Definition of ski-flying in US English:



  • A form of ski jumping incorporating aerodynamic principles to lengthen the jump.

    • ‘The current holder of the world ski-flying record of 239m is Bjoern Einar Rumoeren who set the record at Planica in 2005.’
    • ‘In Herzog's oeuvre, this film, like the ski-flying abilities of Walter Steiner, ranks near the very top.’
    • ‘There are only six ski-flying hills in the world, and Copper Peak is the only one on this side of the Atlantic.’