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PHOTOS: Pro Alpine ski jumping qualifications

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — With the sun warming the snow, a handful of skiers competed in the Pro Alpine Ski Jumping qualifications at Howelsen Hill on Saturday. Cheered on by a crowd, the jumpers wore hard boots and were strapped onto downhill skis.

Marsh Gooding beams after landing an 84-meter jump during the Pro Alpine Ski Jumping qualifications at Howelsen Hill on Saturday, Feb. 8.
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Brian Lithgow flies over the knoll of the HS127 during the Pro Alpine Ski Jumping qualifications at Howelsen Hill on Saturday, Feb. 8.
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At 60 years old, Tim Magill was the oldest competitor in the Pro Alpine Ski Jumping qualifications at Howelsen Hill on Saturday, Feb. 8.
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Steamboat Springs native Marsh Gooding soared the farthest during the Pro Alpine Ski Jumping qualifications at Howelsen Hill on Saturday, Feb. 8.
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Steamboat Springs resident Pat Arnone gets a few high fives after landing a jump at the Pro Alpine Ski Jumping qualifications at Howelsen Hill on Saturday, Feb. 8.
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The crowd at the base of the HS127 enjoyed warm weather while watching the Pro Alpine Ski Jumping qualifications at Howelsen Hill on Saturday, Feb. 8.
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