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The Mt. Okura Ski Jump Stadium03
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The Mt. Okura Ski Jump Stadium (Ōkurayama Jampu Kyōgijō), also known as the Ōkurayama-Schanze (大倉山シャンツェ ,Ōkurayama Syantse) is a ski jumping venue located in the Miyanomori area in Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan. Owned mostly by Sapporo City, the ski jump is placed on the eastern slope of the Mt. Okura. The stadium has hosted a number of winter sports events including 1972 Winter Olympics and FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007. The area of stadium consists of the Winter Sports Museum, the Ōkurayama Crystal House, and the Mt. Okura Observation Platform, as well as the ski jump.


The stadium has area of 8.2 ha which houses 50,000 people at a maximum during a competition, and the ski jump is categorized as the large hill jump. The total height of the jump hill from the top starting point to the bottom of the slope is 133 metres, also the distance to the K-spot (critical point) is 120 metres. The current record held on the ski jump (Bakken Record) is 145.0 metres, which was achieved by a ski jumper Yūsuke Kaneko on March 25, 2005

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Taken: 20/04/2009
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