Center NH Chamber of Commerce. NH is the only state that still has ski jumping as a high school sport. Items have been donated as raffle prizes and for a silent auction. I don't know how many girls were on the team last season, but sounds like Sarah might inspire some girls to consider it in the future.
Found a few more details about the Nov. 16 fundraiser with World Cup Champion and Olympian ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson. Her parents grew up in Plymouth, but moved to Park City where Sarah was born. Replacing the ski jump has become a project for not just Plymouth, but for central NH. According to the
"Admission is free and donations will be accepted at the door for the event that starts at 7 p.m. on November 16 at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center in Plymouth. Hendrickson, who won the first ever women’s World Cup season in 2012 as well as the women’s event at the 2013 World Championships, flew into history in 2014 as the first woman to jump in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The presentation will include a showing of the film ‘Ready To Fly,’ a documentary by William A. Kerig about the struggle to have women’s ski jumping accepted as an Olympic sport."
The first article, It Takes A Village, explains the situation in detail. The second covers the construction process, which includes time being spent by some contractors and professionals on a volunteer basis.