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THREE ALPINE SKIING EVENTS
COUNTRY SKIING
CHAMONIX
SKI JUMPING
CROSS-COUNTRY
NORDIC SKIING
ALPINE SKIING DISCIPLINE
ALPINE SKIING WORLD CUP
GOLF
PODCASTS
HIKING
DISABILITIES
COURSE
BEGINNER
FOUR MEDALS
BRONZE
COMPLETE LIST
CYCLING
ALPINE SNOWBOARDING
COMPETING
DOWNHILL SKIING
AMERICANS
FIRST AMERICAN
RECREATIONAL
POPULARITY
SKELETON
POLES
SUPER COMBINED
SUPER
PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES
WINNING
MORITZ
SWITZERLAND
BARRED
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
SILVER MEDALS
SILVER MEDAL
OSLO
NORWAY
SILVER
TURIN
ORGANIZERS
VANCOUVER
FREESTYLE
GRENOBLE
ALPS
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Alpine Skiing"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is the sport of sliding down snow -covered hills on skis with fixed-heel bindings.
  2. Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long skis attached to each foot.
  3. Alpine skiing is an Olympic sport that is contested at the Winter Olympic Games.
  4. Alpine skiing is a rather popular pastime in ski resorts and other areas with available snow covered hills and mountains.
  5. Alpine skiing is a sport where size and strength will do a lot for an athlete's results.

Three Alpine Skiing Events

  1. Men and women each have three alpine skiing events. (Web site)

Country Skiing

  1. Offers alpine skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowtubing, cross country skiing, and snowplay.
  2. Tracks for cross country skiing in winter and alpine skiing facilities within walking distance.
  3. A ski with little flex is better for hard-packed snow and Alpine skiing, while more flex is desirable for softer, deeper snow and most cross country skiing. (Web site)

Chamonix

  1. Chamonix hosted the event in 1937, and also the first Winter Olympics in 1924, but without alpine skiing. (Web site)
  2. Jean-Claude Killy became the second skier to win all three Alpine skiing events at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France. (Web site)

Ski Jumping

  1. Bibbia was also involved in other winter sports, including ski jumping, cross country skiing, and alpine skiing.

Cross-Country

  1. During winter, Valdres is an Eldorado for cross-country and alpine skiing.
  2. This center has suitable conditions for Alpine skiing, ski touring, cross-country and heli-skiing. (Web site)

Nordic Skiing

  1. A gifted skier, he won championships of Poland 24 times in various skiing disciplines, including Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing and ski jumping.
  2. The sport consists of many variations, each of which fits into one of the major categories of alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, or telemark skiing. (Web site)

Alpine Skiing Discipline

  1. Also know as super giant slalom, super-G is an alpine skiing discipline that combines the speed of downhill with the more precise turns of giant slalom.
  2. Downhill An alpine skiing discipline that involves the fewest turns and the highest speeds. (Web site)
  3. The U.S. won 11 of its 13 medals in the alpine skiing discipline.

Alpine Skiing World Cup

  1. In 1997 Poutiainen became world champion in the slalom as well being listed 3rd in the Super-G, and the same year fought in the Alpine skiing World Cup.
  2. He also won the Alpine skiing World Cup in slalom during the 2002 – 2003 season, and was fourth in the overall standings. (Web site)
  3. Stenmark has won more Alpine Skiing World Cup races than any other skier in history.

Golf

  1. Other programs include tennis, wrestling, cross country running, bowling, swimming & diving, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, golf, softball and baseball.

Podcasts

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Hiking

  1. Hiking, cross country & alpine skiing.

Disabilities

  1. The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center empowers people with disabilities to learn alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. (Web site)

Course

  1. The course is shorter than other Alpine Skiing events and includes more gates (55-75 gates on a men's course and 40-60 on a women's course).
  2. In 1967 the Alpine skiing World Cup was first staged, sponsored by a mineral water company and, of course, L'Equipe.

Beginner

  1. Special Olympics also offers Alpine skiing events for beginner and lower ability level athletes to train and compete in basic Alpine skiing skills. (Web site)
  2. There are a few techniques that you can employ in alpine skiing to make these skiing moves more natural for a beginner.

Four Medals

  1. Croatia's Janica Kostelić won four medals in alpine skiing, of which three gold. (Web site)

Bronze

  1. He and Jimmy Heuga (bronze in the same event) were the first American males to win Olympic medals in alpine skiing.
  2. Sweden's Anja Paerson recovered from Wednesday's most frightening crash to take the bronze for her record-tying sixth career Olympic medal in Alpine skiing. (Web site)

Complete List

  1. Category: Alpine skiing This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in alpine skiing from 1936 to 2006. (Web site)

Cycling

  1. A standout athlete in alpine skiing and cycling, Jones will look to continue her dominance on the slopes in Whistler, BC.

Alpine Snowboarding

  1. Also, alpine snowboarding is easier to learn than alpine skiing.

Competing

  1. Another Norwegian, Birger Ruud attempted a rare double, competing in both ski jumping and alpine skiing. (Web site)

Downhill Skiing

  1. Alpine skiing, also otherwise known as downhill skiing, is a high speed sport where skiers reach intense speeds greater than 130 kilometres an hour.
  2. Alpine skiing, also known as downhill skiing, originated from cross country skiing and became its own sport when the chairlift was introduced.

Americans

  1. And that was not the Miller who stood in the snow after breaking the ice for Americans in Alpine skiing.
  2. Mancuso's medal was the second for the Americans in Alpine skiing, both gold. (Web site)
  3. Heuga became one of the first two Americans -- along with teammate Billy Kidd -- to win an Olympic medal in Alpine skiing.

First American

  1. In 2005, he became the first American in 22 years to win the overall alpine skiing World Cup title, since Phil Mahre and Tamara McKinney in 1983.

Recreational

  1. Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow -covered hills with long skis attached to each foot.

Popularity

  1. Alpine skiing has gradually increased in popularity in Norway, though it is by no means as universal as cross-country skiing. (Web site)
  2. Alpine skiing grew in popularity in the 20th century with the advent of ski lifts.

Skeleton

  1. Alpine skiing and all of the sledding events (bobsleigh, luge, skeleton) are identical: shut up and drive. (Web site)
  2. All alpine skiing events will be held on Whistler Mountain (Creekside) and sliding events (bobsleigh, luge and skeleton) will be held on Blackcomb Mountain.

Poles

  1. Nordic ski poles (used for cross-country skiing) are longer than poles used for alpine skiing. (Web site)
  2. Poles or outriggers: Skiers in Alpine Skiing events use poles for propulsion and balance.

Super Combined

  1. A total of ten alpine skiing events will be held including mens and womens downhill, Super-G, Giant Slalom, Slalom, and Super Combined. (Web site)

Super

  1. The Alpine skiing portion of the 2010 Paralympics will feature downhill, super g, giant slalom, slalom and the super combined.
  2. In Alpine Skiing (commonly referred to as "downhill skiing"), there are currently five events: Slalom Giant slalom (GS) Super G Downhill Combined.

Paralympic Winter Games

  1. Alpine skiing events have been a part of the Paralympic winter games since 1976.

Winning

  1. Of course, there is crossover, such as the US winning eight medals in alpine skiing. (Web site)
  2. He began by winning the giant slalom by 6.2 seconds, the largest margin of victory in the history of Olympic Alpine skiing.
  3. In the Olympic Alpine Skiing events the German ladies team came away with three golds, winning the discipline medals ranking. (Web site)

Moritz

  1. St. Moritz previously hosted the world championships in 1974, as well as the 1948 Winter Olympics and the 1928 Winter Olympics (no alpine skiing). (Web site)

Switzerland

  1. At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, the six alpine skiing events were held from Monday, February 2 to Thursday February 5, 1948. (Web site)
  2. Didier Cuche of Switzerland clears a gate during the first run of the men's Giant Slalom race at the Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Are on Friday. (Web site)

Barred

  1. Alpine skiing made its Olympic debut in Germany, but skiing teachers were barred from entering, as they were considered to be professionals. (Web site)
  2. Alpine skiing events are held for the first time, but ski instructors are barred as being professionals. (Web site)

World Championships

  1. Julia Mancuso (USA) --- Award ceremony for the super-g at the alpine skiing world championships in Aare on February 6th, 2007.
  2. Stormy weather prevented the start of the Alpine Skiing World Championships in Are, Sweden, for the second day. (Web site)
  3. This was the first Winter Olympics which did not serve as World Championships for alpine skiing.

Silver Medals

  1. She won gold and silver medals in alpine skiing at the 1968 Grenoble Olympics and overall World Cup titles in 1967 and 1968.
  2. Sailer was the most successful athlete in the history of alpine skiing world championships, winning seven gold and one silver medals in 1956 and 1958.

Silver Medal

  1. Yugoslavia managed to win 1 silver medal through Jure Franko at the Alpine Skiing event.

Oslo

  1. At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, the six alpine skiing events were held from Thursday, February 14 to Wednesday, February 20, 1952. (Web site)
  2. The first alpine skiing competition, a primitive downhill, was held in the 1850s in Oslo. (Web site)

Norway

  1. Geilo has long traditions for winter sports and has gained a reputation for some of the best cross country and alpine skiing in Norway and Scandinavia.
  2. Télémark: Telemark is a mix of cross-country and alpine skiing that originated in Norway. (Web site)
  3. During the 1850s, the first competition on Alpine Skiing was held at Oslo, Norway. (Web site)

Silver

  1. Finn Tanja Poutiainen, earns the first medal in alpine skiing for her country when she takes silver in the Giant Slalom. (Web site)
  2. Silver: Nancy Greene, alpine skiing, women’s slalom.
  3. Her silver in the downhill marked the first time the U.S. has captured the top two spots in alpine skiing since 1984 (and 3rd time overall).

Turin

  1. Sestriere, located 100 km from Turin, was the site of alpine skiing events. (Web site)

Organizers

  1. Construction is underway in Sochi but organizers don't expect to hold the first test event, in Alpine skiing, until a year from now. (Web site)

Vancouver

  1. Before you begin watching the alpine skiing events at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, you'll want to know who the medal favorites are.
  2. Lindsey Vonn (alpine skiing) - No American athlete traveled to Vancouver with more hype than Lindsey Vonn.
  3. Vancouver will mark five Paralympic Games competitions for dual sport athlete (alpine skiing & cycling) Allison Jones and alpine skier Monte Meier. (Web site)

Freestyle

  1. In addition to racing and freestyle, other types of alpine skiing competitions exist.
  2. Broadly speaking, competitive alpine skiing is broken up into two disciplines: Freestyle and Racing.

Grenoble

  1. Alpine skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held near Grenoble, France.
  2. The brash 24-year-old dazzled the world at the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble, France, by winning gold medals in all three Alpine skiing events. (Web site)

Alps

  1. Both cross country and alpine skiing are popular sports in the winter, and the largest areas, Trysil or Hemsedal for example, compete well with the Alps. (Web site)
  2. Marketed as "the cradle of Alpine skiing", one of the first ski clubs in the Alps was established here in 1901.

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