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Ito & Lundby Win Women’s World Cup Comps in Sapporo
Hendrickson 13th & 12th, Englund 27th & 18th Results: Sat 1/14 Sun 1/15
Japan’s Yuki Ito scored her first World Cup victory Saturday in Sapporo, by a 12 point margin
against her usually-dominant teammate, Sara Takanashi. Norway’s Maren Lundby was 3rd
Americans Sarah Hendrickson and Nita Englund placed 13th and 27th, respectively. Abby
Ringquist qualified for the starting field of 40, but missed the final round, placing 34th.
On Sunday, Lundby took the win, with Ito 2nd and Germany’s Katharina Althaus 3rd. It was a
rare occurrence, but Takanashi finished off the podium in 4th. Among the US athletes,
Hendrickson placed 12th, Englund 18th, and Tara Geraghty-Moats was 24th. Ringquist
narrowly missed the final round in 32nd, and Nina Lussi finished 38th.
Kamil Stoch Double World Cup Winner in Wisla POL
Stoch, Kraft, Wellinger on podium Saturday Results: Sat 1/14 Sun 1/15
Poland’s Kamil Stoch won by almost 17 points over Austria’s Stefan Kraft on Saturday in Wisla.
Germany’s Andreas Wellinger placed 3rd. Canada’s Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes (CAN) was 43rd &
Kevin Bickner (USA) 48th.
Stoch took top honors again Sunday, but it was much closer. His margin over 2nd place
Daniel-Andre Tande of Norway was only 1.2 points, and only one-tenth behind Tande, in 3rd
place, was Slovenian youngster Domen Prevc. Boyd-Clowes finished 41st, Bickner 43rd, and
Takanashi Wins Twice in Women’s World Cup in Oberstdorf
Hendrickson 8th Saturday, Englund 12th Sunday Results: Saturday 1/7 Sunday 1/8
The women’s World Cup season resumed on the large hill in Oberstdorf on Sat Jan 7. Japan’s
Sara Takanashi scored another dominant win on flights of 131 and 129 meters, finishing 13
points ahead of Russia’s Irina Avvakumova. Takanashi’s teammate Yuki Ito was less than a
point behind in 3rd. American Sarah Hendrickson placed 8th, Nita Englund 27th, and Abby
(Hughes) Ringquist 38th. Tara Geraghty-Moats and Nina Lussi didn’t make it into the starting
field of 40 based on Friday’s qualifying.
On Sunday, Englund was 12th, Hendrickson 16th, and Geraghty-Moats picked up her first
World Cup point by making the final round, finishing 30th. Slovenia’s Ema Klinec placed 2nd
behind Takanashi, and Russia’s Irina Avvakumova was 3rd again.
Men’s FIS Continental Cup ... Garmisch-Partenkirchen GER
Top US finishers: Brown 38th Sat, Larson 38th Sun Results: Sat 1/14 Sun 1/15
Anze Lanisek of Slovenia was the winner on Saturday in Garmisch, with Austria’s Florian
Altenburger 2nd and Lanisek’s teammate Miran Zupancic 3rd. AJ Brown was the best US
jumper, in 38th place. Zupancic took top honors on Sunday, ahead of Lanisek and Sigurd
Nymoen Soeberg of Norway. Once again, the top US finish was 38th, by Casey Larson.
The Continental Cup makes its only North American appearance in Iron Mt MI, Feb 25-26.
> > > Visit www.kiwanisskiclub.com for details ...
Men’s World Cup Nordic Combined ... Lahti FIN
Results: Sat 1/7 Sun 1/8 Bryan Fletcher placed 15th Saturday and 16th Sunday in Nordic
Combined action in Lahti FIN. His teammate Ben Loomis finished 40th on Saturday. The
podium on Saturday consisted of Eric Frenzel (GER), Eero Hirvonen (FIN), and Johannes
Rydzek (GER). Sunday’s winner was Fabian Riessle (GER), followed by Frenzel and Rydzek.
Midwestern “Five Hills Tournament”
It’s a mini-series within the national US Cup series USANordic press release
The first event in this year’s Five Hills Tournament will be held in Fox River Grove IL
(NW Chicago suburb) on Jan 21-22. Next up will be Minneapolis on Jan 25 (Wed eve),
followed by Eau Claire WI on Jan 27-28 (this is also an FIS Cup event). Wraps up with
Ishpeming MI (Jan 31 Tue eve) and Westby WI (Feb 5). These five events are part of the
season-long US Cup series. Full Central Div Schedule
FIS World Junior Championships ... Park City Jan 30 - Feb 5
World’s best young jumpers, male & female, in individual and team competition
Utah Olympic Park will host the 2017Junior World Championships beginning Jan 30. US
team tryouts were held recently, and ten athletes, five men and five women, were named
to represent the US in ski jumping. See full details in article on USSA website. Also from
USSA, see a nice article on Anna Hoffman, our top US girl on the WJC squad. There will be
individual and team competitions for both men and women, and a mixed-team comp also.
FIS Continental Cup Series in Iron Mountain MI Feb 25-26
120 meter hill is the size of the larger of two jumps at Olympic venues
Once each year, the FIS Continental Cup series makes an appearance in the US, at Iron
Mountain in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It’s a huge hill, and always attracts teams from
more than a dozen countries where ski jumping is a major sport. It also features the top
American competitors, and last year’s Saturday event was won by Michael Glasder, the
first American to win there in 30 years. Dates Feb 25-26, see www.kiwanisskiclub.com
Domen Prevc 2nd, 1st in Men’s World Cup in Engelberg SUI
Canada’s Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes 29th Sunday Results: Sat 12/17 Sun 12/18
Three US jumpers and one Canadian put themselves among the top 40 in qualifying for the
men’s World Cup event in Engelberg Dec 17. In Saturday’s competition, the winner was
Michael Hayboeck of Austria. Seventeen year old Domen Prevc of Slovenia continued his hot
streak, finishing 2nd, ahead of another Austrian (twice his age), Andi Kofler. The four North
Americans didn’t make the final round. Canadian Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes finished 38th, with
US athletes Michael Glasder 39th, Kevin Bickner 41st, and William Rhoads 49th.
On Sunday, Domen Prevc finished atop the podium, ahead of Poland’s Kamil Stoch and
Austria’s Stefan Kraft. Boyd-Clowes slipped into the final round, finishing in a tie for 29th,
and Bickner placed 41st. Also missing the final round was Peter Prevc, Domen’s older brother
and defending World Cup Champion, in 33rd. Yep, competition’s tough at this level!
Loomis 5th Sunday in Nordic Combined COC in Klingenthal GER
Berend 8th Fri, B Loomis 8th Sat, 5th Sun Results: Fri 12/16 Sat 12/17 Sun 12/18
On the first two days of Continental Cup Nordic Combined action in Klingenthal GER, it was a
case of “Ben there, done that” as Ben Berend of the USA took 8th place Friday, and teammate
Ben Loomis was 8th on Saturday. Germany’s Maximilian Pfordte was Friday’s winner, and his
teammate Tobias Simon took the top spot on Saturday. Other Americans finished as follows:
on Friday it was Jasper Good 21st, Loomis 28th, Stephen Schumann 29th; on Saturday Berend
placed 25th, with Good 45th.
On Sunday, Loomis moved up to 5th, with Berend 15th and Good 35th. The winner was
Japan’s Go Yamamoto, followed by Austria’s Florian Dagn and Norway’s Sindre Ure Soetvik.
Nordic Combined World Cup in Ramsau AUT
T Fletcher 27th & 22nd, B Fletcher 29th & 32nd Results: Sat 12/17 Sun 12/18
On Saturday in World Cup Nordic Combined in Ramsau AUT, Germans took the four top spots.
Johannes Rydzek, Fabian Riessle, and Eric Frenzel filled the podium, with Vinzenz Geiger 4th.
The Fletcher brothers grabbed 27th (Taylor) and 29th (Bryan). Adam Loomis finished 47th.
Sunday’s winner was Frenzel, ahead of Riessle and Geiger. Taylor Fletcher finished 22nd,
older brother Bryan at 32nd.
Norway’s Lundby Turns Podium Upside-Down in Nizhny Tagil
Iraschko 2nd, Takanashi 3rd, Hendrickson 14th, Englund 30th Results: Sat 12/10
The normal order of things in Women’s World Cup recently has been Sara Takanashi (JPN) on
top, Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (AUT) 2nd, and somebody else 3rd. On Saturday in Nizhny-Tagil
RUS, that somebody was Norway’s Maren Lundby, who took the top spot, bumping Takanashi
down to 3rd, while Iraschko-Stolz held onto 2nd place. The USA had a pair of jumpers in the
final round; Sarah Hendrickson placed 14th and Nita Englund 30th. Tara Geraghty-Moats just
missed the finals, placing 32nd.
Sunday: Takanashi wins, Iraschko 2nd, Hendrickson 10th Results: Sun 12/11
On Sunday, normal order returned, with Takanashi 1st, Iraschko-Stolz 2nd, and her Austrian
teammate Jaci Seifriedsberger 3rd. Lundby just missed the podium in 4th. Hendrickson
improved to 10th. Englund placed 35th, Geraghty-Moats 38th.
“Domenator” Wins Men’s WC Comp Dec 10 in Lillehammer
Tande 2nd, Kraft 3rd; tough day for North Americans Results: Sat 12/10
One Canadian and two Americans qualified for Saturday’s World Cup event in Lillehammer;
Mackenzie Boyd Clowes (CAN), plus Kevin Bickner and William Rhoads (USA). None managed
to make it into the round of 30. Boyd-Clowes was 36th, Rhoads 43rd, and Bickner was DQ’d.
Slovenian youngster Domen Prevc, age 17, won by more than 10 points over Norway’s Daniel-
Andre Tande, who was 4+ points better than 3rd-place Stefan Kraft of Austria. Peter Prevc,
Domen’s older brother and reigning World Cup champion, placed 30th.
Sunday: Stoch 1st, Kot 2nd, Eisenbichler 3rd Results: Sun 12/11
Poland owned the top two spots on the podium Sunday, with Kamil Stoch winning, and Maciej
Kot 2nd. Germany’s Markus Eisenbichler was 3rd. Boyd-Clowes was the best North American,
placing 21st. Americans William Rhoads, Kevin Bickner, and Michael Glasder were 44th, 48th,
and 49th, respectively.
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Masters age classes are as follows:
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Masters competitions have age classes, but you will jump on a hill that’s comfortable for your
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about FUN, and we’d like YOU to think about it! Click link above to visit the Masters FB page.
We want to keep jumpers in the sport, bring old jumpers back, and bring new jumpers in.
Kevin Bickner 23rd in FIS World Cup in Klingenthal GER
Canada’s Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes places 12th Results: Sun 12/4
The USA’s Kevin Bickner put in a consistent performance on Sunday Dec 4 to finish 23rd in
Men’s World Cup action in Klingenthal GER. Fellow North American Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes of
Canada placed 12th. Slovenian youngster Domen Prevc tas the winner, followed by Daniel
Andre Tande of Norway, and Stefan Kraft of Austria. Saturday featured a team competition;
Germany won, ahead of Norway and Austria. Neither the US or Canada participated.
Bryan Fletcher 9th in Klingenthal GER Nordic Combined
Germany’s Eric Frenzel wins both days Results: Sat 12/3 Sun 12/4
Nordic Combined World Cup action in Klingenthal on the first weekend of December saw
another double winner, this time Germany’s Eric Frenzel. On Saturday, he was followed by
a pair of Germans, last week’s winner Johannes Rydzek and Fabian Reissle. American Taylor
Fletcher placed 26th Saturday; his brother Bryan was 32nd, and their teammates Ben Loomis
and Ben Berend finished 43rd and 44th, respectively.
Bryan Fletcher was 9th overall on Sunday (22nd in jumping and 6th fastest in the cross-
country race). Taylor scored another 26th, with Berend 49th and Loomis 52nd. Bjoern
Kirchheisen (GER, 2nd) and Joergen Graabak (NOR, 3rd) joined Frenzel on the podium.
Sarah Hendrickson 11th & 8th in Lillehammer World Cup
Takanashi & Ito take top two spots both days Results: Fri 12/2 Sat 12/3
Japan’s Sara Takanashi stood atop the podium in the first Women’s World Cup event of the
2017 season on Friday. Her teammate Yuki Ito and Germany’s Anna Rupprecht placed 2nd &
3rd. Sarah Hendrickson of the USA finished 11th. Americans Nita Englund and Nina Lussi
didn’t make the cut to the final round, finishing 38th and 39th, respectively.
On Saturday, Hendrickson was the only American qualifier. After just missing the top ten on
Friday, she climbed into eighth place on Saturday. She’s back in action after missing all of
last season due to a knee injury. Sarah was the 2012 World Cup series champion, and the
winner of the bi-annual FIS World Championships in 2013, placing 2nd overall for the season
FIS World Cup Nordic Combined - Ruka FIN Nov 26-27
Rydzek wins twice, Bryan Fletcher 23rd, 31st Results: Sat 11/26 Sun 11/27
On Saturday, Bryan Fletcher, USA, stood 32nd after the ski jumping round, which meant he
would start 32nd in the cross-country racing round. He had the 9th fastest time in the race,
giving him a solid 23rd overall. Germany’s Johannes Rydzek was the winner, followed by
Germany’s Eric Frenzel and Norway’s Joergen Graabak.
Sunday found Rydzek at the top of the podium once again, ahead of Wilhelm Denifl (AUT) and
Akito Watabe (JPN). Bryan Fletcher was 40th after the jumping round, so he started in 40th
place in the race. He blasted out the 4th-fastest time, improving his overall result to 31st.
Taylor Fletcher was 43rd after jumping, 34th in the race, finishing 40th overall.
FIS Men’s World Cup Ski Jumping - Ruka FIN Nov 25-26
Friday’s kickoff had 8 jumpers over 300 points! Results: Fri 11/25 Sat 11/26
Fifty jumpers competed in Friday’s opening event of the Men’s FIS World Cup season. The
Prevc brothers from Slovenia took two of the podium spots, with Domen the winner and Peter
finishing 3rd. Germany’s Severin Freund placed 2nd. Canada’s Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes was
the best North American, just missing the final round in 32nd. Kevin Bickner, USA, was 46th.
Domen Prevc’s score of 321.8 points came on flights of 138.5 and 140.5 meters. To put the
strength of this field into perspective, ALL of the 31 jumpers in the final round scored in
excess of 260 points. A good “par” score for a good jumper, is about 240 points. There’s a
discussion of hill sizes and scoring on another page ... see link above left.
Saturday’s winner was Freund, who scored 290.6 points on jumps of 146 and 138 meters.
He was followed by Norway’s Daniel Andre Tande and Austria’s Manuel Fettner. None of the
North Americans made the final round. Boyd-Clowes was 35th, Bickner 38th, Mike Glasder
(USA) 38th, and Rhoads 40th.
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If your cable plan includes NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), you’ll be able to watch FIS winter
sports coverage LIVE. Some events are carried on their HD channel, others are live-streamed.
Schedules Announced by WSJUSA and Central Division
Women’s Ski Jumping USA: Schedule Central Division: Schedule
The links above will take you to the winter competition schedules for the US women’s ski
jumping team, and also to the Central Division schedule. The largest concentration of
jumping clubs in the USA is in the midwest, and there’s an event most weekends from
January through March. It includes two international competitions ... an FIS Cup in
Eau Claire WI Jan 27-28, and a Continental Cup in Iron Mountain MI Feb 25-26.
Geraghty-Moats, Rhoads win NH Nationals in Lake Placid
Tara is a first-time national champion, Will grabs his third RESULTS 10/9
The NYSEF annual tournament was held on Saturday and the 2017 US Normal Hill National
Championships took place on Sun Oct 9. The women’s title went to Tara Geraghty-Moats, her
first, and the men’s to William Rhoads. ARTICLES: FIS USA Nordic
Note that this is a 2017 championship; most countries now hold their national championships
in the fall BEFORE the winter competition season begins. Our Large Hill Nationals were held
in Park City on July 30; scroll down for details.
FIS Updates on Ski Jumping Facilities Projects in USA
Article features conceptual drawing of new Red Wing jump CLICK TO VIEW
The FIS website recently posted an article on two American ski jump projects, a new K125
jump to be built just south of Red Wing MN, and upgrades to Copper Peak in Ironwood MI.
ALSO: See link to www.americanskijumping.com for article on homepage.
Summer GP Series Finale in Klingenthal GER Oct 2
Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes (CAN) 6th, Will Rhoads (USA) 24th Results: Sun 10/2
The top two spots in the final event before winter was the Summer Grand Prix finale in
Klingenthal GER. Polish jumpers Maciej Kot and Kamil Stoch took the first two spots on the
podium, with Slovenia’s Peter Prevc 3rd. Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes of Canada continued to
show great results, finishing 6th, and William Rhoads of USA Nordic tied for 24th with Manuel
Fettner of Austria. Kevin Bickner of USA Nordic narrowly missed the final round, placing 31st.
Kevin Bickner 27th in Summer GP in Hinzenbach Oct 1
Field included 50 of best World Cup regulars Results: Sat 10/1
USA Nordic’s Kevin Bickner continues to show strong results in ski jumping’s premier series,
the Summer Grand Prix. He made the cut to the final round of 30 on Sat Oct 1 in Hinzenbach
AUT, finishing 27th. Polish stars Maciej Kot and Dawid Kubacki took the top two spots on the
podium, with World Cup champion Peter Prevc of Slovenia in 3rd. Way to go, Kevin!
William Rhoads 19th Fri, 5th Sat in Klingenthal COC
Canada’s Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes 5th Sat, 7th Sun Results: Fri 9/30 Sat 10/1
William Rhoads of the USA cracked the top 20 in Klingenthal on Fri Sept 30, placing 19th in
Continental Cup action. Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes of Canada, who scored a podium finish in
3rd last weekend in Stams AUT, finished 5th. Markus Eisenbichler of Germany took the win.
On Sat Oct 1, Rhoads claimed 5th place, with Boyd-Clowes in 7th ... a pair of North Americans
in the top ten! Slovenia’s Juri Tepes was the winner. Congratulations, Will and Mac!
Mike Glasder 22nd & 23rd in Wisla COC Sept 24-25
Consistency gives uptimism looking ahead! Results: Sat 9/24 Sun 9/25
American Mike Glasder put in solid performances back-to-back in Continental Cup action at
Wisla POL recently, making the final round of 30 in a field of 59 jumpers. He finished 22nd
on Saturday; Italy’s Davide Bresadola was the winner. On Sunday, Glasder placed 23rd;
Germany’s Markus Eisenbichler took the top spot.
Nita Englund 7th & 4th in Summer GP in Russia Sept 10/11
Tara Geraghty-Moats places 13th & 15th Results: Sat 9/10 Sun 9/11
Japan’s Sara Takanashi took first place both days in Women’s Summer Grand Prix competition
in Chaikovsky Russia Sept 10 & 11. The USA’s Nita Englund just missed the podium on Sunday,
finishing 4th, and teammate Tara Geraghty-Moats placed 15th. On Saturday, Nita was 7th,
and Tara 13th. Congratulations, Nita and Tara!
Kevin Bickner 16th and 7th in Summer GP in Hakuba JPN
16th on Saturday, 7th Sunday
Results: Sat 8/27 Results: Sun 8/28
Kevin Bickner set the table on Saturday with a top-20 result in Summer Grand Prix action in
Japan, but put on quite a show Sunday, leading after the first round with the longest flight of
the day at 135 meters, and putting in a solid second jump of 118 meters to finish 7th.
> > > Read full coverage on USANORDIC.COM
USA Nordic Update by Adam Loomis, NC Team Member
Read “New Kids on the Block” ... click here for complete article
We’re going to provide links to new releases from USA Nordic ... it looks like an exciting year
ahead for our jumpers and Nordic Combiners; we want to continue to provide a springboard
to their website so you can get the latest directly from the source!.
Kevin Bickner 8th in Summer GP in Einsiedeln Sat Aug 6
Canada’s Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes 14th Results: Sat 8/6 Details: USA Nordic
The US Nordic program is celebrating a top-ten finish in the Summer Grand Prix, the summer
equivalent of World Cup. Kevin Bickner grabbed 8th place, and Mackenzie-Boyd Clowes of
Canada, who trains with the US team, placed 14th. Results and details at links above.
American Ski Jumping HOF 2016 Induction Held Sat Aug 6
Olympic gold medalist Billy Demong & architect Dave Solner featured speakers
A large crowd gathered on a beautiful evening at the Mt Frontenac golf course south of Red
Wing MN for the tenth American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame was held.
Billy Demong 2012 Olympic gold medalist, spoke about his role in the USA Nordic
organization, which develops and supports the US ski jumping and Nordic Combined teams,
and is dedicated to growing and supporting the sport in the USA.
Dave Solner, architect and former jumper, showed and explained
proposed plans for the new Olympic-sized jump to be built on the
property, which is in the hills overlooking the Mississippi River. The
golf course is owned by the Prairie Island tribe, which owns the
nearby Treasure Island casino. They will be major partners in the
development of this huge and spectacular new jump.
More about event and new jump: www.americanskijumping.com
National Championships to Rhoads, Jerome, T Fletcher
2017 Large-Hill titles decided at Utah Olympic Park Results: Sat 7/30/16
Will Rhoads claimed his second consecutive national lare-hill title, and Jessica Jerome added
another to her dozen previous titles. She’s been flying on this hill for a long time ... was a
forerunner at the 2002 Olympics ... when wome weren’t allowed to compete!
The scoresheet (link above) will show Canada’s Taylor Henrich in 1st place in the women’s
class, Jessica in 2nd; but as the top US finisher, Jess earned the US title, her thirteenth.
Cara Larson and Logan Sankey were awarded 2nd and 3rd place in the US Nationals.
Will Rhoads took top honors among the men, with Kevin Bickner 2nd and Casey Larson 3rd in
the US title competition. Canada’s Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes blasted his way into 3rd overall,
despite falling after landing on a flight of 139.5 meters.
The Nordic Combined championship went to Taylor Fletcher, followed by Bryan Fletcher and
Ben Berend (results included at the end of scoresheet via link above).
A non-championship event was held on Friday on the “normal hill.” Results: Fri 7/29/16
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Isn’t Ski Jumping
The PERCEPTION is
that ski jumping is an
sport. The reality is
far different ... learn
** READ ARTICLE
How Do People
Start Ski Jumping?
Nobody just picks up a
pair of skis and gives it
a try. Not on big hills,
anyway. Most jumpers
start young, on very
small jumps, and learn
gradually to larger
jumps as their skills
continue to develop.
** RECRUITING VIDEO
Here’s a short video
from a junior jumping
event in St Paul MN at
their annual Christmas
Beginner’s Camp ...
** LITTLE KID VIDEO
The following video
was a 20th Century
Fox Newsreel feature
in about 1950.
** HISTORIC VIDEO
When Do People
Hang Up Their
The answer to this
one is quite simple ...
when they want to!
Once a jumper is
30 years of age or
older, he or she
becomes eligible to
participate in Masters
age 30-39 are class M1,
40-49 M2, 50-59 M3,
60-69 M4, 70-79 M5,
etc. There’s now a
pre-Masters class for
jumpers age 25-29.
Tom Ricchio is a
corporate jet pilot who
jumps in class M4. Tom
has competed multiple
times in the Masters
** READ ARTICLE
about Tom, and his
participation in the
2010 US Masters Nat’l
Don West retired in
2011 as the oldest
jumper in the US. A
resident of Plattsburgh
NY, Don was a retired
college professor. He
was a class M5 jumper
(in his seventies), and
times in Masters World
passed away on Aug
30, 2014, at age 77 ...
click to read obituary
For those who enjoy
ski jumping, it can be
a lifetime sport.
Some like to continue
become coaches or
If you live anywere
near one of the clubs
listed on our Regional
Clubs page, make an
effort to see some live
ski jumping, and if
you’re inclined to give
it a try, talk to one of
the coaches. Although
most jumpers start
very young, there are
adults who would like
to try it, and they’re
welcome, if they’re
willing to “start small”
and work their way on
up, just like kids do.
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