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Vancouver – The women ski jumpers denied justice in last week’s BC Supreme Court decision have decided to file an appeal with the BC Court of Appeals seeking a ruling on men and women’s ski jumping events at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. “It’s not over,” Deedee Corradini, president of Women’s Ski Jump-USA and spokesperson for the group, said today.  “We took a few days for our lawyers to review last week’s judgment and to...

Vancouver – BC Supreme Court Justice Lauri Ann Fenlon has denied the 15 elite women ski jumpers suing VANOC the declaration they sought, but found discrimination by the International Olympic Committee, but she will not declare that if the men’s ski jumping events are held at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, then women’s ski jumping events must be held as well. According to the plaintiff’s lawyer Ross Clark, Q.C., though Madame Justice Fenlon found VANOC...

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Three years ago USSA made the decision to support a fledging international US Women’s Jumping program, a risky decision given the stage of development of the sport on the world stage.  But the move paid off when Lindsey Van won the first-ever Women’s Ski Jumping World Championship Gold Medal in Liberec this past winter. But now Van, and her US teammates are struggling to find funding after USSA decided not to name a US Women’s...