Amazing GoPro Footage: Norwegian Ski Jumper Flies High in Preparation for Sochi Olympics

View video of Norwegian ski jumper Anders Jacobsen using a helmet cam during his 'ski flying' training as he preps for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Training for the Olympics is a full-time job, involving extreme daily workouts and thousands of hours of practice. The life-long commitment to an Olympic sport is definitely worth it if you qualify to compete in the Games, or if you win a medal and get recognized as one of the best athletes in the world.

But thanks to our friends at GoPro, we learned that not every Olympic training session is grueling and terrible. Norwegian ski jumper Anders Jacobsen gives us a birds-eye-view into a fun aspect of his "ski flying" training, which is exactly what it sounds like.

Check out the video to see this bronze medalist soar through his training in the weeks leading up to the Sochi Olympics.

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Training for the Olympics is a full-time job, involving extreme daily workouts and thousands of hours of practice. The life-long commitment to an Olympic sport is definitely worth it if you qualify to compete in the Games, or if you win a medal and get recognized as one of the best athletes in the world.

But thanks to our friends at GoPro, we learned that not every Olympic training session is grueling and terrible. Norwegian ski jumper Anders Jacobsen gives us a birds-eye-view into a fun aspect of his "ski flying" training, which is exactly what it sounds like.

Check out the video to see this bronze medalist soar through his training in the weeks leading up to the Sochi Olympics.


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