Womens Ski Jumping

Local News
11:13 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Women Ski Jumpers Make History

Deedee Corradini and Barb Jerome
Credit Leslie Thatcher

History was made in the 2014 Sochi Olympics when the world's women ski jumpers got to compete on the Olympic stage for the first time.  As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, for those who helped make it happen, it was a dream come true.

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DeeDee Corradini
2:37 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Park City Resident Breaths Sigh of Relief after Women's Ski Jumping Debut

As 30 women made their Olympic debut in last Tuesday's ski jumping competition, one Park City resident who helped make that happen breathed a sigh of relief. And now she has her sights set on opening the large hill to women too. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports. 

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Sochi Olympics
1:51 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

First-Ever Winter Olympics Women's Ski Jumping Competition Held Last Tuesday

While last Tuesday was a bitterly disappointing day for the U.S. in several categories, the silver lining was the first-ever competition in a Winter Olympics for women's ski jumping. Rick Brough has more. 

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Sochi Olympics
1:45 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Women Ski Jumpers Soared into History Books

Women ski jumpers from around the world soared into the history books last Tuesday in Sochi and Park City's own Olympic jumpers were smiling along with the rest of the 30 jumpers. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Sochi Olympics
5:24 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Hendrickson Returns To Ski Jumping In Time

Reigning World Champion Sarah Hendrickson has successfully returned to ski jump training just in the nick of time. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Olympics
11:07 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Jerome First To Make Olympic Team

Jessica Jerome
Credit © Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

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.

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Ski Jumping
2:33 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Hendrickson Might Still Make Sochi

World Champion Ski Jumper Sarah Hendrickson, still recovering from a knee injury, will be cheering on her teammates at Sunday's ski jumping Olympic Trials, as she still holds out hope for Sochi. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Olympics
3:40 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

US Women's Ski Jumping Team Featured In New York Times Magazine

Credit New York Times Magazine

As they prepare for the upcoming World Cup season and the Sochi Olympics, a cover story in the New York Times Magazine couldn't have come at a better tie for the five women on the US Ski Jumping Team. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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USSA Team
2:46 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

USSA Atheletes Think Of Sochi This September

One of Team USA's gold medal hopefuls for the Sochi Olympics is back on snow and the other recovering from knee surgery last week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports. 

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Road to 2014 Olympics
12:34 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Womens Ski Jumpers To Hold Benefit Party

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

They’re headed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. So this year’s annual benefit is especially important for U.S. women ski jumpers. The event is set this Thursday for the first-ever Olympic team of female jumpers - who are, in addition, all Park City-bred. Rick Brough has more.

    

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