Ski Jumping - dream to fly
Is there any other event where you can see men and women fly over 200 metres through the air? With Ski Jumping - The Games in Pyeongchang tickets you can watch this spectacular sport live in Pyeongchang. The sport has changed considerably over the years and the first recorded ski jump in 1808 was just 9.5 metres. Fast forward over 100 years and Sepp Bradl of Austria became the first person to jump more than 100 metres in 1936. Now, the world record is an astonishing 253.5 metres held by another Austrian - Stefan Kraft. Will the world record be broken in 2018? Get your ski jumping tickets for the Games in Pyeongchang here at Ticketbis.
Ski Jumping Developments
The technique in ski jumping has seen many developments over the years as athletes look to get that crucial advantage in the air that could make all the difference between a gold medal or nothing at all. The first big development in ski jumping came in the 1950s when Swiss Andreas Daescher held his arms backwards and close to his body with a forward lean, this aim was to spend as much time in the air as possible. Then, in 1985, Swede Jan Bokloev pioneered the technique of spreading the skis to form a v, all ski jumpers use this style now. Will we see something new in Pyeongchang? Find out yourself with tickets for ski jumping you can purchase on our site.
Want more gravity-defying winter sports?
If you want to see more airtime at the Pyeongchang Games 2018 then you should definitely get tickets to see the aerial gymnastics of freestyle skiing or what about the spectacular snowboarding events.