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Steve Collins

Jumping

In a Today Magazine article, "Flying High", of March 7, 1981, it was said of Steve Collins "...after little more than a year of international competition...is recognized as one of the best ski jumpers alive, perhaps the most extraordinary prodigy the sport has known.  Although he's still officially a junior his success in World Cup competition has rewritten the history of the sport.  His trail is littered with broken records..  In December 1979, when he showed up for his first 90-metre World Cup meet in Oberstdorf, West Germany, competitors questioned whether he should be allowed on the big hill; he was so small and so young..."... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1964

Active Period:  1979 - 1988

Inducted:  1995

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