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The Most Ridiculous, Possibly Suicidal Sport You've Never Heard Of

The Most Ridiculous, Possibly Suicidal Sport You've Never Heard Of

The Jack Jumping World Championships—where competitors attach a single ski to a stool, then hang on as they hurtle down the slope—has been going strong for almost four decades. Mixing a bit of history with adrenaline and flipping a bird at the Big Ski establishment in the process, the event showcases ski culture at its very finest.