cross-country skiing

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the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)

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female cross country skier in history, winning back-to-back World Cup sprint titles and the U.
For the 16-year-old from Lindley is a top-class cross country skier preparing for a big international.
Nordic combined and cross country skier in the 1964 opening ceremony.
The University of Northern Michigan runner and cross country skier, visiting her father in the area, thought Thursday evening's COC summer series race would be an easy workout.
Cross country skier Bjorn Daehlie of Norway, winner of three gold medals and one silver at the 1998 Winter Olympics, finished second with 78 votes.
A 150 lb cross country skier burns an average of 572 calories per hour.
Postscript to TV coverage of the Winter Olympics and we swear we'll let it go: Norway cross country skier Bjorn Dahlie became the most decorated Winter Olympian in history, winning three golds and one silver to give him 12 medals in his career.
Its unique design will open up paddle boarding to those with poor balance, the older generation, cross country skiers, individuals who want even more from their paddle board workout, and anyone who thinks it's cool to cross country ski on water on a paddle board.
The Upper Peninsula Power Company, UPPCO, is warning snowmobilers, cross country skiers, snow bikers, ice fisherman, hikers and all recreational enthusiasts to use extreme caution as thin ice conditions may exist on or near the Boney Falls Reservoir on the Escanaba River.
Yet, as the years (and those inevitable extra pounds) pile up, such an uncertain method no longer will do: We now need to start our journey with the right equipment, so, on the advice of friends who are avid cross country skiers and snowshoers, we turned to the Rocky Mountain region--home of the real-deal heavy-duty trailers--and Crescent Moon, Boulder, Colo.
For example, higher levels of infection-fighting interferons were discovered in moderately trained cross country skiers in a 2001 study examined in the Jan/Feb Running & FitNews.
Clockwise from top, 904 cross country skiers make their way across the slopes near Samedan during the fourth women only Ski Marathon from Samedan to Schanf; nude women protesters spell out 'no war' on a football field in Sydney during an anti-war demonstration; images of Jupiter captured by a Nasa spacecraft on its way to Saturn were made public for the first time this week; members of Brazilian samba school Grande Rio dance on top of a float built in the shape of a locomotive in Rio de Janeiro's Sambodrome during the carnival; Zimbabwean fast pace bowler Henry Olonga's hair flies while training at Goodyear Park in Bloemfontein, South Africa
The Ohio to Erie Trail serves bicyclists, joggers, hikers, backpackers, in-line skaters, equestrians, cross country skiers, birdwatchers, history buffs and families out for a leisurely stroll.
they're for strippers and cross country skiers," Fox News quoted Palin, as saying.