All these young Ford Sayre athletes jumped on the K32 last night. K32 is the largest of the ski jumps at Oak Hill. Ski jumps are measured from the point of entry into the air to the bottom of the landing hill where it begins to flatten out. That “critical point” on the landing hill […]
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Ford Sayre had another fun jumping meet at Oak Hill on Feb. 1, 2014. At the meet, the athletes had a chance to try a new video system. Videos are taken of the jump, and they are immediately available on an iPad, as shown to the right. This new service is being provided by Insight […]
It isn’t too late to sign up for Ski Jumping. Online registration has been extended through the end of February, and the registration fee has been reduced. The program takes place at Oak Hill on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 pm. Check out the Jumping page for more info or contact Program Head […]
Here is Dave Holbrook going off a jump at Oak Hill in 1939. He was one of the first participants in the program. But it goes full circle, as his children and grandchildren also went through the Ford Sayre program. His daughter, Pam, is currently the Vice-Chair and Secretary for the Council.
Ford Sayre co-hosted the 2006 Jumping and Nordic Combined Junior Olympics with the Lebanon Outing Club from February 28 to March 4, 2006. More info