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Hill Size: HS 205
K-Point: 185 m
Hill record: 214.5 m (Matti Hautamäki FIN, 2002-03-09, SFWC)
214.5 m (Thomas Morgenstern AUT, 2008-01-18, WC)
Inrun length: 118.5 m
Inrun angle: 35°
Take-off length: 8 m
Take-off angle: 10.5°
Take-off height: 4.62 m
Speed: 100.8 km/h
Landing angle: 34.5°
Hill certificate: Hill certificate
Hill Size: HS 142
K-Point: 125 m
Hill record: 151.0 m (Martin Koch AUT, 2004-12-17, COC)
Official hill record: 145.5 m (Janne Ahonen FIN, 2004-12-12, WC)
Take-off angle: 10.5°
Speed: 92 km/h
Landing angle: 37°
Spectator capacity: 50,000
Year of construction: 1979
Conversions: 1989
Further jumps: no
Status: operating
Plastic matting: no
Ski club: TJ Jiskra Harrachov

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In the 1970’s the Czechoslovak ski federation decided on common the project of the Czech Ing. Belonoznik and the Swiss Grasser to build the Čertak. After the o.k. of the FIS until 1979 at Čertak (in English devil’s mountain) the sixth ski flying hill on the world was created. At the same time next to it the large hill K120 was constructed and for this measure over 200,000 m³ of soil had to be removed.
In March 1980 the giant hill was opened during a ski flying week. In 1983 it had the first ski flying world championships with around 60,000 spectators. But in the following years the flying hill was criticized very much. Bad fallings were frequent and the air position at flying was to high with up to 12 m and so the FIS blocked the jumping facility. But this lack did not only concern this jump. Experts noticed at that time that a maximal air position of 5 m height is much safer for the jumpers and, however, large widths could be reached if the profile of a jump was adapted.
It was a fundamental realization in the way of building ski jumps and the up-coming V-style made profile changings necessary for nearly all jumps worldwide. Belonoznik reconstructed the flying hill from 1989 to ’92 according to newest standings, whereby the K-Point was changed on 185 m and a wind protection wall was installed. In 1996 Andreas Goldberger was the first one in an official competition to jump over the magic two 200 meter line on this jump with his 204 m.
In late summer 2009 floodlights were installed in order to be able to host further attractive competitions in the future on the Ski Flying WSC hill of 1983, 1992 and 2002 and the large ski jumping hill.
In preparation for the Ski Flying World Championships in 2014, the infrastructure around the hills was significantly improved already in 2012 and new spectator stands set up. Since then the ski jumping area with flying and large hill is called "adidas arena".

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24)   Seweryn   wrote on 2017-02-27 at 17:22:


Skocznie obie nieoficjalnie mają status nieużywanej gdyż do buli zapadł się ratrak a zaplecze skoczni rownież nie jest w dobrym stanie. Ostatni skok na K125 oddał najprawdopodobniej Richard Freitag w niedzielnym konkursie w grudniu 2011 roku. Na mamcie ostatni lot był w drugiej serii MŚWL 2014 od tego czasu Adidas Arena jest publilcznym punktem widokowym :(

23)   wrote on 2013-02-05 at 18:44:

Record Morgenstern

Morgenstern jumped 214.5 m in training (round 2) on Friday 18, which was not counted as a fall and thus is considered a hill record. In the trial round on Saturday 19, he jumped 214.5 m again, but fell. Results see

22)   Janne K   wrote on 2013-02-05 at 18:20:

Wrong hill record

Morgi's hands hit on the ground when he jumped 214.5m!!
So that is not hill record!

Matti stand 214.5m morgenstern not..

21)   Tepes   wrote on 2013-02-03 at 12:11:

unofficial HR

20)   Dani   wrote on 2013-01-03 at 08:59:


Der Schanzenrekord scheint nicht zu stimmen...

Gregor Schlierenzauer sprang einmal 215,5m und stand den Sprung

19)   MK23   wrote on 2012-11-09 at 19:14:

*Neues Deutschland, 23.03.1992*

Japanersieg nach Abbruch
Harrachov (dpa). „Made in Japan"
heißt das neue Gütesiegel im nordischen
Skispsort. Nach dem Olympia-
Gold von Albertville in der
Kombinationsstaffel holte Noriaki
Kasai am Sonntag erstmals den
Weltmeistertitel der Skiflieger
nach Japan. Dem Nachfolger von
Dieter Thoma (Hinterzarten) genügten
seine Bestweiten vom
Samstag (zweimal 182 Meter/392,5
Punkte), da die Wettkämpfe am
Sonntag in Harrachov nach einem
sensationellen Flug des Sehönwalders
Christof Duffner abgebrochen
werden mußten. Der 20 Jahre alte
Schwarzwälder sprang-auf die vom
Polen Pjotr Fijas 1987 vorgelegte
Weltrekord-Weite von 194 Metern,
stürzte aber bei der Landung. Danach
sollte der erste Durchgang
mit verkürztem Anlauf neu gestartet
werden, was aber von starkem
Wind und Schneefällen verhindert

18)   555   wrote on 2012-07-13 at 20:49:

Duffner mystery - 194m-Harrachov'92?

Does someone knows the real truth about 194m long jump in Harrachov.

1. Some people still claiming he actually fell at +200m?
2. That he fell at 194m?
3. That he also tied WR 194m in som previous jump?

What is the official truth?

17)   Artur   wrote on 2012-07-06 at 19:03:


Here is the results of this competition:

There is no video of this jump.

16)   Eugene   wrote on 2012-07-05 at 01:14:


Very good jump.
Have somebody information about it? videos or more?

15)   Artur   wrote on 2012-02-05 at 11:36:


Mylisz się. Na skoczni mamuciej każdy oficjalny skok może być uznany za rekordowy. Więc nawet w oficjalnym treningu można ustanowić oficjalny rekord.

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