1961 CHANG­ING SEA­SONS

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coun­tries Ski jumps in – May. this are jump, Boast­ing a com­mon how­ever, ar­ti­fi­cial sight is in snow, in London alpine the 45-me­tre jump was erected at Wem­b­ley (known at the time as the Em­pire Sta­dium) for the In­ter­na­tional Ski Jump­ing Con­test. It at­tracted com­peti­tors from across the globe, with Fin­nish ski-jumper Veikko Kankko­nen clinch­ing first place. He went on to win gold at the 1964 Win­ter Olympics.

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