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Last season women from 12 nations competed in FIS competitions throughout Europe and North America. Last season there was a U.S. athlete on the podium in 9 out of 12 FIS Ladies Continental Cup ski jumping competitions. Presently five of the top 15 jumpers in the world are WSJ USA athletes. Women’s Ski JumpingWho we are: Who we are Women's Ski Jumping USA is a non - profit 501(c)(3) organization which promotes women’s ski jumping within the U.S. and financially supports the U.S. Women’s Ski Jumping Team. Women's Ski Jumping USA has no paid staff and is run entirely by volunteers In 2004 & 2005, Women's Ski Jumping USA expended a total of approximately $15,000 and $50,000 respectively for program costs including funding for U.S. women athletes to pay for international travel, competition, and coaching costs. WSJ USA mission: WSJ USA mission The mission of Women’s Ski Jumping USA is to provide U.S. Women Nordic Ski Jumpers with the organizational support to train, travel and compete at the highest levels within the United States and internationally To provide funding to a Women’s Ski Jumping Team to represent the United States through a variety of means including but not limited to donations, grants, sponsors and endowments To promote the growth of Women’s Ski Jumping domestically and internationally, and to further the level of international competition up to and including the Winter Olympic GamesPresent levels of ski jumping andsupport organizations for U.S. athletes: Present levels of ski jumping and support organizations for U.S. athletes Men International/ FIS Competitions Affiliated Nordic Ski Club National Competitions U.S. Nordic Jumping Organizations Andover Outing Club Black Hawk Ski Club Brattleboro Outing Club Chisholm Ski Club Cloquet Ski Club Duluth Ski Club Eau Claire Ski Club Ford Sayre Ski Club Gunstock Nordic Assoc. Ishpeming Ski Club Iola Winter Sports Club Itasca Ski and Outing Club Kiwanis Ski Club Lake Placid Ski Club/NYSEF Lebanon Outing Club Minneapolis Ski Club Minocqua Ski Club National Sports Foundation Newport Ski Club Norge Ski Club St Paul Ski Club Salisbury Winter Sport Assoc. Snowflake Ski Club Steamboat Springs Winter SC Tri-Norse Ski Club Winter Park Recreation Assoc. Women Affiliated Nordic Ski Club Women’s Ski Jumping USA U.S. Ski TeamOrganizational roles: Organizational roles The United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is responsible for providing leadership and representing U.S. Women Ski Jumpers at the FIS Level, providing vision and strategic direction to promote the sport to the appropriate level. Women’s Ski Jumping USA assists USSA by providing organizational, funding, and team support to U.S. Women Nordic Ski Jumpers.Women’s Ski Jumping USABoard of Directors: Women’s Ski Jumping USA Board of Directors Deedee Corradini President, Women's Ski Jumping USA Former Mayor, Salt Lake City, UT Dana Ardovino Scholarship Director, Park City School District Lane Beattie Former Utah Senate President President, Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors Spencer Eccles Former Chairman and CEO, First Security Corporation President, George S. and Dolores Dore’ Eccles Foundation Charles Heckert USSA ski jumping sport chairman FIS rules and controls subcommittee member FIS ski jumping competition judge Jim Holland Founder and CEO, Backcountry.com Six time US National Champion Two time Olympian - Ski Jumping Carl Kjeldsberg, M.D. Chairman and CEO, Associated Regional and University Pathologists (ARUP) Founder, ROWMARK Ski Academy Peter Jerome Captain, Delta Air Lines U.S. Navy Captain (retired) William Johnson Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley Victor Method Senior Vice President, Smart Pack Solutions Kathy Shurtleff Board of Directors, Park City Education Foundation Michael Spencer President, EGO Sports Management Juris Doctor, Pepperdine University Mark Stiegemeier Vice President, Motorola Former World Freestyle Skiing Champion Larry Stone Former US Ski Team Ski Jumping coach Nikki Stone President, Podium Enterprises Gold Medalist, Aerials - 1998 Olympic Winter Games George Van President, Buffalo TelecomOur Vision: Our Vision We see women ski jumpers on the U.S. Ski Team. We see WSJ USA working closely with USSA to support Ski Team women ski jumpers with supplemental program funding where needed. We see WSJ USA working with Nordic ski clubs at the regional level to provide unprecedented access to ski jumping for young women throughout the country. We see a non-profit organization that does an extraordinary job fulfilling its mission and is embraced by community, sports leadership, and business. We see U.S. women ski jumpers on the podium at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.Women ski jumpers are everywhere: Women ski jumpers are everywhere 2005 – FIS (International Ski Federation) Ladies Continental Cup competitions – 2 continents 18 competitions - Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Norway, & USA 2006 - FIS Ladies Continental Cup competitions – 3 continents 22 competitions - Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Norway, USA, & Japan 2006 will include the first ever women’s ski jumping event at the FIS Junior World Ski Championship at Kranj, SloveniaSlide18: A non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.