Competitor Bliss is the first to take home the SWSA trophy since 2003

SWSA Jumpfest 2011: A weekend dominated by Bliss
Photo by Ian Johnson

SALISBURY — Each February, the town of Salisbury gears up for a weekend of ski jumping at Satre Hill, often the biggest event of the winter season.

This time, though, preparations began in April 2010, when the Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) began construction on a new steel ski jump to replace the vintage and somewhat rickety construction that had served the town for more than eight decades.

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