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Unique photos from Four Hills ski jumping competition

Four Hills Tournament ski jumping

1/4: World champion ski jumper Severin Freund takes off at the Four Hills Tournament in Innsbruck, Austria.

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You may have missed it while watching the NFL Playoffs, but the Super Bowl of ski jumping wraps up in Europe this week.

The Four Hills Tournament, officially called the Vierschanzentournee, spread across four sites in Austria and Germany, is an annual, serial test of the world’s best ski jumpers dating to 1952. More than 100,000 total spectators take in the breathtaking competition every year.

The jumpers finished the third of four stops Sunday in Innsbruck. Here are photos from the first three stops via Getty Images:

Four Hills Tournament - Oberstdorf Day 1

OBERSTDORF, GERMANY - DECEMBER 27: The jump hill is reflected in the ski googles of Junshiro Kobayashi of Japan as he prepares for a jump during day 1 of the Four Hills Tournament Ski Jumping event at Schattenberg-Schanze Erdinger Arena on December 27, 2014 in Oberstdorf, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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Four Hills Tournament - Oberstdorf Day 2

OBERSTDORF, GERMANY - DECEMBER 29: Simon Amman of Switzerland competes on day 2 of the Four Hills Tournament Ski Jumping event at Schattenberg-Schanze Erdinger Arena on December 29, 2014 in Oberstdorf, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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Swiss Simon Ammann falls during the first round of the Four-Hills Ski jumping tournament (Vierschanzentournee) in Oberstdorf, southern Germany on December 29, 2014. The first competition of the Four-Hills Ski jumping event takes place in Oberstdorf before the tournament continues in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, (Germany), in Innsbruck (Austria) and in Bischofshofen (Austria). AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

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SKI-JUMP-FOUR HILLS

Austrian Stefan Kraft celebrates after the second round jump of the Four-Hills Ski jumping tournament (Vierschanzentournee) in Oberstdorf, southern Germany on December 29, 2014. Austrian Stefan Kraft won the competition, his teammate Austrian Michael Hayboeck placed second and Slovenian Peter Prevc placed third. The first competition of the Four-Hills Ski jumping event takes place in Oberstdorf, before the tournament continues in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, (Germany), in Innsbruck (Austria) and in Bischofshofen (Austria). AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

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competes on day 4 of the Four Hills Tournament Ski Jumping event at Olympia-Schanze on January 1, 2015 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

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Austria’s Michael Hayboeck soars through the air during a training session of the Four Hills competition (Vierschanzentournee) of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Innsbruck on January 3, 2015. The third competition of the Four-Hills Ski jumping event takes place in Innsbruck before the tournament continues in Bischofshofen (Austria). AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

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Austria’s Michael Hayboeck soars through the air during a training session of the Four Hills competition (Vierschanzentournee) of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Innsbruck on January 3, 2015. The third competition of the Four-Hills Ski jumping event takes place in Innsbruck before the tournament continues in Bischofshofen (Austria). AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

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INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 03: Michael Hayboeck of Austria competes on day 5 of the Four Hills Tournament Ski Jumping event at Bergisel-Schanze on January 3, 2015 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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Four Hills Tournament - Innsbruck Day 6

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 04: Spectators burning fire works on day 6 of the Four Hills Tournament Ski Jumping event at Bergisel-Schanze on January 4, 2015 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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FIS Nordic World Cup - Four Hills Tournament

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 04: (FRANCE OUT) Noriaki Kasai of Japan takes 3rd place during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Vierschanzentournee (Four Hills Tournament) on January 04, 2015 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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FIS Nordic World Cup - Four Hills Tournament

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 04: (FRANCE OUT) Severin Freund of Germany during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Vierschanzentournee (Four Hills Tournament) on January 04, 2015 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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Four Hills Tournament ski jumping

1/4: World champion ski jumper Severin Freund takes off at the Four Hills Tournament in Innsbruck, Austria.

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INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 4: Spectators celebrate at the third stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck, Austria on January 04, 2015. The four hill tournament will finish in Bischofshofen, Austria on January 06, 2015. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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OBERSTDORF, GERMANY - DECEMBER 29: (FRANCE OUT) Marinus Kraus of Germany during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Vierschanzentournee (Four Hills Tournament) on December 29, 2014 in Oberstdorf, Germany. (Photo by Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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Four hills ski jumping tournament - Innsbruck

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 4: A spectator slides down the ski hill with the Austrian flag in hand at the third stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck, Austria on January 04, 2015. The four hill tournament will finish in Bischofshofen, Austria on January 06, 2015. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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