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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. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Families laud advancements made by U.S. wo...

    Michelle Smith

    U.S. women ski jumpers didn't medal, but they advanced. And for the folks at home, who fought for, cried and celebrated with them on their historic Olympic journey, that was plenty to cheer about.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  3. espnW -- Julie Foudy's five storylines to watch at the 2014 Sochi...

    Julie Foudy

    From Lolo Jones and the U.S. bobsledding team (drama?) to the U.S. women finally getting their chance to compete in ski jumping (hold on to your uteruses!), Julie Foudy shares her top storylines for the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. espnW -- Passion Play: Jessica Jerome, ski jumping

    Cristina Goyanes

    Whiskers on kittens? Some of her favorite things. Ski jumper Jessica Jerome talks about how cats soothe her soul and keep her grounded.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Autumn travels

    Lindsey Van

    Lindsey Van made history in 2009 by becoming the first women's ski jumping world champion. Now she's training for the Sochi Olympics, where her sport will be contested in the Games for the first time. She gives us a look at what this past fall was li...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  10. Norwegian assistant ski jump coach joins U.S. staff

    Former Norwegian assistant coach Erik Renmaelmo has joined the U.S. women's ski jumping team as a traveling coach.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Time to go all out

    Sarah Hendrickson

    After an Aug. 21 ski jumping injury in which I tore several ligaments in my knee, I'm excited to say that I am now eight weeks out of surgery and feeling great. The first six weeks of rehab were mellow, yet vital for the initial healing from the surg...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  13. Lindsey Van's misadventures in drug testing -espnW

    Lindsey Van

    As ski jumping prepares for its Olympic debut, American Lindsey Van attests to pee anxiety, being forced to produce a sample at any time of day in front of a tester.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Total Access: U.S. women's ski jumping team

    Follow along during a typical week of summer training with the WSJ-USA

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  16. How one ski jump shaped my career

    Lindsey Van

    As I train for the upcoming ski jumping season at the Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, I've also been daydreaming about one of my favorite places in the world, and how it kickstarted my career. The Holmenkollen -- the iconic 120-meter ski jump in...

    Blog | July 11, 2013