USSA Names Ski Jumping Team

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 31, 2013 4:30 pm

Six ski jumpers have been chosen by the USSA to compete in the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Val di Fiemme, Italy. The experienced team is spearheaded by defending World Cup champ Sarah Hendrickson and 2009 World Champion Lindsey Van.

 image news 20110913 ussa“We are really optimistic about improved performances at th

e World Championships in Italy,” stated Clint Jones, Men’s Ski Jumping Coach. “It’s a jumping complex we know well and both Peter and Anders have demonstrated continued progress at virtually every World Cup this season.”

New to the mix of events this year for World Championships is a mixed gender team event, which is bound to bring more exciting action from the slopes. 

Paolo Bernardi, Women’s Ski Jumping Coach, commented, “The entire community is involved in this event and the atmosphere is going to be amazing and exciting with all the villages dressed up in their best colors.”

Look out for the action taking place Feb. 20-March 3