Here’s just how far Olympic ski jumpers go when they launch into the air

  • Ski jumpers compete in one of the wildest sports in the Winter Olympics.
  • When ski jumpers launch into the air, they sometimes travel over 360 feet, or the length of about nine school buses or 3.5 blue whales.
  • We compared their jumps to other large objects to give a sense of just how far they go.

Ski jumping is one of the most spectacular sports of the Winter Olympics.

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