Planica Ski Jumping

 

Planica is an Alpine Valley that runs from the border village of Rateče and extends into the Tamar Valley. Home to the worlds highest ski jumping centre and many world record setting jumps.

The first ski jump was constructed before 1930 with a larger hill being constructed in 1934. In it's day, the second hill was the biggest jumping hill in the world. In 1936 the first jump over 100m was achieved. Since then many world records have been set and broken. Over the years development has continued and work on the biggest jumping hill in the world is now complete as well a state of the art, year round, indoor cross country ski training centre. 

Planica is also home to the steepest zip line descent in the world, click to see more info and watch the video below.