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Die Große Ekstase des Bildschnitzers Steiner (Werner Herzog, 1974)

Rarely have I been so disappointed upon leaving a film screening – disappointed not with the film (which in this case was Werner Herzog’s 1974 documentary… 881 more words

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A brief (Norwegian) history of ski jumping, skateboarding, and the emergence of the Norwegian badass!

“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.
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Sarah Hendrickson on podium in international ski jumping return

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

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Thomas Morgenstern retires with 3 Olympic ski jumping golds

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

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Ski Long Jumper eats KFC mid-air

Not entirely convinced this was endorsed by KFC.  I think this guy might just be a huge fan, which makes this video way better.

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Andreas Wank: Man muss täglich alles geben

Andreas Wank – ein deutscher Skispringer, geboren am 18. Februar 1988 in Halle an der Saale.

Die größten Erfolge:  Mit der Mannschaft hat er Gold bei der Olympiade in Sotschi und Silber bei der Olympiade in Vancouver geholt,  Silber bei den Schiflugweltmeisterschaften 2012 und Weltmeisterschaften 2013. 1,359 more words

Ski Jumping

So long, old friend: Duluth tears down Chester Park ski jumps

The Little Chester ski jump at Chester Bowl in #Duluth was torn down yesterday. Big Chester being demolished today. http://t.co/5bYvChL75f

— dan kraker (@dankraker) August 19, 2014…

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