Silver Mine Ski Jump Competition kicks off in the Chippewa Valley

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The snow on the hill is set to go and the top ski jumpers from around the world are ready to compete. The 134th annual Silver Mine International Ski Jumping Competition is set to start in the Chippewa Valley.

Friday and Saturday, the skiers will fly off of the nearly 300 foot ski jump at close to 55 miles per hour. For more information click here.