Highlights | Domen Prevc earns maiden victory in Ruka | FIS Ski Jumping

17-year-old from Slovenia celebrates his maiden win in Ruka ahead of Freund, while his brother Peter finishes 3rd after a fall in the final round.

Ski Jumping originated in the 18th century, back then farmers in the Norwegian province of Telemark used small hills on alpine slopes for short jumps. With time, the interest and the enthusiasm for this new discipline rose and Ski Jumping became a sport of its own. Today Ski Jumping is one of the most popular disciplines in winter sports. Around the world fans gather to watch athletes soar through the air at competitions. At the moment this fascinating sport is practiced in about 20 countries on the World-Cup level. Ski jumping was added to the Olympic winter schedule in 1924.

For further information about FIS Ski Jumping:

http://www.fisskijumping.com/

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