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  Ski jumping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ski jumping is a sport in which skiers go down an inrun with a take-off ramp (the jump), attempting to go as far as possible.
Ski jumping is one of the two elements in the Nordic combined sport.
Ski jumping is popular among spectators and TV audiences in Scandinavia and Central Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ski_jumping   (1094 words)

  
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The overall incidence of ski injuries appears to be declining over the past several years from 7.4 injuries per 1000 skier days to 2.6 injuries per 1000 skier days(2,3,8).
Ski boots have become higher and stiffer, leading to a decrease in spiral tibial fractures and ankle fractures, but an increase in knee ligament injuries.
Injury to the ACL while skiing is usually accompanied by a loud popping sensation within the joint, brief discomfort of varying degrees, and the feeling of instability or giving way of the knee when the skier attempts to stand following the injury.
www.sportsci.org /encyc/drafts/Skiing_injuries.doc   (2120 words)

  
 2006 Winter Olympics Turin, Ski Jumping
The skis used for ski jumping are wide and long, with parallel sides.
In addition to the separate sport of ski jumping, with the three events of "normal hill", "large hill", and "team competition", ski jumping is one of two elements in Nordic combined.
Aerodynamics has become a factor of increasing importance in modern ski jumping, with recent rules addressing the regulation of ski jumping suits (following a period when "holes" in the rules seemed to favour skinny jumpers in stiff, "air foil"-like suits).
www.bonjourlafrance.net /2006_winter_olympics_turin/ski_jumping_2006_winter_olympics.htm   (599 words)

  
 International Water Ski Federation Tournament Council
14.14 for slalom rerides and 13.15 for jumping rerides).
In the jumping event, it is the responsibility of the driver to drive the boat at the constant speed (as selected by the skier (see Rule 13.04) throughout the entire course.
Jump distances shall be measured from a point at the water line directly below the center of the top edge of the ramp to the point where the heels of the skier reach their maximum depression in the water (as normally indicated by the "spout" of water rising after the skier's landing).
www.iwsf.com /rules2004/rulebook2004/rules05v1.0.htm   (13741 words)

  
 Sling - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A sling is one of any sort of loop used for supporting something, including a wide strap of cloth tied behind the neck and used for supporting an injured arm.
A sling is a strap harness attached to a long gun such as a rifle or a shotgun, designed to support the firearm in some intended position on operator's body; see also sling belting.
A sling is an item of climbing equipment consisting of a sewn loop of webbing that can be wrapped around sections of rock or tied to other pieces of equipment.
www.enpsychlopedia.com /psypsych/Sling   (245 words)

  
 K2 Apache Crossfire (2005) - Ski-Review.com
For skiing on big mountains in the west, where the snow is usually soft, I can't think of a better ski than the Recon.
I find the skis to be very stable at moderate speeds (I ski 1000' hills in NY so GS really is not an option) and very quick as the 167 has a turn radius of 14m compared to 16m for the 174.
I had/have owned and skied on all kinds of skis from ‘full length’ wooden, no steel edge, bear traps (look it up in an ‘old dictionary) to the newest, coolest, hippest, fastest, etc. that had been made from 1964 to 1985ish and skied them all very well I might add.
www.ski-review.com /content/view/66/30   (5012 words)

  
 Waterski Online - Expert Advice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A: A sling helps body position and creates a greater pull from the boat off the top of the ramp.
I recommend wearing one if you're jumping 100 feet or more, because it helps you create better body position and pull from the boat sooner.
The sling should be worn on your right arm, kept tight and positioned low on your right hip.
www.waterskimag.com /article.jsp?ID=13104   (364 words)

  
 SkiTops - Ski Tour Operators Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ski Canada Magazine staff, thirty of their ski testers and ski manufacturers will be arriving in Fernie, March 20, for the 2004 Annual Ski Test.
Skiing and snowboarding will be free all day long at the Sun Peaks Resort on November 27th for U.S. residents and on the 28th for residents of the BC's Lower Mainland.
Telluride Ski Resort (Telski) is slated for a Nov. 26 opening, and, with unprecedented top ten rankings in both SKI and Skiing magazines, is poised for a tremendous year with continued focus on the overall guest experience.
www.skitops.com /news/2004/news04.htm   (10550 words)

  
 Olympic Patrol
Stean, a patroller with the Great Falls Ski Patrol at Showdown Ski Area in Montana, was among a handful of NSP members who worked alongside Canadian ski patrollers to provide first aid and rescue services to thousands of athletes, coaches and officials at the 1988 XV Winter Olympics.
Ski jumping, freestyle/disabled and bobsleigh/luge facilities were at Canada Olympic Park while the nordic venue was based at Canmore.
One of the Lake Placid jump patrollers who helped things run smoothly at Calgary was John Brower, a member of the White Birches and Cortina ski patrols in New York.
www.meloche.net /olympic.htm   (1700 words)

  
 Anderson Sling Raises Veterinary Treatment to new Heights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This was a good situation in which to test the sling because the animals were not injured, the overhead access was clear and the weather conditions were mild.
The rescue sling is available in various sizes to the public and to rescue
se, preventing the jumping and twisting that occurred with earlier slings.
www.horse-canada.com /html/articles/HMsling07.99.htm   (783 words)

  
 Pacific Rim Snow Sports Alliance
Skiing was slow to catch on in Southern California, the land of sun, sand and palm trees.
The ski resorts of the Angeles National Forest largely rely on natural snow since they do not have the supply of water that can be found at Big Bear in the San Bernardino National Forest.
Ski Sunrise (formerly Table Mountain Ski Area) is one of the few upside down resorts— you drive to the top of the mountain and ski down.
pacificrimalliance.org /F.PublicAffairs/SkiHistory/historySoCal.html   (2290 words)

  
 CBC.CA - Torino 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Arm sling: A holder or belt used to help stabilize the rifle and the biathlete's arm while firing.
Harness: Shoulder straps used to carry the biathlete's rifle while she or he is skiing.
One loop is skied for every target missed, and each loop can take 20 to 30 seconds, depending on the athlete.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/sports/biathlon/glossary.shtml   (529 words)

  
 U.S. nordic skiers are a quiet power - 2002 Winter Olympics coverage
Team USA won't sling a single bulletin board nugget at their European and Far East competitors.
Teammate Bill Demong is just days removed from his first World Cup win (albeit against a weakened field) and skied the anchor leg for the gold-medal relay at the 1999 world juniors.
Steitz says Lodwick is a podium contender in the individual events whenever he steps into skis.
deseretnews.com /oly/view/0,3949,65000193,00.html   (439 words)

  
 Ski Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Spillane injured both shoulders in a jump training crash in June and reinjured his right shoulder last November in Finland, but decided against surgery until after the season so he could compete in the Torino Olympics in February.
His arm is in a sling and he's working with our training facility staff [in Park City] on his therapy," she said.
Spillane, 25, said once he gets out of the sling, he expected to be riding a stationary bike for another few months as he begins his return.
www.skiracing.com /news/news_display.php/3787/NORDIC/newsArticles   (264 words)

  
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In fact the injury rate isn't nearly as high as its perceived to be but skiing is a physical sport and there are dangers associated with it.
This is the one on the inside of the knee and is strained, sprained or torn when the leg is pushed outwards sideways away from the thigh such as when a snowplough becomes the splits.
In at number two are head and face injuries which are responsible for up to 20% of all ski injuries and a much higher percentage in children.
www.ifyouski.com /news/newsarticle/?ObjectID=7668515   (1258 words)

  
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Though ski jumpers travel a long distance in the air, they are never more than 20 feet off the ground at any time.
Olympic discus throwers sling their plates around 225 feet while handball players are limited by the 225-foot length of the court.1 Which of the following Olympic sports involves participants that are not human beings?EquestrianYachtingGreco-Roman WrestlingSynchronized SwimmingWeightliftingWhile some wrestlers might look pretty bear-like, it's the equestrian events that involve non-human participants.
Downhill and classic cross country skis are approximately seven feet long while slalom skis are roughly six and a half feet long.4 In what event do athletes move at the greatest average speed?DownhillBobsleighLugeSpeed SkatingCycling SprintDownhill skiers are the fastest-moving Olympic athletes averaging nearly 65 miles per hour over the course of a run.
www.aafla.org /OlympicInformationCenter/WebGames/trivia/trivia.dat   (1726 words)

  
 Skiing Heritage News
The newly-founded sport of alpine skiing was excluded, but in the same year, the first popular international alpine combined meet was held at St. Anton, foretelling the end of the dominance at the Games of cross country and jumping.
And although there were a dozen American ski makers who had come on the scene since the beginning, by the 1980s, all the existing ski makers were in trouble partly from overproduction and partly from the effects of globalization which sent the factories to third world countries both in the U.S and in Europe.
The International Skiing History Association is a not-for-profit corporation, whose mission is to preserve and advance the knowledge of ski history and to increase public awareness of the sport's heritage.
www.skiinghistory.org /backissues.html   (6863 words)

  
 Waterski Online - The Most Useless Weapon of All   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Or there was the time I procrastinated learning to use an arm sling in jumping.
After riding trick skis for a single season, listen to the protests the following spring when Dad tries to raise the boat speed and lengthen the rope.
I couldn't imagine jumping with an arm sling in spite of all the evidence suggesting that jumpers wearing them went farther.
www.waterskimag.com /article.jsp?ID=13004   (754 words)

  
 NewsLetter (Disabled Council) - Jan. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The standard of skiing and the incredible growth of the sport had to be seen to be believed.
A very large percentage of the MP3 skiers are now skiing in the outer slalom course, MP1 skiers are jumping distances of over 12m - it is only a very short time since we did not allow MP1 skiers to jump.
This is great news for disabled skiing in the UK and in the whole of Europe.
www.waterskieame.org /d_news001.htm   (2872 words)

  
 Get Jealous.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The weather treated us kind, with blue skies offering fantastic views of the glacier and surrounding mountains and we even got to walk on it, a first for three of us apart from Si who has been on several.
We got to jump and dive off some of the waterfalls and a rope swing, and chilled out with a Lao beer in the sun.
Returning to the tubing, the day carried on in much the same format, with several different types of jumps and rope swings to test out, getting increasingly funnier in relation to the number of beers that are drunk.
www.getjealous.com /printdiary.php?username=blueskies   (16954 words)

  
 Forums: Dynamic Rope
If you want a great deal on a good rope, I suggest jumping onto www.chockstone.org and look on the left of the page where the link to Rock Hardware is. Steve Morris is the man and will hook you up.
I have been skiing there, not climbing not am not sure about the ice.
The reason I thought our climbing dudes used static is because I was the one who spent a few hours measuring and chopping ropes.
forum.ski.com.au /ultimate/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=9;t=003230   (1463 words)

  
 Untitled Document
It is not as dramatic a look as when she had the cast and sling, but not having the cast makes it easier for her to lift her right foot which helps with getting in and out of bed or the car.
They also put a filter in her vena cava (?) or whatever the name of the major vein that all the blood from the lower part of the body dumps in to prevent any blood clots from going to the heart.
The orthopedic guys her are pretty good b/c Reno is the extreme skiing capital of the US and there are lots of ATVers.
www.skidmore.edu /~bturner/susan1.htm   (7456 words)

  
 Columbine, Isosceles, Langille, Rambaud, Woodworth, The Citadel, Aperture and Goode
Most of these peaks are not described in the trip archives of the SPS or climber.org, which is the purpose for submitting this report.
The trip was jointly sponsored by the Sierra Peaks Section and the Ski Mountaineers Section.
The fish were jumping and I caught 7 trout to supplement the freeze-dried dinner.
angeles.sierraclub.org /skimt/trips/columbine03/columbine03.htm   (3107 words)

  
 Bali Tours & Activities - Bali-Discovery.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Full fill your holiday in Bali with activities endeavors, there are wealth of options to choose from.
Fun, attractive and adventurous activities such as romantic cruise, dolphin tour, diving, fishing and snorkeling, wind-surfing, jet ski, or surf the wild wave, adventurous white water rafting, or pump up the adrenaline with bungee jumping, sling shot.
Balinese surely loves kids, and there are many activities available for kids, from playing simple hide-seek game, building sand-castle, up to bird-watching or enjoy the lazy river.
www.bali-blitz.com /travel_info/travel_children.html   (226 words)

  
 Ski Reports, Snow Conditions and Weather at Ski/Snowboard Resorts Worldwide - JOHNNY SPILLANE ON THE MEND AFTER ...
Ski Reports, Snow Conditions and Weather at Ski/Snowboard Resorts Worldwide - JOHNNY SPILLANE ON THE MEND AFTER SUCCESSFUL SHOULDER SURGERY
SnoCountry the #1 worldwide source for Ski Reports, Snow & Weather Conditions.
Former world champion expects to be jumping by mid July
www.snocountry.com /article.php/20060427100101908   (360 words)

  
 U.S Ski Team -
PARK CITY, Utah (April 26) - Two-time Olympic skier and former nordic combined sprint world champion Johnny Spillane (Steamboat Springs, CO) is rehabbing his right shoulder following reconstructive surgery.
"Dr. Sauerbrey said it would be about three months of rehab and recovery before Johnny can get back to jump training.
Spillane, 25, said once he gets out of the sling, he expected to be riding a stationary bike for another months as he begins his return.
www.usskiteam.com /public/news.php?sN=1&pF=1&dId=4&aId=2190   (294 words)

  
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The Kleiner World Championships has been split from the main World Championships for many years because there are too many competitors for one ski resort.
It is always a friendly family event often with both parents and their children racing, however, it is serious competition for the athletes taking part who are divided into age groups from 8 years old to 75!
Wisla was also hosting a World Cup ski jumping competition during this week and much to the excitement of the locals, the Wisla -born Polish champion won the event.
www.skibob.co.uk /skirace/racereps/racerep2003.htm   (2461 words)

  
 ESPN.com - Heiden was America's golden boy in 1980
The rest of us are waiting for the next Olympics."
Heiden won the 500-meter event ahead of world-record-holder Yevgeny Kulikov thanks to three strokes coming out of the second turn that he said "felt like being fired out of a sling shot."
After the victory, Heiden stayed low-key and on-task.
sports.espn.go.com /oly/winter02/gen/feature?id=1307965   (662 words)

  
 The Rugged Elegance Inspiration Network: Entertaining Archives
But they needed 200 tons of snow to make their dream a reality, as well as support from The City by The Bay, Mayor Gavin Newsom, and San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood of residents, schools and merchants.
And they got the community support they needed to do something never done before in the city of San Francisco.
An integral part of an ICER AIR 2005 ski jumping competition were the thousands of snowboard and ski enthusiasts excited to see ten snowboarders and ten skiers fly and flip down Fillmore.
www.ruggedelegantliving.com /a/cat_re_entertaining_tmp.html   (2518 words)

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