Jessica Jerome Makes Historic 2014 Olympic Team For Ski Jumping

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 31, 2013 1:00 pm

Jessica Jerome (Park City, UT) wrote her name in the history books Sunday becoming the first nominee to debut women’s ski jumping Olympic Team with her victory at the 2014 Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping at Utah Olympic Park. Sunday’s historic event was broadcast live on NBC while 5,000 fans cheered in the finish area. The remainder of the historic 2014 U.S. Olympic Team that will compete in Sochi will be selected from World Cups and announced Jan. 22.

jessica_jerome- photoSarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

Photo: Sarah Brunson / U.S. Ski Team / Jessica Jerome 1st Place, 2014 Olympic Trials for Ski Jumping at Utah Olympic Park

jessica_jerome_2/Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

Photo: Sarah Brunson / U.S. Ski Team / Jessica Jerome 1st Place, 2014 Olympic Trials for Ski Jumping at Utah Olympic Park

Jerome jumped into the lead ahead of teammate Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) with her first round jump and stayed there throughout the competition.

Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

 

Photo: Sarah Brunson / U.S Ski Team / (left-right) Alissa Johnson, Jessica Jerome and Lindsey Van
2014 Olympic Trials for Ski Jumping at Utah Olympic Park, Ski Jumping

Women’s ski jumping makes its historic Olympic debut in February in Sochi, where women jumpers from all over the world will compete for the first time. The remainder of the historic 2014 U.S. Olympic Team that will compete in Sochi will be selected from World Cups and announced Jan. 22.

 Jessica Jerome, Jump 2, 2014 Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping 

Lindsay Van, Jump 2, 2014 Olympic Team Trails for Ski Jumping 

Comments