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89th Annual Westby Ski Jump


Westby, WI (WXOW)  The 89th annual Westby Snowflake Ski Club Ski Jump is Friday February 3rd and Saturday the 4th. 

International competitors attend the event which is possible every year, because of the efforts of volunteers.  They make the snow and groom the hill.  They do everything to prepare for a competition on one of the biggest ski hills in North America. 

Opening ceremonies are scheduled for Friday night at 7, the competition begins at 7:30.  On Saturday, you can see opening ceremonies at noon, the competition begins 12:30.  Buttons are available at the gate for $20. 

From La Crosse, take Highway 14 to Coon Valley and turn left on County "P."  Follow County "P" until you reach the ski hill. 

If you'd like to see some of what the volunteers go through to prepare for the event, watch the video provided by News 19's Mark Bronson.  The story is reported by News 19's Dave Solie.

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