ski jump


: a jump made by a person wearing skis
also : a course or track especially prepared for such jumping
ski jump intransitive verb
ski jumper noun

Examples of ski jump in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Take the lift to ski jump Holmenkollen, then stop by Holmenkollen Restaurant for tartare, a hot toddy, and mountaintop views. Sauna and Swim In the winter, the adrenaline rush is rewarding, and come summer, the waters are refreshing. Alexandra Pereira, Travel + Leisure, 15 May 2024 The sleepy socialist town built new alpine and Nordic ski trails, ski jumps, bobsled and luge runs, a skating rink, dozens of apartment blocks and numerous hotels. Sabina Niksic, USA TODAY, 10 Feb. 2024 New Year’s Eve fireworks in Australia, ski jumping in Austria, earthquake damage in Japan, a giant Arctic-fox sculpture in China, ongoing battles in Gaza and Ukraine, a flour-and-egg fight in Spain, animal counting at a London zoo, and much more Hints: View this page full screen. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, 5 Jan. 2024 Utah Olympic Park covers nearly 400 acres, and packs in a lot, from six Nordic ski jumps to the 2002 Winter Games Museum. Catherine Garcia, theweek, 2 Jan. 2024 Peaks loom behind the stage in this amphitheater, which is tucked near a hill that once hosted U.S. ski jump championships. Zachary Pincus-Roth, Washington Post, 17 Aug. 2023 Under the guidance of current Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined National Team members from USA Nordic, the young athletes will receive firsthand experience on the ski jumps and engage in a dryland training session. The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 July 2023 The Olympian grew up ski jumping at the Norge Ski Club in Illinois. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 14 June 2023 After hosting 10 ski flying events between 1970 and 1994, the ski jump initially closed after the 1994 season to manage erosion and pay off outside debt, according to MLive. Marina Johnson, USA TODAY, 19 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ski jump was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Ski jump.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

ski jump

: a jump made by a person wearing skis
: a specially prepared course or track from which a skier makes a jump
ski jump verb
ski jumper noun
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