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CANCAN-BCPrince George

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Connaught Hill Ski Jump:

K-Point: 40 m
Further jumps: K20, K10
Year of construction: 1931
Year of destruction: 1938
Coordinates: 53.910615, -122.746851 Google Maps OpenStreetMap

Cranbrook Hill:

K-Point: 30 m
Year of construction: ca. 1930
Coordinates: 53.933070, -122.840880 Google Maps OpenStreetMap
Further jumps: no
Plastic matting: no
Status: destroyed
Coordinates: 53.910615, -122.746851 Google Maps OpenStreetMap

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History:

Ski jump on Connaught Hill at Prince George in British Columbia was built in 1930. On February 1, 1931 the first ski jumping competition with artificial illumination in North America shall have taken place there. This 30 meter jump was even host of the Canadian Olympic trials. Each year it hosted several ski jumping events. Unfortunately inrun tower wasn't maintened enough and construction collapsed on October 26th, 1938. Discussions about its reconstruction was held until 1950s but finally hill never got its rebuilding.
Another ski jump was situated at Cranbrook Hill in 1930’s.

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1)   quentin   wrote on 2014-08-30 at 23:11:

Reconstruction Project

This would make a great tourist attraction to reconstruct. just for viewing .

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