While cross-country (Nordic) and downhill (Alpine) skiing share the same name, there are noticeable differences to each discipline. What do they have in common besides their name, and exactly what are their differences? Read on for a full comparison of the two.
Since 1924, in one capacity or another, skiing has been on the Olympic Winter Games program. What started out as a minor competition has now evolved into six separate disciplines: alpine, cross country, ski jumping, Nordic combined, freestyle, and snowboarding. And although freestyle and snowboarding are relatively new to the sports world, they’re rising quickly in popularity. All of these events, however, require speed, endurance, skill, and determination.
Looking for a new ski adventure? Get your ski gear and get ready to head to Colorado and check out any of these towns: Jackson Hole The top United States ski resort has to go to Jackson Hole, thanks to its steep slopes, deep, powdery snow, excellent lift...
PyeongChang 2018 may be over, and the athletes have returned home, but if you want to squeeze in one last trip to the slopes, there’s still time before all the snow melts for the season.
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