Nordic Combined
published : 20 Apr 17 8:50 AM

Nordic Combined brings cross-country and ski jumping together. It originated from a 19th century Norwegian ski festival where athletes enjoyed a package of cross-country skiing and ski jumping and was officially adopted as an event starting from the 1st Olympic Winter Games. Since each athlete must carry out both ski jumping, which requires high technique and audacity, and cross country skiing, which takes great physical strength, it is one of the toughest ski disciplines and offers only men’s competition and not one for women. The Olympic Winter Games includes three events. Continue reading “Nordic Combined”