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WATCH: Toy Ski Jumping Is Actually Pretty Cool...

It’s called Hobby Ski Jumping and it’s kind of like the Pinewood Derby on snow. If you’re the type of person to appreciate the types of elaborate miniature environments model trail enthusiasts build and the fierce competition of a Pinewood Derby, the world of toy ski jumping might be right up your alley. 8 more words


Eddie the Eagle Film Review

Imagine if that kid in the corner at school made the Olympics. The one with the big glasses, bad haircut and even worse fashion sense who is last pick in PE makes it onto what is arguably sport’s biggest stage. 416 more words

Eddie The Eagle

VIDEO: Dry Land Ski Jumping Is Scary But Beautiful...

Snow or no snow, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a video that conveys the sensation of ski jumping as well as this one does.  I felt a bite sized sample of the anxiety these guys must have experienced on their first jumps. 13 more words



Most people sit in an office cubicle, on a work site, at a factory line for days on end, year after year. The commute might change, the company might be re-located, the pay may increase and the time straining your back may decrease but it’s all the same. 1,135 more words

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Ready to Fly? Olympic Ski Jumper Touches Hearts with Biopic (Spoilers)

Up above the clouds, one Winter Olympic sport has skiers nervous to the bone. This sport requires athletes to jump off a ramp over 70 meters (230 feet) high and land smoothly as 1,132 more words


Eddie the Eagle

I didn’t know a huge amount about Eddie the Eagle, but I knew he was viewed as the one of the best examples of a British underdog story. 292 more words


Medalia de aur a lui „Eddie the Eagle”

Rareori, lumea cinematografică își îndreaptă obiectivele și asupra sportului. De o raritate și mai apăsată sunt proiectele filmice reliefând discipline sportive de iarnă. Săriturile cu schiurile au constituit tema unui film sud-coreean, „Take Off”, lansat în 2009, însă „Eddie the Eagle” a fost primul care a dobândit în mod rapid recunoaștere pe plan internațional. 1,202 more words

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