A Thousand Words: Temporary Ski Jumps of Yesteryear

Posted By: The Ski Channel on September 6, 2009 1:58 pm

After World War II, ski jumping became a publicly recongizable and popular sport.  Travel back in time and enjoy the following stimulating visuals.

 

1963:  Dodger Stadium

In honor of the Dodger’s 7-4 win last night against the San Diego Padres, our first stop is the temporary ski jump taken in 1963 at Dodger Stadium.  K-Point:  50 meters.

Jump Back to Year:  1938

 

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1938:  Los Angeles Coliseum

K-Point:  80 meters

Jump to Year:  1958

 

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1958:  Empire Stadium, Vancouver

Jump to Year:  1953

 

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1953:  Multnomah Civic Stadium, Portland

      

Jump to Year:  1954

 

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1954:  Soldier Field, Chicago


Jump Back to Beginning:  1963

 

 

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