July 3, 2012
Nordic combined skier Cliff Field takes flight off a plastic-covered ski jump Tuesday morning during the jumping portion of the Fourth of July Ski Jumping Extravaganza in Steamboat Springs. The event will continue Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. with the Nordic combined roller-ski race on Lincoln Avenue and an elimination ski jumping event at 11 a.m. on Howelsen Hill.
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World-class athletes revel in stability. And when it comes to the U.S. Nordic combined team, routine is a regular word — especially when it comes to Steamboat's Fourth of July Ski Jumping Extravaganza.