Description: Downhill is a form of alpine skiing competition. Whereas the other alpine skiing events (slalom, giant slalom, super giant slalom, and combined) emphasize turning and technique, downhill emphasizes "the six components of technique, courage, speed, risk, physical condition and judgement", according to the FIS "International Ski Competition Rules (ICR)". ...
Description: Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is the pastime of sliding down snow-covered slopes on skis with fixed-heel bindings, unlike other types of skiing (cross-country, Telemark, or ski jumping), which use skis with free-heel bindings.
Description: Downhill skiing, ski race for speed on an adjusted downhill course that is marked by gates formed by paired poles, set at least 8 meters (26 feet) apart, through which the racer must pass. Learn more about the history, rules, and equipment of the sport in this article.
Description: Skiing has an ancient history. The birth of modern downhill skiing is often dated to the 1850s when Norwegian legend Sondre Norheim popularised skis with curved sides, bindings with stiff heel bands made of willow, as well as the Telemark and Christiania (slalom) turns.
Description: See what it takes to conquer famous downhill race course with a detailed look at every feature of the run. ... With the best snow action sports clips on YouTube and original series, from skiing to ...
Description: Daily Report - Highlights of Downhill event of the Men's Super Combined from the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Subscribe ...
Description: Downhill Skiing. Ski 4 Major Resorts Superior Powder. Ironwood has 4 major ski resorts within 10 miles. Find where you want to ski, or ski it all! From Big Powderhorn, Blackjack and Indianhead, and Whitecap Mountains. People ski here for the powder, the seclusion, and the friendly people.
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Description: But while downhill skiing offers a number of health benefits, the risks can’t be discounted. Take on trails or terrain that exceed your abilities, and you expose yourself to serious injury ...
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