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Dec. 17, 2010 — Light snowfall was the backdrop for competition at the K90 hill Friday in Notodden, Norway where Austria’s Daniela Iraschko won her fourth Continental Cup competition in a row this winter season. And Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team member Jessica Jerome reached the podium for a third time this winter by taking second place. Iraschko jumped 97.0 and 95.5 meters; Jerome 94.0 and 91.5 meters and Italy’s Elena Runggaldier leaped from 10th...

VIKERSUND, Norway (Dec. 12) – Defending World Champion, Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) continued to be the picture of consistency with her jumping, taking third in a Continental Cup ski jumping event in the second day of a two-day competition in Vikersund. Austrian jumper Daniela Iraschko kept her hot streak alive, winning the competition with jumps of 118.9 and huge leap of 122.0 on her second ride for her third straight victory. Coline Mattel of...

VIKERSUND, Norway (Dec. 11) – Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) and World Champion Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) went two-three as the USA’s ski jumping women continued to put in another dazzling performance Saturday in a Continental Cup on the fabled jumping hill in Vikersund. Austrian Daniela Iraschko won the event with a second round long jump of 119.5 meters to continue her her strong early season showing. The pair of Americans had U.S. fans...

The following is a letter sent to Dr. Jacques Rogge, president of the IOC, from the elite women ski jumpers seeking inclusion in the 2010 Olympics. September 4, 2009 Dear Dr. Rogge: We appreciate the International Olympic Committee’s prompt response to our letter seeking a resolution to the issue of us competing in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games.   But we are disappointed that the letter appears to be silent in recognizing the inconsistency of this...

Members of the U.S. Women’s Ski Jumping team and their nonprofit foundation Women’s Ski Jumping USA are hosting a benefit Aug. 19, 2009 at the exclusive Huntsman Mountain Estate in Deer Valley, Utah in an effort to keep their program from dissolving. In May, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association – which had been supporting the elite athletes for three years – dropped all funding to the women’s team citing it as a budget decision...