One of the most exciting and heart pounding events at the Sochi Winter Olympics will no doubt be the spectacular ski jumping, though little attention will likely be paid to the engineers who made the jumps possible.

The “RusSki Gorki” Jumping Centre, situated on the northern slope of Aibga Ridg,  features the very latest Olympic К-95 and К-125 ski jumps. The location for the centre was chosen by international experts to ensure the ski jumps would fit in naturally with the surrounding landscape and jumpers would be…