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Japan's Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games...Japan's Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 12, 2014.

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Japan’s Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor.

Japan's Noriaki Kasai soars in front of the Wilten Basilica during his trial jump at the third stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck, Austria, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

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Japan’s Noriaki Kasai soars in front of the Wilten Basilica during his trial ski jump at the third stage of the Four Hills tournament in Innsbruck, Austria.