Recent news:

2500 ski jumping facilities now online!

The story behind the lost ski jumping hills in Poland

The ski jumping hill dictionary

More than 5000 ski jumping hills in our archives!

Normal hill in North Korea discovered!

more


Send us your ski jumping hill photos and information via email!


Latest updates:

2020-10-24

GER-BYWiggensbach   NEW!

2020-10-23

FRA-JParis   NEW!

AUT-TAmlach

FIN-ESMyllykoski   NEW!

2020-10-22

GER-SNGrüna

2020-10-21

ITASestriere

CZE-LJanov nad Nisou

CZE-ZChvalčov

CZE-MRýmařov

CZE-PPlzeň

FIN-ISHammaslahti

AUT-KVelden

2020-10-19

ESTTartu   NEW!

NOR-34Gran   NEW!

NOR-30Drammen   NEW!

more



Advertisement:




Partner:

Peter Riedel Sports Technology

SkokiPolska.pl

Skispringen-Community Forum


Advertisement:



USAUSA-NHBerlin

Data | History | Hill records | Competitions | Contact | Links | Map | Photo gallery | Comments

.

Big Nansen Ski Jump:

K-Point: 82 m
Men Winter Hill record: 75.0 m (Seppo Hirvonen FIN, 1977-02-27)
Ladies Winter Hill record: 69.5 m (Johanne Kolstad NOR, 1938-03-06)
Tower height: 52 m
Inrun length: 79 m
Inrun angle: 37.5°
Further jumps: K35
Plastic matting: no
Year of construction: 1936
Conversions: 2016-17
Status: out of order
Ski club: Nansen Ski Club
Coordinates: 44.533341, -71.170636 Google Maps OpenStreetMap

to top

History:

The 1872 founded Nansen Ski Club is the oldest one of the United States and was one of the most famous clubs of the whole country in 1920’s. So already in this time a ski jumping hill was built, on which distances of up to 40 meters could be jumped. In 1927 this jump was enlarged into a 45 meter hill.
Then in 1936 the "National Youth Administration" started the construction of “Big Nansen” ski jumping hill at the road to Milan. Two years later the 80 meter hill was inaugurated with the U.S. Olympic Trials. In the following decades many large competitions, tournaments and trials were held on the jump, but then the ski club retained of ski jumping in 1982 and the jump began to dilapidate.
The giant wooden construction of the 52 meter high and 37.5° steep inrun tower has been dilapidating and can no longer be visited since 1990 and now already trees grow on the outrun. In spring 2014 the New Hampshire administration decided to make the hill accessible again anr remove the bushes. It is planned to set up information boards about the historic site and install a viewing platform on the tower - but it is not intended to open it again for ski jumping.

to top

Competitions:

to top

Contact:

to top

Links:

to top

Map:

to top

Photo gallery:


Advertisement:


to top

Comments:

Post comment:

Token:
Name:
Email:
Title:
Post:
bold | italics | underline | link
5)   Kate   wrote on 2017-03-08 at 00:15:

Nansen Jump Renovations

Knollstone Contracting restored the jump this past winter, and finished in February 2017. http://www.knollstonecontracting.com/

4)   Alex Miller   wrote on 2017-03-07 at 17:34:

They jumped this hill this winter.

3)   Ace   wrote on 2017-01-27 at 18:58:

Nansen Ski Jump restored 2017

Video update:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jp0ckB1sdV8

2)   Artur   wrote on 2015-12-22 at 09:31:

Nansen Ski Jump in 2015

Great video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhh0WGPMypo

1)   juki   wrote on 2011-01-15 at 17:59:

Die schanz soll erichte werden

Dise schanz ist einzei in berlin und wider errichtet werden

to top



Social Bookmarks

Copyright © Ski Jumping Hill Archive 2002-2020
www.skijumpinghills.com