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.
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.
The positions “Nordic skiing” and “cross-country skiing” are often used interchangeably. In the broader intellect, cross-country skiing is a disparity of Nordic skiing, and Nordic skiing covers a number of other corrections too.
No, nordic skiing is same as cross-country skiing.
skiing on basically flat terrain
for different types of skiing such as racing or cross country or ski jumping etc.