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  1. espnW -- Ski jumpers' Olympic debut further proves overdue inclus...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After years of fighting for inclusion, women ski jumpers finally hit the Olympic stage Tuesday night. And while they each yearned for individual success, they all understood the universal message sent by their performances.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  2. espnW -- U.S. team set for women's first Olympic ski jumping even...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The announcement of the three women named to the U.S. Olympic ski jumping team comes at a time when the sport has seen its diversity of competition improve rapidly since the IOC added it to the Olympic program.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  3. Hendrickson return preamble to announcement

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Those who know Sarah Hendrickson best -- her teammates, her family and her coaches -- had little doubt she would be able to push the envelope of recovery from major knee surgery. And she did. The U.S. Ski Team and Women's Ski Jumping USA issued a ...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  4. Recovering Sarah Hendrickson eyes Sochi - espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four months after reconstructive knee surgery, world champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson has been cleared to begin training, but her goal is no longer an Olympic gold medal -- she's just hoping to make the team.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  5. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Todd Lodwick wins Nordic combined trial, ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Todd Lodwick literally jumped out to an insurmountable lead in the ski jumping portion of the Nordic combined to earn a trip to his sixth Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  6. Jessica Jerome makes history for Sochi -espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Park City product Jessica Jerome helped fight for the inclusion of women's ski jumping in the Olympics and Sunday became the first U.S. woman to be named to an Olympic ski jumping team.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  7. Sochi berth at women's ski jumping trials -espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The winner of Sunday's Olympic women's ski jumping trials won't just have bragging rights - she'll make history with a spot in the field of 30 for the inaugural competition.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2013
  8. espnW Total Access -- Brothers will be watching over U.S. women's...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When the Sochi Games begin three months from this week, four U.S. women will be part of the first Olympic women's ski jumping field. And many on the national team, like Abby Hughes and Alissa Johnson, have siblings who grew up with them in the sport.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  9. Sarah Hendrickson (knee) hopes to make U.S. ski jump team

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Ski jumping world champion Sarah Hendrickson, grounded by a crash landing on a spectacular training jump in August, said she is confident she will be fit enough to jump by mid-January and hopes to make the Olympic team.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  10. U.S. women's ski jumping team has unique bond -espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some are teenagers. Others are veterans. But what the U.S. women's ski jumping team has in common is a strong connection to their hometown roots and families who passionately support their Olympic dreams.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  11. Teammates know Sarah Hendrickson's plight all too well

    Bonnie D. Ford

    PARK CITY, Utah -- Every veteran on the U.S. women's ski jumping team has had multiple surgeries that kept them off their beloved hills, and they all can relate to the tunnel reigning world champion Sarah Hendrickson is about to enter. They kept her ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  12. espnW Headliners -- Ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson picking up where...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson, grounded by surgery in the middle of the year, appears to be picking up where she left off after winning nine of 13 events and the overall title on the inaugural women's ski jumping World Cup circuit in 2011-12.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  13. Sarah Hendrickson jumps into spotlight

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Sarah Hendrickson flew into history Saturday by winning the inaugural women's ski jumping World Cup on the Olympic hill in Lillehammer, Norway, sailing down a trail that older athletes blazed for her. The victory for the 17-year-old from Park City, U...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  14. Women ski jumpers rewarded for courage

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Athletes are accustomed to being honored for what they do in competition, but even in these more enlightened times, female athletes are still engaged in equally important struggles that take place off the field. Tonight in New York, the Women's Sp...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  15. Women's ski jump OK'd, but battle not over

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The best women's ski jumpers in the United States rose at dawn Wednesday and made their way to the Park City, Utah, home of former Salt Lake City Mayor DeeDee Corradini. Bagels and coffee were served. They dialed a number that would allow them to lis...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  16. Women's ski jumping: Olympic door opening?

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Women's ski jumping is expected to receive the blessing of the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday morning in London. Stephen Wilson of The Associated Press reported that unnamed IOC executive board members said the decision is all but certa...

    Blog | April 04, 2011