Ski Jumping, the Quaint Danger Sport

Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 23 February 2010 9:49 AM


It’s hard to be a ski jumper these days. The New York Times asks how the sport became boring after years of appearing exciting and dangerous in the Wide World of Sports intro? Now, it’s snowboarders and aerial skiers who are seen as the daredevils.

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I stumbled across the ABC’s Wide World of Sports intro from 1977 and it’s pretty priceless:

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