What is skiing?

  • (noun): A sport in which participants must travel on skis.


Skiing is a recreational activity and competitive sport in which the participant attaches long runners or skis to boots or shoes on the feet and uses them to travel on top of snow. Aside from recreation and competition, skiing has been used for military purposes and even travelling in areas that experience heavy snowfall. Many types of competitive skiing events are recognized by the International Olympic Committee, and the International Ski Federation.

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Timberline Lodge Ski Area - History
... Summer skiing and summer race camps began at Timberline in 1956 ... above the 7,000-foot (2,100 m) level), the conditions at Timberline allowed skiing from the Mile November through July or August ... is the only ski area in the states with lift accessed skiing and snowboarding all twelve months of the year ...
Colorado Buffaloes - Varsity Sports - Skiing
... as CU is one of two members of the Pac-12 along with Utah that competes in skiing ... Colorado is one of the dominant programs in the NCAA in skiing, winning 17 NCAA Championships, most recently in 2011 ...
Skiing - Gallery
... switch 720 mute grab A ski jumper using the V-style Cross country skiing Priit Narusk in the qualification for the Tour de Ski in Prague Cross country skiing Skiing tracks in snow in mountains in Sarek ...
Croatia At The 2006 Winter Olympics - Medalists
... Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić Alpine skiing Women's combined 2 ! Silver Kostelić, IvicaIvica Kostelić Alpine skiing Men's combined 2 ! Silver Kosteli ...