PARK CITY, Utah — The Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team is the cover story of the Nov. 24 edition of New York Times Magazine.
The story, titled “Who Said Girls Can’t Jump?”, takes an in-depth and raw look at the decade-long struggle to get a women’s ski jumping event into the Olympic Winter Games by focusing on the U.S. team’s fight to get there and to win.
Visa Team members featured include Sarah Hendrickson, Lindsey Van, Jessica Jerome, Abby Hughes and Alissa Johnson.
Renowned Montreal writer Mireille Silcoff and award-winning photographer Martin Schoeller produced the comprehensive package, following the team off and on for eight months.
The print edition of the magazine is available today and the online version can be seen at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/24/magazine/who-said-girls-cant-jump.html?ref=magazine&_r=0
Campaign to Raise $70,000
In conjunction with the New York Times Magazine cover story, Women’s Ski Jumping USA has launched a new fundraising campaign to raise $70,000 to meet budget demands — our most expensive World Cup season ever. There are two easy ways to donate:
1. ‘READY TO FLY’ ONLINE SPIRIT STORE
Choose from an array of cool Ready To Fly film and WSJ-USA items.
GO TO: https://www.rallyme.com/rallies/333/readytofly2014
2. ADOPT A DREAM
Pledge & Donate $5,000 by FEB. 23, 2014 and you will be part of a special group of supporters helping the Visa Team's Olympic dreams come true. All we need are 14 people or businesses ready to take this historic journey with us.
TO PLEDGE: email Robbie Beck, executive director at firstname.lastname@example.org
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN