Daniel Andre Tande storms to win in Oslo-Holmenkollen Large Hill | Highlights

11 March 2018 16:02

Norway's Daniel Andre Tande achieves second individual World Cup victory of the season in windy Oslo Large Hill and completes perfect weekend on home soil after yesterday's success in Team Event. Tande moved up from 8th place in First Round to prevail on the Austrian duo of Stefan Kraft and Michael Haybock, second and third.

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Ski Jumping originated in the 18th century, back then farmers in the Norwegian province of Telemark used small hills on alpine slopes for short jumps. With time, the interest and the enthusiasm for this new discipline rose and Ski Jumping became a sport of its own. Today Ski Jumping is one of the most popular disciplines in winter sports. Around the world fans gather to watch athletes soar through the air at competitions. At the moment this fascinating sport is practiced in about 20 countries on the World-Cup level. Ski jumping was added to the Olympic winter schedule in 1924.

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