Ski Jumping Photos
Ski Jumping with it's Norwegian roots dates back to the 19th century and is one of the basic winter sports. The famous Holmenkollen ski jumping hill near Oslo is its centre of origin. epa provides constant photo coverage of the Ski Jumping World Cup series, which is divided into three types of hills: the Normal Hill, Large Hill and Ski Flying competitions. epa places its main focus on the prestigious Four Hills Tournament, the ski jumping competitions form part of the Olympic Winter Games and the Nordic Ski World Championships. In addition, there is a selection of women's Ski Jumping World Cup events as well as the Nordic Combined World Cup competition in which ski jumping is one of the two elements making up this traditional Nordic winter sport.