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McSorley Hill
Bush Street Ski Jump
Location Red Wing, Minnesota, US
Coordinates 44°33′38″N 92°31′19″W / 44.56056°N 92.52194°W / 44.56056; -92.52194
Opened 1887
K–point K30
Hill record 31.4 m (103 ft)
Norway Torjus Hemmestveit
(15 January 1893)

McSorley Hill (also: Bush Street Ski Jump) was a ski jumping hill located in Red Wing, Minnesota, United States, opened in 1887 and was in use until the late 1920s. Owned by the Aurora Ski Club, it had a K-point at 30 m (98 ft). Two world records in ski jumping were set at McSorley Hill.

Ski jumping world records

Date Name Country Metres Feet
9 March 1891   Mikkjel Hemmestveit  Norway 31.1 102
15 January 1893   Torjus Hemmestveit  Norway 31.4 103
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