Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Keep Calm and Carry On

ski3.jpg
Nightime.jpg

In the land of ludicrous sports the scenic ski jumper is king.

Okay, okay, we admit it. We're not a magazine for ski jumping obsessives. But we simply had to cover the end of the farcical sport's World Cup, purely to bring you these amazing images.

Competitors taking part in the large hill category (theythumb our noses at small hill) were treated to a spectacular view of Sapporo, Japan after launching themsleves into the air at breakneck speeds. assuming they managed to keep their eyes open.

For those that know their Eddie The Eagle from their Jens Weißflog, Austria's Andreas Kofler secured his third win of the season with monster leaps topping 130m. Still that doesn't come close to the distances covered in Ski Flying. Check that out below...

(Images: Getty)

Related

kite-hero.jpg

Kitesurfer jumps Brighton Pier

before.png

VIDEO: Stadium roof collapse

metropolis.jpg

VIDEO: Amazing toy race track

Comments

More

Science has solved the ketchup bottle problem

Finally you'll be able to get that last bit out

by Emily Badiozzaman
21 Feb 2017

There's a Finnish word for drinking at home in your pants & we love it

Pull your damn socks up, the English language

by Sam Diss
21 Feb 2017

Sir David Attenborough and Blue Planet are coming back in 2017

If it's anything like as good as 'Planet Earth II' then we're in for a treat

by Alex Finnis
20 Feb 2017

Dad's rant about his ex-wife goes viral for all the right reasons

Parent goals

by Emily Badiozzaman
20 Feb 2017

Someone perfectly remixed a Donald Trump superfan to Eminem's 'Stan'

I love you Trump, we could have been together

by Emily Badiozzaman
20 Feb 2017

You can now buy 'luxury iceberg water' for £80

Water joke

by Dave Fawbert
17 Feb 2017

There is an eighth continent that you had no idea existed

Move over Australasia, there's a new kid in town

17 Feb 2017

Tony Blair declares "mission" to get UK to "rise up" against Brexit

Former PM claims people voted "without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit"

by Joe Ellison
17 Feb 2017

The most batshit crazy moments from Trump's latest press conference

"War with Russia would be a nuclear holocaust like no other"

by Emily Badiozzaman
17 Feb 2017

People are angry about this video of a woman talking to cheating ex

The brutal reality of #HurtBae is uniting the internet in outrage

by Dave Fawbert
16 Feb 2017