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.
People invented skiing as a means of transport between the mountains.
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.
Skis were first invented in Norway.
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.
It is said that in Norway, a 4500 to 5000 year old rock drawings of a man skiing while holding a stick was found. The earliest people who ski are from the distant ancestor of Sami people in Sweden or Norway.
Skiing was invented because some people were having trouble going trough the snow, so they used animal bones that they hunted down.
Skiing was invented and first played at Norway.
Water skiing was invented in the early 1900s.
There are several types of skiing and one of them is cross-country skiing.
Yes and no. Everyone says that skiing was invented before snowboarding but painting in Norway show people riding on planks of colorful wood.
Back country skiing is where one hikes to the crest of a hill, and alpines down. A type of skiing similar to back country skiing is telemark skiing. Back country skiing has no synonyms.
Cross-country skiing is also called as nordic skiing.