Jumpfest soars in face of bitter cold temperatures

Ski jumpers braved the cold at Satre Hill during the 90th annual Jumpfest weekend. photo by Randy O’Rourke/bigplayphotos.com

SALISBURY, Conn. — The weathermen said stay inside, but the ski jumpers at Satre Hill would hear nothing of it. They were followed by a hardy band of spectators Friday through Sunday, helping the 90th annual Jumpfest weekend prevail over frigid winter conditions.   

In hindsight, it seems naïve to have expected anything else. 

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