suit regulations

New to NoCo: Looser Suits, Longer Final and Fan Interaction

This summer, U.S. Nordic Combined Head Coach Dave Jarrett expressed his frustration with zero-centimeters of leeway when it comes to form-fitting jump suits. If the disqualified because he hadn’t tailored his suit between competitions. Officials randomly checked Demong and discovered his jump suit had 3 centimeters of extra space. Jarrett said in an October phone interview that the +2 centimeter rule, which follows international ski-jumping regulations, was a compromise. “It’s essentially tight suits, but it’s...