The roots of the ski jumping, like the roots of many other winter sports, come from Norway. The first ski jumping competition was made in 1879 in Oslo, to be exact, in Husebybakken. In 1924 it became the first Olympic discipline, and the jump style learned a significant change from the parallel for today’s V-style.
If you want to get to know ski jumping not only as a sports but also in historical terms, then you should make the next trip to the Northern regions to try the ski jumping and settle there in one of the beautiful cottages.
However, you can enjoy the wonderful winter sports not only in the Northern countries. Germany also offer equally enthusiastic ski jumping for everyone. there you will also be able to find nice accommodation for yourself. In Germany you will easily find the ski jumping centers in the Bavarian Alps, the southern Black Forest, the Erzgebirge and Thuringia and the north Hessian Willingen where there are the biggest jumps in Germany.
Those who have never tried ski jumping but still want to do this should take their chance only on condition they have come through a special preparation. The training should begin early and it should be done under the direction of a trained coach.
Those who still prefer passive activity will also not be disappointed with this wonderful sport. The annual Four Hills Tournament in Germany and Austria at the turn of the year is always marked in the calendar of every ski jumping season. Besides, the Olympic Games, World Championships are also great events. At the end of the season the large ski jumping family gather in Willingen to celebrate the end of the season. First, in the land area then on to the many après-ski huts – ski.