Anna Bloom, Producer, MSNBC News: "And sometimes even farther. In fact, not so long ago, one little girl set the men's record for jumping on the course where the Olympics will be held."
Method: "The men and women both started from the same starting point. And I'll be darned, Lindsey Van sets the record for the hill. That record still stands [from one year ago]. This coming February when the Olympics are held the television announcers will be talking about the hill record, held on the normal hill, as held by world champion Lindsey Van, and she can't be here because she's a girl."
"It's like jumping down two meters on the ground about a thousand times a year, which seems not to be appropriate for ladies from a medical point of view." -- Gian-Franco Kasper, President, International Ski Federation, and Member, International Olympic Committee