Ski Jumping - Equipment
Ski Jumping is a highly technical Skiing Discipline
. Thus, you need the appropriate pieces of Ski Equipment and Ski Outfit that will aid you as you execute your jumps as well as to ensure your safety. Here are some guidelines on Ski Jumping equipment and clothing:
- Ski jumpers use heavy jumping Skis specially designed for this Skiing Discipline. Skis are about 252 cm long and geared up with free-heel bindings.
- Like Jumping Skis, there are also Ski Boots manufactured for use on Ski Jumping. A Ski jumper must have Ski Boots that allow him to lean forward during a flight. These Ski Boots are flexible but firm, high-backed, and with a low cut at the front.
- As for the Ski Bindings, make sure that they are mounted in such manner that more than half of the Ski Length is used as the front portion. Likewise, they should be fastened parallel to the run-direction.As part of the Ski Bindings, there should be a connection cord, or the one which prevents the Skis from quivering during a flight.
- Ski jumpers require aerodynamic stretch Ski Jumping suits. The entirety of the Ski Jumping suit must be made of the same material. Comfort and fit matter in Ski Jumping suits so pay attention to the size. It should suit comfortably well to your body.
- Do not forget to wear a helmet. As mentioned before, head injuries are one of the most common injuries which occur in Skiing, and wearing a helmet can definitely reduce your risk of getting head injuries.
- Do not bother in acquiring Ski Poles. Surely you need not have Ski Poles in jumping off large ramps, through the air, and then coming down on a landing hill.
Dangers come with the excitement and adrenaline rush that Ski Jumping can offer. It is therefore imperative to ensure your safety. Make sure you have the right Ski Equipment and clothing which will keep you away from injuries and at the same time, allow you to perform tricks and jumps effectively.
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