- (skiing) A jump, usually over an obstacle, made in downhill skiing.
1994, “The World's Greatest Skiers?”, Skiing, volume 47, number 3, page 152:
- Ove Nygren, the motorcycle-racing man-child of the U.S. Pro Tour, was among the air-happy honchos who thought the event should include a gelandesprung.
In English, it may be spelled without the umlaut.