Throwback: The Longest Ski Jump in History

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In terms of humans flying through the air at high velocity with little to nothing in the way of safety equipment, ski jumping is unparalleled. Soaring above massive hills at highway speed, these fearless athletes make mere 100-foot gaps like Chad's seem almost mundane. Yes, they aren't flipping or spinning, but they also don't have the benefit of a soft landing.

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Technically, a jump done on a hill on this size is classified as "ski flying," which seems accurate considering that Stefan Kraft gets nearly 8 seconds of airtime in this video, traveling over 830 feet from takeoff to landing.

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