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Is Alpine downhill skiing the same as skiing?

Yes however in alpine skiing you tend to be in the Alps and no uphill cross country skiing is involved


What is another name for Alpine skiing?

downhill skiing


Who were the winners in men's downhill alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics?

Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway won the gold medal in men's downhill alpine skiing. Kjetil Jansrud of Norway won the silver medal in men's downhill alpine skiing. Beat Feuz of Switzerland won the bronze medal in men's downhill alpine skiing.


What does alpine mean?

"Alpine" means of, relating to or inhabiting mountains, or, with regard to skiing, the branches of skiing incorporating slalom and downhill - in comparison with Nordic skiing.


Who won the silver medal in men's downhill alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics?

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway won the silver medal in men's downhill alpine skiing.


Who won the bronze medal in men's downhill alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics?

Beat Feuz of Switzerland won the bronze medal in men's downhill alpine skiing.


Which type of skiing includes events such as the downhill and the super G?

Alpine Skiing


What is downhill skiing?

Downhill or Alpine skiing, is a sport in which you ride a chair lift up a mountain and put two planks on your feet. You then slide down on your "skis". There are different kinds of alpine skiing including: freestyle skiing (doing tricks) alpine racing (skiing as fast as you can around gates), and just going out to have fun!


Who won the gold medal in men's downhill alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics?

Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway won the gold medal in men's downhill alpine skiing.


Which is the lorgest and fastest of the alpine events?

The fastest and longest of the alpine events is downhill skiing.


Is freestyle skiing alpine skiing?

It can be. Alpine skiing means downhill skiing while nordic skiing is cross-country skiing. Freestyle is part of alpine, but instead of just going down the mountain freestyle is specifially jumps, grinds tricks etc.


What year did Diane Gordon Lenox compete for the slalom and downhill alpine skiing events?

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Who won the silver medal in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

The winner of the silver medal in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is Christof Innerhofer.


Who is downhill world champ?

John Kucera (Canada) is the current FIS Alpine Skiing Downhill World Champion (2009) and Lindsey Vonn (USA) is currently the Women's FIS Alpine Skiing Downhill World Champion.


Which country won the silver medal in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

The country that won the silver medal in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is Italy.


Who won the gold medal in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

Matthias Mayer is the winner of the gold medal in the Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing event in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.


Who won the bronze medal in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

The bronze medal for the Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing event in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics goes to Kjetil Jansrud.


Who won the bronze medal in Women's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

The winner of the bronze medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics for the Women's Downhill Alpine Skiing event is Lara Gut.


What exactly is downhill skiing?

Downhill is an alpine skiing discipline. The Downhill discipline involves the highest speeds and therefore the greatest risks of all the alpine events. Racers on a typical international-level course exceed speeds of 130 hm/h (81 mph).


Which country won the gold medal in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

The country that has received a gold medal for the Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing event in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is Austria.


Where can someone go alpine skiing?

One can go alpine skiing anywhere with a steep downhill slope such as the mountains in Denver, Colorado or Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs. Alpine Skiing can pretty much be done anywhere with a steep hill.


What is the difference betwn alpine and downhill skiing?

This is gonna be a little confusing... There are 4 events in what is called alpine or downhill ski racing Downhill Super-G GS Slalom So, alpine refers to skiing in general, whereas downhill can be used to refer to all skiing or only one event. Hope this helps :)


What is nordic sking?

"Nordic" is another name for cross-country skiing. The equivalent name for downhill skiing is "Alpine."


Which is the fastest skiing event in the winter Olympics?

The fastest is downhill skiing (or Alpine skiing), where the racers can exceed 100 KPH (60 MPH).


Who were the winners in Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

The three winners (gold, silver, and bronze) of the Men's Downhill Alpine Skiing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are Matthias Mayer, Christof Innerhofer, and Kjetil Jansrud.