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People who lived in snow-covered lands. The exact person is probably not recorded.

But skiing has been around a long time. In Sweden, scientists found some skis that are 4,500 years old. There are also cave drawings that shows that skiing is older than that. Skiing wasn't something they did for fun. People used skis for getting around or hunting in the snow.

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