... to improve his aerodynamic lift.
That's not quite true. According to this story in the Daily Mail it's to "reduce his famously protruding jaw":
Do you remember Eddie the Eagle's ski jumping performance at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary? It was noted at the time that he jumped short because of his protruding jaw.
Have you ever considered plastic surgery, and how beautiful are your ski bases?
Edited by David Goldsmith - 4/10/2009 at 01:03 am GMT