SWSA builds a new jump

SWSA volunteers expect to work on steep slopes covered with snow and ice, so were no doubt pleased to only have to combat some cool temperatures and light rain on Sunday, Oct. 6, as they prepared a new smaller jump for youngsters at Satre Hill. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Volunteers with the Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) worked over the weekend of Oct. 5 and 6 at Satre Hill in Salisbury to build a new small ski jump for children.

There were some technical difficulties involving machinery — specifically, something heavy and wide enough to perch on the steep hillside and drill 3 foot holes for concrete posts.

The dilemma was solved with the lending of a Bobcat (a small bulldozer) from Emberlin Property Care.

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