Meaning of ski jumping

ski' jump"ing

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a competitive event, included in the Nordic combined, in which a skier jumps from a ski jump, often traveling 230 to 300 ft. (70 to 90 m) in the air, with scores being based on both the skier's form and the distance of the jump.
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