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Norway's Romoeren Sets Ski Flying Record - 239 m

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posted on Mar, 20 2005 @ 04:05 PM

Photo: AFP / Scanpix
This is the 7.7sec. - 239 meter jump (picture)

Norway's Romoeren Sets Ski Flying Record
"PLANICA, Slovenia Mar 20, 2005 — Norway's Bjoern Einar Romoeren set a world ski flying record for a second time Sunday, leaping 239 meters to win a World Cup event."

Well done, Bjoern Einar!

Related News Sources:
NRK: Romoren lengst i verden (in norwegian)
Aftenposten: Et skikkelig grisehopp! (in norwegian)
Eurosport: Romoeren saves his best for last (english)
The Norway Post: Ski flying: New world record twice in one day by Romoeren (english)
Aftenposten: Bonnhort! (in norwegian)

Photo: Calle Tornstrom-AFP

[edit on 2005/3/20 by Hellmutt]

posted on Mar, 20 2005 @ 09:33 PM
He should get one of these for his suit. This is flying.

posted on Oct, 19 2006 @ 01:46 AM
Here's a video of Romøren's ski-jump in Planica, Slovenia, March 2005. The worlds longest ski-jump - 239 meters. The comments are in Norwegian. And no, I won't translate...

Bjørn-Einar Romøren - ski-jumping w-record at Planica, SLO

posted on May, 2 2010 @ 05:25 PM
This is still the longest standing jump in the world. Bjørn Einar Romøren, 239 meters on March 20th in Planica 2005

posted on Jun, 23 2010 @ 11:04 AM

Another Norwegian, Tom Hilde, now has the world record with dragon skis. Dragon skis are short, and is harder to master. Current world record: 91 meters.

New world record

22nd June , 2010

All jumps were made with the dragon skis. 190cm long jumping ski based on a telemark ski. Really funny, first time ever jumping in a k-90 with those skies, and i can proudly announce that i now have the world record.


i finished with a jump of 91 meter and world record

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