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PHOTOS: Ski Jumping At Wrigley, Soldier Fields

CHICAGO (CBS) — In one of the flattest large cities in America, ski jumping was a thing.

Engineers simply used existing stadiums to create the otherwise non-existent elevation. 63 more words

News

Visiting Klingenthal 

The East of Germany has some beautiful countryside and on our final day in Saxony, we explored it.

We drove approximately 40km from Plauen to a small town called Klingenthal. 422 more words

Europe

Bode Miller nominated to U.S. Ski Team for 2015-16

While ski fans wait to see if Bode Miller retires, he at least left the door open to return next season by accepting a nomination to the U.S. 169 more words

Olympics

Oberstdorf, Germany

Jumping here was pretty special as this is one of the sites of the men’s Four Hills Tournament. 

One afternoon we took a walk around the beautiful village, drank coffee and socialized with German ski jumping fans. 17 more words

A Romanian Silver

All you could see were his eyes. An élan buff pulled high over his nose and the blue hat with the white trim was yanked down, shielding his face from the blustery wind at fault for delaying the competition. 779 more words

Was Blair's Ski Jump Tournament the First?

There’s been an argument going periodically through the years about which community hosted our country’s first ski jumping tournament. The strongest claims seem to have been made by Red Wing and St. 484 more words

Recreation

Competition: A jump in the right direction with Taylor Henrich

From Canadian Olympic Foundation

The Help Build an Olympian campaign has partnered with six Sochi Olympians. Read their stories to learn about how the performance pillars fueled our athletes to Olympic victory. 580 more words