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  • In The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner Die Grosse Exstase des Bildschnitzers Steiner, his subject is a champion ski-jumper, a man who is pushing back the frontiers of his sport.

    Werner Herzog, the adventurous spirit

  • None is more powerful than the ski-jumper Steiner, to whom Herzog gives an epigram, adapted from the Swiss writer Robert Walser: I should be all alone in this world.

    Werner Herzog, the adventurous spirit

  • Ah, yes; we all love Klaus Must be hard for him, going from an Olympic ski-jumper to a fish … Can you buy Alias DVDs for “research” and claim them as a “work expense”?

    [INTERVIEW] Jennifer Rardin « Urban Fantasy Land

  • Vinko was the Slovenian ski-jumper from a distant decade (1970 to be precise), who took that horrific fall at some World Championship and became the painful embodiment of the agony of defeat.

    Charley Steiner: The Ugly. The Bad. The Good. The Vinko Bogataj Decade.

  • And let's not forget Chariots of Fire (from the studio perspective) and Werner Herzog's short masterpiece from 1974, The Great Extasy of the Woodcutter Steiner, about a young ski-jumper (sky-flyer, he calls him) who talks as if he walked right out of Woyzeck and makes his living crafting wooden objects by hand.

    GreenCine Daily: Tribeca Dispatch. 3.

  • IT'S BOTH A BLESSING and a curse that ski-jumper Masahiko (Happy) Harada is not a samurai-style sportsman.

    Anybody Seen Any Samurai Around Here?

  • In the pilot episode, he used to be a ski-jumper representing East Germany in the 1986 Winter Olympics.

    Review of American Dad

  • When Boklöv, the Swedish ski-jumper changed the style from parallel skis to V-shaped position of the skis, he made it possible to jump much longer, but he also broke with the classic aesthetics of ski jumping link in Norwegian.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • The modes of transportation have become ever-more outlandish - on skis, Oslo 1952; Skidoo, Calgary '88; and ski-jumper, Lillehammer '94.

    BBC News - Home

  • There will be a ski-jumper type-performer doing some sort of through the rings of an Olympic logo.

    The Vancouverite

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