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My back athletes in the world -- training for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games are set for February in Vancouver Canada.
Today though fourteen elite ski jumpers are fighting just to take part in the games they aren't allowed in because they are women.
But what they do here this stuff is incredible and show you some pretty great video of some of it is up Lindsay and she holds the longest flight on record.
At this Olympic facility in Vancouver Lindsay good to see you.
Women are allowed to box in the Olympics and -- but not ski -- is that right.
Yes that is correct women are allowed to do every sport in the Olympics summer and winter except ski jumping.
So you guys are going to court and explain this to me what you're asking for a much claims.
We are asking the Vancouver organizing committee to tell the International Olympic Committee that it is against their laws.
Because government money is being spent to build a facility that does not include women so we want.
The Vancouver organizing for me to tell the International Olympic Committee that they cannot hold the event as planned.
Because it's against.
Just our viewers know what the IOC has set about -- -- read a statement that they gave us and it never put it up on the screen the IOC says with too few athletes athletes competing in this event.
And no world champions until world championships until one year before the -- Olympic Games.
Women's ski jumping does not reach the necessary technical criteria.
And as such does not yet warrant to place.
Alongside other Olympic events -- they have a point there is your competition just.
Not good enough Lindsay.
Know that they have actually no point we have more athletes and more countries than bobsled luge skeleton skier cross and snowboarding so.
That is actually no argument whatsoever in this case and it's not a new sport -- -- for men it's been around since the very beginnings of the games right.
The modern games yeah ski jumping was in the original.
First Olympics in 1924.
And so is absolutely not a new sport it's a very traditional sport -- final -- for a long time and women have been competing in the sport the whole time.
This surprising I didn't know that there was no women's ski jumping is incredible watching guys on that videotape and let us know what happens today -- -- expected decision today.
On the Sunday may get a decision today I'm hopeful that doesn't mean it's kind nerve wracking waiting to hear a decision like this you know.
You base your whole future on so I'm I'm hoping to get a decision this afternoon -- good -- to you Lindsey van is.
American and that the considered the best that female ski jumper out there than to get back thanks.
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