She worked 3 part-time jobs to get there, but this U.S. ski jumper is retiring after her first Olympics

Abby Ringquist came in at 29th in the women’s ski jumping competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics — and she won’t be returning to improve on that placement.

The 28-year-old resident of Park City, Utah, both made her Olympic debut and competed for the last time on Monday after deciding to retire from the sport following these Olympic Games.

And it’s not the physical strain of the sport — which involves skiers starting from a point higher than the Empire State Building, hurtling down a ramp at a fast speed of around 60 miles per hour and then flying roughly the length of a football field before landing — that prompted the decision.

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