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USAUSA-CTColebrook

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Colebrook River Ski Hill:

K-Point: ca. 65 m
Men Winter Hill record: 65.8 m (216 ft) (Alf Engen NOR, 1934-01-28)
Further jumps: no
Plastic matting: no
Year of construction: 1934
Operating until: ca. 1939
Year of destruction: 1950
Status: destroyed
Coordinates: 42.016845, -73.050192 Google Maps OpenStreetMap

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History:

In 1934, a ski jump was built on the east flank of Spencer Mountain, east of Colebrook and north of Winsted. Designed by local jumping star Anton Lekang, it allowed jumps over 60 meters. Although the ski jumping events attracted many spectators, the ski jump was not financially viable and it was abandoned after a few winters.
Finally, in 1950, a reservoir was created on the Colebrook River flowing near the ski jump, which put the facility partially under water and made it unusable.

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