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Skiing trivia

Lisa Haselton

Skiing trivia

by Lisa Haselton

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Published by Quinlan Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skis and skiing -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lisa Haselton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV854.3 .H37 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2555971M
    ISBN 100933341180
    LC Control Number85062494
    OCLC/WorldCa15631155

    Skiing Trivia - How Well Versed Are You on Winter Sports? News. Tom Horrocks. Friday, 26 June Hits. Test your trivia talent. Questions apply to North American areas unless otherwise noted. Check the answers at the bottom to see how you did. No peeking. Free-heeled downhill skiing. Skiing's equivalent of golf's 'nineteenth hole.' A bright and sunny ski day. Bump formed on a ski slope from many skiers turning in the same place. Equipment allowing a skier's heel to be free for climbing, but can be locked down for descending. A crash where the skier's equipment ends up strewn across the slope.

    Skiing can be a means of transport, a recreational activity or a competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.. The word ski comes from the Old Norse word “skíð” which means stick of wood or ski.. After the last ice age, Stone Age hunters began strapping long pieces of wood to their feet to travel farther and faster over snow in pursuit of the game that. The Story of Modern Skiing Paperback Book, Signed by the Late John Fry The ultimate history of skiing from a renowned insider. This is the definitive history of the sport that has exhilarated and infatuated about 30 million Americans and Canadians over the course of the last 50 years. Personally signed by my friend John Fry! This is a paperback.

      Fun Facts about Skiing. , cherran, Leave a comment. Both skiing and snowboarding are closely related sports and involve great physical skills and challenges to overcome. However, it continues to be extremely popular in the category of high-energy sports and over time and practise one can really master the skill. Interesting overview of ski techniques and methodology, with a strong focus on racing/carving. As somebody who has no formal training beyond the first introductory ski lesson, I found some of the exercises to be useful and a decent amount of the advice to be actionable (e.g., focus on weighting the outside ski in a turn, keep the upper body quiet, use blocking pole pants to minimize torque on /5(6).


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