American Sarah Hendrickson, the 2013 world champion. Photograph by Getty.

American Sarah Hendrickson, the 2013 world champion. Photograph by Getty Images.

Hard as it is to compete with the razzle-dazzle of figure skating, the ultimate spectacle in this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia (February 7 through 23), just might be ski jumping. For the first time ever, women will participate in the high-flying event. Lean in, indeed.