Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium with magnificent scenery of Japan's Northern Alps is only hours away from Tokyo.
Ever since 1998, ski resorts in Japan have become very popular worldwide for the powder snow.
Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium is a well-known ski jumping arena, situated in Hakuba, Japan. The construction of the stadium started in 1990 and took two years to complete. The ski jumping events of 1998NaganoWinterOlympics took place at the HakubaSkiJumpingStadium after which it came into prominence. The Japanese ski jump group had won a gold medal in that event. The stadium hosts regular basis world level competitions and is open to visitors when not hosting any event. They can view and feel the excitement of the huge jumps of 90 meters and 120 meters. The size and the angle of the inclination amaze who ever visited here.
In the Winter Olympics that held here, 68 men participated from 19 countries. Japan won the most number of medals (4) at the event.
The Stadium hosts both downhill and Super G events.
The ski jumping in the Winter Olympics was held on 11th February, 1998.
The top Jumper in 1998 Winter Olympics was Kazuyoshi Funaki (from Japan) who won 2 gold and 1 silver medal.