hill ablo. In addeetion tae the length o the jump, judges gie pynts for style. The skis uised for ski jumpin are wide an lang (260 to 275 centimetres (102 to 108 in)). Ski jumpin is predominantly a winter sport, performed on snaw, an is pairt o the Winter Olympic Gemmes, but can an aa be performed in simmer on airtificial surfaces – porcelain or frost rail track on the inrun, plastic on the landin hill. Ski jumpin belangs tae the nordic type o competitive skiin.