[Garmisch, Germany, December 31. Image via Getty.]

A ski jumper gets airborne over Garmisch-Partenkirchen during the training of the men's Four Hills FIS ski jumping championship (Vierschanzentournee) on December 31, 2009 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany. After Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on New Years day, the Four Hills jumping event continues in Innsbruck (Austria) on January 3, 2010 and in Bischofshofen (Austria) on January 6, 2010. AFP PHOTO DDP/ ROBERT MICHAEL GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)