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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.
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First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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.

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