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ski jumping

a competitive event, included in the Nordic combined, in which a skier jumps from a ski jump, often traveling 230 to 300 feet (70 to 90 meters) in the air, with scores being based on both the skier's form and the distance of the jump.
Origin of ski jumping
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The age limit kept the smaller boys from all hope of taking part, but they at once organized a ski jumping contest of their own.

    Our Little Finnish Cousin Clara Vostrovsky Winlow

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