Ready To Fly
Women will ski jump in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. This is the true story of how they made their dream come true.
Ready To Fly is a true story of a woman hero who triumphs over massive obstacles to not only achieve her dream, but to change the world for other women in the process. Follow World Champion ski jumper Lindsey Van and her ad hoc women's ski jumping family through their 12-year fight to achieve gender equality in the Winter Olympic Games. A film by William K. Kerig.
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Steamboat Springs' own Olympic-aspiring female ski jumper Nita Englund joins us for a Q&A along with the ski jumping coaches from the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.
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"Who Says Girls Can't Jump?" Read the November 24 New York Times Magazine cover story about America's women ski jumpers and their Olympic quest.
About the film
Women have participated in ski jumping for a century but have been barred from competing in the extreme sport in the Winter Olympics. Witness the triumphant and true story of Lindsey Van, Jessica Jerome, Sarah Hendrickson and other heroic members of the U.S. Women's Ski Jumping Team as they fight tirelessly to earn their rightful place in Olympic history. These brave women and their peers from across the world are poised to be the darlings of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia
Run time: 76 min.