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Jessica Jerome earns jumping spot

Updated: December 29, 2013, 9:55 PM ET
Associated Press

PARK CITY, Utah -- Jessica Jerome earned the first American spot in the first women's ski jumping competition in Olympics history, winning the U.S. trials Sunday.

Jerome scored 248.5 points on her two jumps to secure a spot in Sochi. Lindsay Van was second, 2.0 points back. Alissa Johnson was third with 240.0 points.

"Honestly, I don't know if I can wrap my head around it yet," Jerome said. "It sounds cliched, but it is a dream come true. I can't wait to go and represent ...

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