Vikersundbakken in Norway is the only ski flying hill in the nordic countries. With a hill record at 219 meters, Vikersundbakken is the world's largest ski jumping hill.
The hill was built in 1936 and was rebuilt to a ski flying hill in 1966, when Bjørn Wirkola set a new world record, jumping 146 meters. The hill has been rebuilt and renovated many times, the last time before the 2000 Ski-flying World Championships.
In 2006, Vikersundbakken became the first ski flying hill with permanent floodlights, and in 2007 became the first hill to arrange a ski flying night event.
In 2012 Vikersund will host the Skiflying World Championships. It is estimated that a new world record at over 240 meters will be achieved.
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