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Genesee Mountain Ski Jump:

K-Point: 45 m
Men Winter Hill record: 46.3 m (152 ft) (1931)
Total height: 85 m
Out of operation since: 1937
Further jumps: K25, K15, K10
Plastic matting: no
Year of construction: 1919
Out of operation since: 1956
Status: destroyed
Ski club: Denver Ski Club

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History:

The first ski jumping hill at Genesee Mountain, located about 30 km west of Denver in the Rocky Mountains, was set up in 1919. For some time, there were up to four ski jumps there. In 1921 the Denver Ski Club organized the "National Ski Tournament" on the large hill - won by Einar Jensen from Chicago. From 1921 to 1927 Genesee was part of the national ski jumping competition series, for which thousands of spectators came to the hill. The large hill was used until around 1937 and the smaller hills were still used by University of Denver for training in 1950s.

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3)   Cateyes   wrote on 2020-03-31 at 04:19:

More hills?

Are any of them operating? I live in Colorado and I want to give ski jumping a try. There are no beginner hills in operation. :(

2)   skisprungschanzen.com   wrote on 2020-03-30 at 19:47:

Hills in Colorado

There have been quite a few other hills in Colorado, which we hope to add over the next couple of weeks :-)

1)   Cateyes   wrote on 2020-03-30 at 17:49:

The jumps!

There are so many new hills! We first had Parker and now we have this place!

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