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Maxim Glyvka jumps at Mount Washington on Saturday. He set the 30-meter hill record with his jump of 31 meters during Saturday’s event.

The weather was more suited to baseball but 48 young Central Division ski jumpers, including 15 Flying Eagles, took advantage of the sunny, 40-degree day to put on quite a show.

It included a new hill record for the 30-meter and four winners among 11 podium places for the host club.

The 87th annual Flying Eagles junior tournament held Saturday afternoon at the historic Mt. Washington Ski Complex in Shawtown attracted entries from eight different clubs in a four-state area.

One of the highlights was Maxim Glyvka’s record flight of 31 meters or 102 feet on the 30-meter. The 12-year old represented the Norge Ski Club of Chicago and the name is familiar in that his dad Vladimir was one of the first to go over 300 feet at Silver Mine Hill in the 1990s.

Maxim skied Silver Mine as an 11-year old last year and is looking forward to doing it again in two weeks.

“That was a good experience to jump an Olympic-sized hill and I’m hoping to do better this year,” Glyvka said.

He said he was shooting for the record Saturday and was happy with his performance.

“My first jump was a little short but I tried to push it to the max on my second one,” said Glyvka, whose long-range goal is the Olympics but right now is shooting to qualify for the Junior Nationals.

As good as he jumped, Glyvka had to take second place to Casey Flett, Coleraine, Minn. Flett had two rides of 30 1/2 meters (100 feet) and won by the slim margin of one point due to better style points on his second jump.

The top female on the 30-meter was Estella Hassrick, Madison, who had jumps of 26 and 28 meters (85 and 92 meet).

One of the Flying Eagles winners was Eli Gundry, who won the U12 male class with jumps of 26 and 20 meters (85-66 feet).

“I was just out having fun,” said the 11-year old. “It was a little hot for ski jumping today.”

The other winners were Trevor Bush, who was the top jumper on the 15-meter with jumps of 12 1/2-14 meters (41-46 feet) and Landon and Tatiana Dowling on the 7-meter.

Annie Misurek, a two-time tournament winner, missed out by one point in the U12 Female Class. She had jumps of 22 1/2-22 meters (74-72) to place second on Sandra Sproch of Chicago.

Other Flying Eagles to place second were Gracie Amundson, Caroline Donnelly, Isaac Jacobson, Maggie Dowling and Jack Misurek, who also took a bronze along with Otto Schwinn.

Alana Maki-Foust, a teacher at Rice Lake, brought four members of her Cameron Flying Eagles club to jump and Kaija Copenhaver came away a winner in U10 Female Class.

“We’ve got 10 registered jumpers and things are really going well but we need a bigger hill,” said Maki-Foust, who jumped Silver Mine in the early 2000s and jumped along with her 63-year old dad Doug Saturday. “We come down here and train on Thursdays.”

Flett went on to win the U12 Nordic Combined by eight seconds over Glyvka in an exciting race. Annie Misurek was the female winner. Other class winners were Isaac Larson and Gwyneth Paavola of Ishpeming and T.J. Gregor of St. Paul.

Notes: Andrew Urlaub, who lives across from the jump, served as a distance measurer before he flies to Europe Monday for Continental Cup competition ... Paul Loomis, just back from Austria where he celebrated Christmas with Olympian son Ben, ran a Nordic Combined cross country event at the bottom of the hill following the jumping ... Former Flying Eagles coach of the 1970s-80s Jim Wahl watched the jumping as he always does ... Gary Rasmussen, son of the great Wilbert Rasmussen of the 1950s, brought jumpers from Ishpeming, Mich. Rasmussen lived in Eau Claire 11 years ... In attendance was Vic Sorensen, who will be inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame at Silver Mine in two weeks ... Matt Gundry said the steel girders for the new 55-meter tower atop Mt. Washington are expected to be in place later in the month ... Last year’s Olympic jumping alternate Nick Mattoon was among volunteers at the hill ... Father Dan Mattoon, last seen in Norway as a tournament judge, served as the event’s technical delegate.

Flying Eagles

Tournament Results

30-Meter Hill

U12 Open Male

1. Casey Flett, Coleraine, Mn., jumps of 30 1/2 and 30 1/2 meters (100-100 feet) for 219.5 total points; 2. Maxim Glyvka, Chicago 30 1/2-31 (100-102), 218.5; 3. Payton Swanson, Coleraine, 24 1/2-24 (80-78), 157.5; 4. Mason Gorski, Flying Eagles 22 1/2-23 (74-75), 151.5.

U12 Open Female

1. Estella Hassnick, Madison 26-28 (85-92), 219.5; 2. Magdalene Ulrey, Madison 23-24 (69-79), 155.5.

U12 Male

1. Eli Gundry, FE 26-20 (85-66), 192.0; 2. Tristen McLynn, Coleraine, 21 1/2-22 1/2 (77-74), 142.5; 3. Braden Scholl, Coleraine 16-16 (52-52) 91.0.

U12 Female

1. Sandra Sproch, Chicago 23 1/2-21 1/2 (77-71) 148.0; 2. Annie Misurek, FE 22 1/2-22 (74-72) 147.0.

Masters

1. Doug Maki, Coleraine 21-23 (69-75), 150.5; 2. Alana Maki-Foust, Cameron 20-21 (66-69), 132.5.

15-Meter Hill

U10 Open Male

1. Trevor Bush, FE 12 1/2-14 (41-46), 184.8; 2. Isaac Larson, Ishpeming, Mich., 12-11 1/2 (39-38), 165.2; 3. Mason Elich, Cameron 11 1/2-11 (38-36), 162.5; 4. Jackson Pauls, FE 10 1/2-12 (34-39), 162.0; 6. Rylan Zelie, Cameron 9-11 (30-36), 147.0; 8. Dylan Wickstrom, Cameron 8 1/2-8 1/2 (28-28), 131.9.

U10 Open Female

1. Gwyneth Paavola, Ishpeming 10-10 1/2 (33-34), 151.1; 2. Gracie Amundson, FE, 10-9 1/2 (33-31), 145.9.

U10 Male

1. Finn Dickman, Wisconsin Rapids 9-10 (30-33), 140.8; 2. TJ Gregor, St. Paul 6 1/2-9 1/2 (21-31), 123.2; 3. Jack Misurek, FE 8-8 (26-26), 122.2

U10 Female

1. Kaija Copenhaver, Cameron 10 1/2-11 (34-36), 154.3; 2. Caroline Donnelly, Cameron 8- 8 1/2 (26-28), 126.3; 3. Ivy Dickman, Wisconsin Rapids 7 1/2-9 (25-30), 125.8.

7-Meter Hill

U8 Open Male

1. Landon Dowling, FE 6 1/2-6 (21-20), 191.0; 2. Isaac Jacobson, FE 5 1/2-5 1/2 (18-18). 3. Otto Schwinn, FE 6-5 1/2 (20-18) 166.0.

U8 Open Female

1. Tatiana Dowling, FE 6-6 (20-20), 185.5; 2. Maggie Dowling, FE 4 1/2-4 (15-13), 162.5.

U8 Male

1. TJ Gregor, St. Paul 6 1/2-6 1/2 (21-21), 191.0; 2. Jack Misurek, FE 5 1/2-6 1/2 (18-21), 183.0; 3. Asher Seegers, Chicago 6-5 1/2 (21-18), 180.0; 5. Eric Jacobson, FE 5-5 1/2 (16-18), 176.0; 6. Clayton Bauer, FE 5-5 (16-16) 174.0.

U8 Female

1. Lucia Hassrick, Madison 5 1/2-5 1/2 (18-18), 173.0.

Nordic Combined

U12 Male – 1. Flett. 2. Glyvka 8 seconds back. 4. Gundry; 5. Mason Gorski.

U12 Female – 1. Annie Misurek. 2 Greta Dickman, Wisconsin Rapids.

U10 Male – 1. Isaac Larson, Ishpeming.

U10 Female – 1. Gwyneth Paavola, Ishpeming. 4. Amundson.

U8 Male – T.J. Gregor, St. Paul; 2. Jack Misurek.