Page 2 investigates: Ski jumping star
Page 2 staff

Simon Ammann
Swiss ski jumper Simon Ammann has gone from relative obscurity to becoming one of the most recognizable athletes of the Salt Lake City Olympics.

So Page 2's investigative reporters decided to look into the improbable rise of the 20-year-old sensation, who has never even won a World Cup event before.

As you are no doubt aware by now, Ammann became just the second jumper in history to win gold on the 90- and 120-meter hills, calmly knocking off his competitors one by one with ruthless precision.

It won't surprise any savvy Page 2 reader to learn that Ammann has a dark secret to his success that could tarnish his image as a happy-go-lucky Swiss kid.

Click here to uncover more.


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