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

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Is nordic downhill skiing?

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


Is cross country skiing downhill?

No.


What is croos country skiing?

Cross-country skiing is a sport of skiing over the countryside rather than on downhill runs.


What sport is cross country and downhill?

Skiing.


What is Telemark skiing?

It is a cross between Nordic (cross-country) and Alpine (downhill) skiing and involves doing free-heel turns that resemble a lunge maneuver.


Does downhill skiing increase cardiorespiratory endurance?

Some, but not as much as cross-country skiing


What is the most popular country for skiing?

It depends what type of skiing you want to do. There is cross county, helicopter skiing and downhill.


What are three types of skiing you could participate in?

Water skiing, Downhill skiing, cross country skiing, freestyle skiing, ski jumping, so on.


What is the types of skiing?

Downhill, cross country, slalom.


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 one type of skiing?

We have basically 2 different types of skiing: Downhill and cross-country.


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.


Which country is the best at skiing?

Downhill: Austria Cross-country: Norway


Which country is the best in skiing?

Cross-country: Norway Downhill: Austria


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.


What is nordic sking?

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


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.


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.


What sports are at the winter games?

Cross Country Skiing, Biathlon, Speed Skating, Long Jump, Slalom Skiing, Bobsled, Luge, Downhill skiing


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

The country that received the bronze medal for the Men's Downhill Aline Skiing event during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is Norway.


What place on Vancouver Island can you can go skiing?

The really coolest place there is Mount Washington where there is cross-country and downhill skiing.


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 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!


What does nordique combine mean in english?

"Nordic Combined" - an Olympic sport combining the events of downhill skiing and cross-country skiing