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Skiing was invented and first played at Norway.

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Who invented the skiing?

Pioneer Sondre Norheim, from Morgedal in Telemark, Norway has often been called the father of modern skiing for inventing the equipment and techniques that led to modern skiing as we see it today

What was the time when water skiing was invented?

Water skiing was invented in the early 1900s.

How did skiing get invented?

People invented skiing as a means of transport between the mountains.

Who invented alpine skiing?

I think skiing started in Scandinavia as a mode of transport. Sandre Norheim of Norway is known as the father of modern skiing and was considered one of the best skiers at jumping, parallel, and Telemark style turning during the 1800's. From there, skiing was brought to the Alps and the US. Skiing might have been invented separately in China, but I'm not sure about that. Alpine skiing came around in the Alps in the 1880:s.

Was skiing invented by Canadians?

No. Skiing is far older than Canada.

What is the name of the Norwegian who is known as the father of modern skiing?

Sondre Norheim is being called the father of modern skiing.

Were skis invented in Norway?

Yes, skiing was invented in Norway.

Who invented the first skis and why did they invent them?

The first dated skiing was at Norway, historian tell that Skiing in earlier times were means of transportation. Mailman use to skis in mountains to deliver mails.

When was freestyle skiing invented?


What sports has Norway invented?


When did freestyle skiing get invented?

in 2012

Who invented water skiing?

Ralph Samuelson

Where did skiing first origianate?

It was invented in Norway.

When was water skiing invented?


Why was skiing invented?

Skiing was invented because some people were having trouble going trough the snow, so they used animal bones that they hunted down.

Why is skiing called skiing?

Skiing was invented in Scandinavia where they used to speak Norse, the word skiing comes from the old Norse word skíð which translates as a stick of wood

What year was water skiing invented?

In 1922, when Ralph Samuelson of Minnesota first discovered water skiing.

Was skiing invented before snowboarding?

Yes and no. Everyone says that skiing was invented before snowboarding but painting in Norway show people riding on planks of colorful wood.

What has the author Otto Schniebs written?

Otto Schniebs has written: 'American skiing' -- subject(s): Skis and skiing 'Modern ski technique' -- subject(s): Skis and skiing 'Modern ski technique' -- subject(s): Skis and skiing

What is the the third ever sport to be invented?

adventure jet skiing.

How old was Ralph Samuelson when he invented water skiing?


What is the name of the Norwegian who is known as the father of modern skiing being responsible for Telemark skiing?


When was cross country skiing invented as a competitive sport?

It is not exactly clear when cross country skiing was invented as a competitive sport. It is accepted the first competitive races were held in Norway in 1879 and it has grown from there.

Who invented underarm deodorant?

Deodorant was around in ancient times but modern day deodorant was invented in 1888 by an inventor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Where was the modern trumpet invented?

The modern trumpet was invented in Germany.