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Lake Hill / Prestrud Hill:

K-Point: 60 m
Men Winter Hill record: 65.2 m (214 ft) (Anders Haugen USA, 1920-02-29)
Further jumps: no
Plastic matting: no
Year of construction: 1918
Status: destroyed
Ski club: Dillon Ski Club
Coordinates: 39.613333, -106.065833 Google Maps OpenStreetMap

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History:

In 1918 Peter Prestrud, Eyvin Flood and Anders Haugen constructed a giant ski jumping hill at Dillon, Colorado, which was opened on March 8 and 9, 1919 with two large competitions. At this tournament the Norwegian immigrant and local hero Anders Haugen jumped a new world record with 213 feet (64.9 m). One year later he improved his own world record at the same place again with one single foot on 214 ft.

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1)   Landis Arnold   wrote on 2015-07-07 at 05:51:

Jump buried by Dillon Dam, Frisco ran for many years

Hi,
The Dillon Jump was buried beneath Dillon Reservoir. Frisco had a very nice K 45 and K 25 for many years to follow but were lost when High School jumping ended. Would be good to get going again but need permission from the Forest Service. Wetland for stopping.

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