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Temporary Ski Jumps

post #1 of 5
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Did you know that ski jumps were portable??? I didn't

or how about this one?

Anyone recognize Soldier Field in Chicago?

Pretty insane.

here's the entire story

post #2 of 5
I dunno, I'm pushing the BS button on this. Soldier field looks feasible, but I doubt they hat the technology to refrigerate outdoor surfaces that large very well at Dodger Stadium in LA in that day and age.   But, if it is real it's breathtaking,
post #3 of 5
that is INSANE!  A fabulous example of adding chlorine into the gene pool.
post #4 of 5
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I can see how the snow part might not hold up in court... But the article does look pretty genuine. Plus thus was 50 + years ago....Global warming had only destroyed half of the glaciers...
post #5 of 5
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found this "The enormous slope was covered with tons of crushed ice rather than snow."

read that link. has all the info
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