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Yes, it's safe. In fact, when children learn skiing they start without any poles.

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What are the poles called in downhill skiing?

Poles!


What types of skiing is there?

There is freestyle, where you do tricks off jumps and rails. There is slalom, where you race between two sets of poles. Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, where you just go skiing for the fun of it. Cross country skiing, in which you push yourself forward on mostly flat terrain using your poles and skiis. Well, there's some!


Why are downhill ski poles bent?

According to Wikipedia: Some racers in the high speed skiing disciplines (Giant Slalom, Super Giant Slalom, downhill, speed skiing) use curved poles that are bent to shape around their bodies while they are in a tuck position, in order to minimize air drag.


How is cross-country skiing different from down hill skiing?

Quite a bit is different. The gear is different, the skis are straight, as opposed to downhill skis being curved (the curve makes it easier to turn on a downhill slope), the boots in cross country are not stationary in the bindings, as downhill boots are, instead you can move the heels, and the poles used in cross country are longer. Also, the slopes are not nearly as steep as in downhill skiing.


What is the difference of ski racing and just skiing?

ski racing is when you hit poles and go on ice downhill. skiing is just having fun and just free sking. ppl!!!!!!!!!


How is agility used in downhill skiing?

The need for agility in downhill skiing is essential. The quick turning and adjusting in downhill skiing requires great agility.


How is downhill skiing judged?

Downhill skiing is not judged. Downhill is based purely on time, like NASCAR or track.


Why is downhill skiing the most expensive skiing?

Downhill skiing. Is the most expensive skiing because it requires polls it requires a tall mountain


What things do you need to go sking?

Skis, boots, poles, warm clothes, and (if you're going downhill skiing) money to get into the ski resort. You can go cross-country skiing in the city park.


What is the difference between cross country skiing and downhill skiing?

Downhill skiing won't make you die of heart failure.


You are looking for a word where skiing begins with down?

'downhill'While it may seem obvious that all skiing would be downhill, nevertheless there is a sporting race in skiing that is specifically called 'downhill' skiing, or the 'downhill' event. This race has very few turns, as opposed to the skiing 'slalom' event, which is also downhill, but has a zigzag course with many turns.


Where would you most likely go spend your holiday downhill skiing Missouri Colorado Texas?

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What is another name for Alpine skiing?

downhill skiing


What is a turning pole?

The turning pole is one of the poles on the gates used in downhill skiing. The turning pole is the name for the inside pole that the skier skis around.


What is faster running downhill or skiing downhill?

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Is nordic downhill skiing?

No, nordic skiing is same as cross-country skiing.


Is alpine skiing the same as downhill skiing?

Yes it absolutely is!


Does the start matter in downhill skiing?

Everything matters in downhill skiing. When the winner is determined by hundredths of a second, getting everything perfect matters.


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 are three types of skiing you could participate in?

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

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How do you play super combined?

Super Combined is downhill skiing then slalom skiing.


What of the following statements about skiing is not true?

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Is cross country skiing downhill?

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What is the most popular country for skiing?

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