Jerome soars to eighth in Sweden |

Jerome soars to eighth in Sweden

Final jump of season set for Slovenia

FALUN, Sweden (March 15) Park City’s Jessica Jerome jumped into eighth during the women’s normal hill competition Saturday at the site of the 2015 Falun FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Jerome’s jumped 84.5 and 87 meters with a combined score of 201.5, which was good enough to put her in the top ten behind winner Sara Takanashi of Japan. Takanashi’s teammate Yuki Ito finished second followed by Julia Kykkaenen of Finland in third.

Strong wind gusts forced the cancellation of a second round of competition scheduled for Sunday. The women now head to Planica, Slovenia, for the final jump of the season.

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