Ski Jumping Requires Good Vision

Ever wonder why there are little plants at the bottom of the ski jump hill? They’re there to give the jumpers a depth perception boost and help them maintain awareness of where they are in relation to the ground.

Such advanced visual skills are required to perform at this level of athletic ability! 😍 Imagine how quickly they have to make those calculations about their position in space in relation to the hill!

Learn more about vision and sports at covd.org/sports

 

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