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Norway or Scandinavia came up with cross-country skiing. The Vikings used it to get to various places. The French later took their idea and put alpine bindings on the skis.

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


What is Olympic cross-country skiing?

Olympic cross-country skiing is many people racing to see who can get to the finish line faster by cross-country skiing, or skiing on flat land.


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