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Ski Jumping - Equipment

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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Alan
Monday 11th January 2010 at 3:31:20 PM  

In ski jumping competitions I have noticed that most ski suits have a white dot on the back of the lower right leg. Is this for any particular reason.

lola
Friday 12th February 2010 at 1:46:00 PM  

this looks like a fun sport!! i would love to try it. this website was very helpful!!!!!!

some one
Wednesday 10th March 2010 at 10:08:39 PM  

ski jumping is so cool hehe just had to say that

dominick
Tuesday 2nd November 2010 at 7:35:03 PM  

i need silveretta ski jumping bindings any one no where i can get any willing to pay 200 to 300 and for shiping can contact me at 715 835 5288

maticko
Monday 10th January 2011 at 3:50:02 PM  

Amm. Postavil bom cudno uprašanje... A mi lahko pove KJE dobiti smuci za smucarske skoke in posebne cevlje.

Dag Overrein
Wednesday 12th January 2011 at 3:10:53 AM  

Alan: It''s a plumb thats means the suit has been checked OK.

Dag Overrein
Wednesday 12th January 2011 at 3:12:45 AM  

Hi. Does anyone know any cheap web-shops for skijumping equipment?


 
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