Ski Jumping Canada

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Ski Jumping Canada
Jurisdiction Ski Jumping in Canada
Abbreviation SJC
Founded ()
Headquarters Canada Olympic Park
Location Calgary, AB
Chairman Tom Reid
Coach Gregor Linsig
Sponsor Rogers Insurance, Aviva Canada, Mackenzie Investments, Karbon
Official website
skijumpingcanada.com
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Ski Jumping Canada is the governing federation for ski jumping in Canada. It is responsible for the governance of all ski jumping competitions in Canada and for the operation of the national team. Canada has competed in ski jumping at the Winter Olympics since 1928.

Ski jumping skiing sport with jumping down a hill

Ski jumping is a winter sport in which competitors aim to achieve the longest jump after descending from a specially designed ramp on their skis. Along with jump length, competitor's style and other factors affect the final score. Ski jumping was first contested in Norway in the late 19th century, and later spread through Europe and North America in the early 20th century. Along with cross-country skiing, it constitutes the traditional group of Nordic skiing disciplines.

Ski jumping at the Winter Olympics

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Team Canada

Women's Team

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Men's Team

Funding

Ski Jumping Canada is funded through partnerships with Rogers Insurance, Aviva Canada and the Snow Sports Consortium's key partners - Mackenzie Investments and iON Camera. Karbon is the National team's official clothing sponsor.

Aviva Canada

Aviva Canada Inc. is a Canadian property and casualty insurance company and a wholly owned subsidiary of the UK-based Aviva plc. It provides home, personal, automobile, recreational vehicle, group and business insurance to more than three million customers. The group has around 4,000 employees, 30 locations and 1,700 independent broker partners.

Mackenzie Investments was founded in 1967 and is one of Canada’s largest investment management firms by assets under management. Mackenzie Investments provides investment advisory and related services for retail and institutional clients. With $64.4 billion in assets under management, Mackenzie Investments distributes its services through a diversified network of third-party financial advisors. Mackenzie Investments is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada's largest financial services companies by assets with over $141 billion in total assets under management.

Sport Canada joined as a funding partner in 2016 after Ski Jumping Canada was recognized through the Sport Funding Accountability Framework. The sport is not currently funded by Own The Podium.

See also

The Canadian Snowboard Federation is the governing body in Canada for the sport of snowboarding. It is a member discipline of the Canadian Snowsports Association, and is recognized by the Government of Canada, the Fédération Internationale de Ski, the World Snowboard Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. They are a federally incorporated non-profit organization. Canada~Snowboard is governed by a Board of Directors elected by and from its volunteer membership and manages programs nationally and locally through professional staff, provincial and territorial snowboard associations, and their affiliated clubs.

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