The Viking Magazine

A Jump for Women

The Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo, Norway is a K-120 ski jump (the size of a larger hill in the Olympics). The record on the hill for the longest jump is 141 meters.

Bryn Carlson and Priscilla Bell

February 12, 2014

Racing down a steep decline, gathering speed, jumping and then flying through the air, skis in the shape of a V, back flat, and watching the ground come to meet you. Jumping off of a 400-foot-high ice track is not something that many dare to do, but for those who participate in the sport of ski jumpi...

Boys’ basketball manhandles Homestead 63-49

Kevin Mullin ('15) prepares to take the ball down the court. Mullin had four three-pointers during the game.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014

The Paly boys' basketball team claims victory over Homestead Mustangs Wednesday night advancing them to a 4-2 record in league and 9-8 record overall. "I think it was a good win," captain Noah Phillips ('14) said. "I thought we finished pretty strong." Homestead scored an early three-pointer, but...

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Maya Lathi ('17) scores a free throw for the Vikings. The Vikes went on to claim the game 68-31.

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained throughout the game. In the first quarter, the Lady Vikes immediately grabbed a lead of seven...

Viking Tries Figure Skating

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer

December 14, 2012

Zach Rizk and Paul Bienaimé of the Viking Magazine went out onto the ice to try figure skating with pro figure skater, Angela Pomeroy. This video shows their figure skating lesson and shares their thoughts on how the day went. Filmed by Spencer Drazovich and Paul Bienaimé. Edited by Paul Bienaimé.

Winter Athlete Sideline Swag

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011

The Viking asked Paly Athletes how they keep cozy on the bench during those chilly winter games. The girls said: "It gets pretty chilly in the winter time, so I throw on a sweatshirt, some baggy-a** sweatpants, a parka, pull up those high soccer socks and an ear-warmer headband! Then I'm cozy" -Lil...

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