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A brief (Norwegian) history of ski jumping, skateboarding, and the emergence of the Norwegian badass!
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“All we did in the winter was homework and ski jumping” an older man from nearby Orkanger reminisced to me. “You had to build your own ski jumps.
World champion Sarah Hendrickson took second to Japanese rival Sara Takanashi in her first international ski jumping competition since the Sochi Olympics on Saturday.
Hendrickson, 20, posted the third-farthest jump of the competition en route to 236 points at a Continental Cup event in Norway. 100 more words
Austrian Thomas Morgenstern, a three-time Olympic champion, announced his retirement Friday, following a comeback from scary crashes to win silver at the Sochi Olympics. 129 more words