Press release submitted by the US Ski and Snowboard Team
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced the nomination of seven ski jumping athletes this afternoon during a press conference at Utah Olympic Park, the site of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping. The 2014 Olympic Winter Games mark the first time women’s ski jumping will be contested at the Olympic level.
U.S. Women's ski jumper Jessica Jerome made history Sunday as the first to be named to the first-ever U.S. Olympic Women's ski jumping team, getting one step closer to realizing a long soughter-after dream. Lynn Ware Peek has more.