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yes. Going downhill, the gravity is pushing on your forcing you to go downwards.

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What are the forces involved in skiing?

Gravity and friction or lack of it. Gravity both starting and stopping your down hill trek. Trees. Trees are a force to be reckoned with.

How does friction and gravity affect snow skiing?

friction and gravity affect snow skiing because skiing uses sliding friction which rubs against the snow to make it slippery. friction also affects skiing because it allows you to go up hill. gravity keeps you down and able to go down a hill. gravity also affects skiing because it makes it harder to go uphill.

What force causes you to slow down when you are skiing down a hill?

This is called "friction"..

How does newtons second law affect skiing?

Newton's second law deals with mass and force as it relates to acceleration. Acceleration down the hill is the main part of skiing, which skiers can affect by changing their mass or the force they use to push themselves down the hill.

Would a rock rolling down a hill be magnetic force?

No. A rock rolls down a hill due to the force of gravity, also known as gravitic force.

What force helps pull soil down a hill in a mudslide?

The force is the mass of the soil times the acceleration down the hill due to gravity.

If you skateboard down and steep hill and back up In which location are you accelerating?

down the hill. the force of gravity pulls you down.

What force brings the roller coaster down the hill?


What force will stop the ball from rolling after comes down a hill?

Friction and gravity

A natural force that causes rocks to fall or roll down hill?


Which force causes a wagon to speed up as it rolls down a hill friction gravity mass normal?


Where does the kinetic energy come from when you roll down a hill without making any effort?

The energy is from the force of gravity pushing the object down the hill, without gravity the object would not fall. The object would remain in place until acted upon by an outside force.

How the law of friction affects down hill skiing?

if there is friction on the hill it will slow you down

What force starts a marble accelerating down a hill?

If nobody pushed it, then it had to be either gravity or the wind.

What cuases rock fall?

Rocks fall because of gravity. Gravity is the force that brings things back to earth. Rocks on a slope, mountain, hill, etc. fall or roll down the hill with gravity. Also, mudslides and other things can push rocks down.

What force allows you to walk up a hill withuot sliding back down?

Gravity in conjunction with friction.

What causes a Honda to slow down going up a hill?

The Honda slows down when going up a hill because a mighty force called gravity is pulling it down. Gravity pulls everything down, so the car needs lots of force to struggle against the strong pull. That time you need to step on the gas pad more harder, and this is what happens if you take a bus up a very steep hill.

What is crosscontry skiing?

*Cross country* skiing is where you are skiing on flat terrain. It's much more work than skiing down a hill.

When is momentum not useful?

when you are skiing down a hill and you want to slow down

Is a rock rolling down a hill a natural force?

It involves the forces of Gravity. It also involves Friction and Inertia.

What type of activity is down hill skiing?


Down-hill skiing aerobic or anaerobic?


What is skiing and what does it involve?

skiing is......... going down hill on snow using skies to guid you

When you are skiing down a hill how do you stop?

Turn you skis to dig into the snow and point them up hill.

When did down hill skiing start?

In the Alps in the 1880:s.