These two kids were egging each other on to jump first. It looks like the one kid got pushed, but I think he jumped on his own accord. Kisakata is a small town in Akita prefecture, right on the border with Yamagata. It is from here that you can access several trailheads to the mighty Choukai san. You can see more from this area at my Flickr page
This shot has been sharpened and put through neat image.