Zak Hammill of the Ishpeming Ski Club.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Athletes from around the country and the world are in Ishpeming this week to compete at Suicide Hill.

Zak Hammill , Ishpeming Ski Club Juniors Coach and Competitive Jumper Zak Hammill joined SUNNY 101.9’s Mark & Walt in the Morning to discuss the 125-th Ishpeming Ski Club Suicide Hill Ski Jumping Tournament, which is being held tomorrow night.

The event features the top ski jumpers from several countries as well as some of the best jumpers in the nation.

Official events for the ski jumps get underway today with the Winter Sports Celebration March at 5:30pm in Downtown Ishpeming and the Ski Club spaghetti fundraising dinner at the Ishpeming Elks Lodge.

The Competition gets underway tomorrow at 6-pm at Suicide Hill with a bonfire and fireworks to follow.

To listen to the interview with Zak, click on the audio link below:

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