ski jumping

noun
a competitive event, included in the Nordic combined, in which a skier jumps from a ski jump, often traveling 230 to 300 feet (70 to 90 meters) in the air, with scores being based on both the skier's form and the distance of the jump.

Origin:
1925–30

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ski jumping

noun
the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope 
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Considered the best of all the carnival athletes, a small group specialized in both cross-country skiing and ski jumping.
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