Sochi is a city situated in the federal subject of Krasnodar Kray, Russia. Its exact location is near the border between Russia and Georgia, on the Black Sea coast. Sochi is known to the entire world, as the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are about to take place here.
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Ski Jumping in RusSki Gorki Jumping Center, Sochi, Kray of Krasnodar Russia
The RusSki Gorki Jumping Center is a place, where ski jumping takes place, situated in the village Esto-Sadok on the northern slope of Aibga Ridge in Krasnaya Polyana.
This center will host the ski jumping and the ski jumping part of the Nordic Combined event for the 2014 Winter Olympics. The Olympic Hills are two, the HS140 and the HS106. The HS 140 has a K-Point of 125 m/410 ft, with an inrun length of 99.3 m/326 ft and an inrun angle of 35 degrees. The take off length is at 6.8 m/22.3 ft, allowing you to raise pretty high reaching 3.14 m/10.3 ft with a speed of 95.86 kph/59.56 mph and land at an angle of 33.6 degrees!!
The HS 106 has a K-Point of 95 m/312 ft, an inrun length of 87.96 m/289 ft and an inrun angle of 35 degrees. The take off length is at 6.54 m/21.5 ft with an angle of 11 degrees, enabling you to reach a height of 2.38 m/8 ft with a speed of 90.6 kph/56.3 mph and a landing angle of 33 degrees.
The area is huge and with 7500 spectators capacity, the show is incredible! If you are a ski jumping enthusiast, there is no better place to practice your favorite sport or be a spectator than the Olympic infrastructures!!!