PARK CITY, Utah — Women’s Ski Jumping USA is excited to announce Melissa Brooke as the foundation’s new Executive Director. Brooke, of Park City, Utah, will support the top-ranked Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team and the new Fly Girls Athlete Development Program as the foundation continues to grow and flourish thanks to the success and debut of women’s ski jumping in the Olympic Winter Games.Read More
PARK CITY, Utah - USA Ski Jumping, Women's Ski Jumping USA, Nordic Combined and the US Ski and Snowboard Association are combining forces to hire a Director of Sport Development who will lead recruitment and education across all levels of sport involvement.
The Director of Sport Development will work closely with current staff, ski jumping and Nordic combined clubs, and athletes and coaches across the United States to share best practices and expand opportunities for kids.Read More
PARK CITY, Utah — Women’s Ski Jumping USA has announced an innovative athlete development initiative and program to recruit and retain young female jumpers nationwide into the sport.
Fly Girls — as it’s named — is a junior team program that feeds athletes into a sustainable pipeline from which the highest-caliber ski jumpers will one day be selected to join the National and Olympic teams. Fly Girls launched today on wsjusa.com and the program kicks-off this summer with a five-week intensive training camp for rising stars in ski jumping ages 12-16.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Sarah Hendrickson, of Park City, has won the Utah “Pro/Olympian Female Athlete of the Year” award. The announcement came as part of the Third Annual Governor's State of Sport Awards event held Tuesday, April 22 at EnergySolutions Arena. Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert provided remarks and presented awards along with golf legend, designer and philanthropist, Jack Nicklaus.Read More
To honor the Olympians and Paralympians that live, train and coach in Park City, a Homecoming Parade and Celebration will be held on Park City’s historic Main Street, Saturday, April 5, from 1-5 pm.
Come and see Women's Ski Jumping USA Olympians Sarah Hendrickson, Lindsey Van and Jessica Jerome. Over 20 Olympians and medalists are expected to participate.
PLANICA, Slovenia – Jessica Jerome took 5th place Saturday, taking advantage of the second large hill competition of the year and making a statement at the final World Cup of the 2014 season.Read More
PARK CITY, Utah – Women’s ski jumping will be highlighted in the third annual Governor's State of Sport Awards on April 22, hosted by the Utah Sports Commission and presented by Zions Bank. The first-ever U.S. Olympic Team Trials for women’s ski jumping is nominated as “Event of the Year” and Sarah Hendrickson, of Park City, is nominated as “Pro/Olympian Female Athlete of the Year”.Read More
Manon Maurer, of Park City, won her second-consecutive gold at the 2014 Junior National Championships, this year held in Anchorage, Alaska. Maurer, 17, a member of the Visa Women's Ski Jumping Development Team, jumped 59.5 and 59 meters on the 64-meter hill. Sabina Gasienica, of the Central Division, was 2nd with jumps of 53 and 51.5 meters.Read More
PARK CITY, Utah – Olympian and 2009 World Champion Lindsey Van underwent successful surgery on her left knee Thursday in Salt Lake City and today began a robust six-month physical therapy and rehab program. Van's procedure included ACL reconstruction and microfracture surgery, performed by U.S. Ski Team physician Dr. Andrew Cooper of Salt Lake City.Read More