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Watch David Wise Break a Ski World Record

The organizers of Suzuki Nine Knights built a gigantic hip jump (essentially a pyramid with a flat top) with five take-offs and a plethora of landing options. For the world's best hip and transition riders, the course proved to be the perfect playground as they pushed the limits of possibility higher with each jump. By the Public Contest Day of the competition, riders reached jaw-dropping heights with skier David Wise, an Olympic gold medalist, ultimately hitting 14.2 meters, an astounding three meters higher than the existing record for highest ski air on a hip.

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