A Picture blog of our team learning to ski jump in Courchevel for Ski 4 Cancer with Eddie the Eagle. Jump with Eddie – Jump 4 Cancer campaign. From their first leaps to opening the National French Championships to meeting the first ever women’s Olympic and World Champion Carina Vogt!
Alexandra Stubbs getting used to the “reception” on the 60/90m
Andrew Marshall showing a great BASI instructors “position”
Donald working on his “reception”
Alex having a religious moment on the 60m “reception”
Mark Black – “in-run” position
Alex having another religious moment on the 60m “reception”
The team survive their first “reception”
Max Willcocks moves on to practicing his “in run” position on the 60m
Max’s first “jump” Practicing going from “in-run” position to jump phase on the reception
Max considers the 25m before his first ever ski jump
Max on the bar on the 25m
Max flies for the first time!
Mark follows suit!
Donald gets in on the action
Tony Delaup Couchevel head coach and assistant Eddie ponder the action
Andrew heads off the 10m
Eddie giving Alex some words of wisdom ahead of her first jump
Eddie giving Alex some more words of wisdom ahead of her first jump!
Max gets to grips with the 25m
Max gets to grips with the 25m – Alex looks on!
Mark works on his technique
Donald on the bar – 25m
Alex heads off the 10m
More Max 2
More Max 3
More Max 4
Donald and Tony consider video feedback
Coach and assistant coach look on!
Alex on the 25m with assistant coach Edwards looking on
Alex on the 10m
Donald and Andrew heading back up for another run!
Max developing his technique
Mark into the mist
Max on the bar
Mark into the mist again!
Max lets go
Mark lets go too
Tony uses juggling to keep focus in the mist
Donald goes big on the 120m!
Max is not to miss out and takes on the 120m reception
Eddie showing the way on the 60m
Max lets go..again
Max in “in-run” position
First off the 60m
Mark in “position”
Mark hits the 60m
Donald and the 60m
Donald and the 60m – 2
Eddie, the team and the Courchevel U13’s
Eddie, the team and the Courchevel U13’s
Max and Andrew discuss German relations!
Max & Andrew make friends with the German ladies!
Alex, Donald and Mark “Sparky” arrive for training
Mark hangs with the German Ladies!
Andrew considers stretching 🙂
Andrew assist Max in some stretching!
Eddie shows them the way-again!
Eddie meets an old friend, Gerard Colin the National French Team head coach. Eddie and “Gégé” jumped together back in the day!
Max doing some mental preparation 🙂
Alex considering her position!
Eddie shows the guys how to do it!
Sparky Black ponders his “position”
Alex disappears into the mist!
On the bar!
Andrew flies the 60m! David Viry ex Fance A team looks on.
Let go Alex! 🙂 With David Viry ex French World cup team
Alexandra Stubbs nails the 60m!! Check the V style!
Donald Banks ponders the 90m reception. The french national coaches look on!
Mark “Sparky” Black giving it his all on the 60m in Coucrchevel
Max Willcocks nails one on the 60metre jump!
Andrew lets go of the bar!
Andrew flying on the 60metre
Andrew Marshall on the 60metre
Our team and Eddie meet the French World Cup Ski jumping team. Vincent Descombes Sevoie and Ronan Lamy Chapuis
The German Ladies Ski Jump team signing Ski 4 Cancer T-shirts. We plan to auction them to raise funds!
Old buddies! Eddie & Andreas
Eddie the Eagle with Carina Vogt, World and Olympic Champion and Andreas Bauer. Eddie was one bib number ahead of Andreas at the Calgary Olympics!
Ski jumpers from all nations!
The German Ladies Ski jump team supports Ski 4 Cancer
Carina Vogt with Eddie and Andreas Bauer German National Ladies coach who jumped with Eddie in Calgary Olympics 1988!
Carina Vogt with Eddie the Eagle and our team of first time jumpers
Carina Vogt Olympic Champion – Supports Ski 4 Cancer
Yours truly and Eddie pose for the local press
The French National Championships
The U13s French National Championships on the 25m
Louis Learoyd receives his U11 trophy from French Champion Vincent Descombes Sevoie
Eddie assists in the Junior prize giving at the French Nationals
Donald, Gégé the French National Coach and Tony Delaup discuss technique!
Max opens the 60m U15 French National Championships
Mark opening…on the bar on the 60m
Donald “opening” on the 60m
Donald and the ski jumpers “Rite of Passage”
Alex, Mark and Lucie Learoyd look on at the French National Championships
Louis Learoyd jumps 50m in the U15 comp on the 60m
Eddie, Jonty Learoyd U17s French Champion with the team