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Jumping Through Time - A History of Ski Jumping in the United States and Southwest Canada - Harold Cork Anson

Jumping Through Time - A History of Ski Jumping in the United States and Southwest Canada

Paperback

Published: 2nd March 2010
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Ten years of research has provided a monumental record of one of the most dangerous, exhilarating and amazing sports ever undertaken Harold "Cork" Anson has given ski jumping its first comprehensive record of over a century of the sport. Taking the reader from European and US beginnings in the 1880s through 125 years, he follows the top echelon from east to west coasts, and into Canada. The evolution of jumping hills, style and technology, charts of tournament results, and historic photographs are woven around skiers' personal moments of agony and ecstasy, triumph and tragedy, Olympic prowess and failures. The advent of women jumpers, and the prospects for the future of the sport bring the book to the brink of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, B.C.

ISBN: 9780976810773
ISBN-10: 0976810778
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 2nd March 2010
Publisher: Port Hole Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.1  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.49