Harris Hill Ski Jump Event In Brattleboro, VT Canceled Due To COVID-19

An event that is almost a century old that has only been canceled due to lack of snow, World World II, and a multi-year project to address the need to rebuild the venue's ski jump, which is also nearly 100 years old, has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Harris Hill Ski Jumping Competition has been held just about every year since 1922 and had drawn spectators and athletes from around the world to the border town of Brattleboro, which sits alongside the Connecticut River in southern Vermont.

For the first time, however, the event has been canceled for reasons outside of maintenance, war, and weather. Organizers feel that canceling the 2021 event is the right move considering the need for safety centered around sporting events and other large gatherings.

There is light at the end of the tunnel, though, as organizers are looking to have the event pick up right where it left off with the centennial event in 2022.

For those looking for more information on the only Olympic size ski jump in New England and this event that has lasted for so long, please head to the Harris Hill Ski Jump website, linked below.


Pavlic Retires Winged Ski Trophy Blaz Pavlic, performing for a crowd of several thousand spectators, retired the event's Winged Ski Trophy by topping the field for a third year after victories in 2017 and 2019. "I'll find a place for it!"

Photo: Harris Hill Ski Jump during a competition, Brattleboro, VT - Credit: Pedr Seymour


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