Olympics: Nordic Combined-Team Gundersen LH / 4x5 km

Nordic combined 101: Competition

There are three Nordic combined events: individual normal hill, individual large hill, and the team event. Only men compete in nordic combin…

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic venue

Nordic combined 101: Venue

Nordic combined’s ski jumping competition at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will take place at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. The venue was…

Olympics: Nordic Combined-Individual Gundersen 10 km Training

Nordic combined 101: Equipment

The equipment needed for nordic combined – as the name would suggest – uses both the equipment for ski jumping and the equipment for cross-c…

Olympics: Nordic Combined-Individual Gundersen 10 km Competition

Nordic combined 101: Glossary

Anchor leg The fourth and final leg of the relay race in the team event. Classical Technique The traditional ski racing technique. Athletes …

Olympics: Nordic Combined-Team Gundersen LH / 4x5 km

Nordic combined 101: Rules and scoring

There are two portions for every Nordic combined event: ski jumping and cross-country skiing. For the individual normal hill event, ski jump…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Ladies' Normal Hill Individual Official Training

Ski jumping 101: Scoring

Jumpers are scored based on distance jumped and style points earned, alongside gate and wind compensation points. The distance is measured a…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Large Hill Official Training

Ski jumping 101: Glossary

Inrun The portion of the jump during which the athlete travels down the ramp. K Point The distance from the takeoff that is equivalent to th…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Team

Ski jumping 101: Competition

In both individual men’s events, the normal hill and the large hill, there are two training sessions and a qualification round prior to the …

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Men's Normal Hill

Ski jumping 101: Parts of the jump

There are three men’s events: the normal hill, the large hill and the team event. There is one women’s event, contested on the normal hill. …

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic venue

Ski jumping 101: Venue

Ski jumping at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will take place at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. The venue hosted a World Cup event in Febru…