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Ski Jumping FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2020

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Flying is done on huge-ass hills, of which there are only five in the world. One could sort of compare it with running 5k vs 10k: it's both distance running and generally those who are good in one are

basically, bigger hills, faster inrun speed, way longer distance covered by the jumpers...   then of course, there are also other technical details and especially the mental aspect that play

Stop the steal... Poor Granerund

2 hours ago, intoronto said:

What is the diff. Between ski flying and jumping?

In flying you can be in the air for anything up to five seconds, so it’s a lot more difficult to hold an aerodynamic posture.  Also crazy dangerous, there’s an unofficial minimum age requirement, so only experienced jumpers get entered.

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