cross-country skiing

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

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Mum-of-five Kerry, 34, will compete at bobsleigh, the skeleton bob, speed-skating, slalom and crosscountry skiing.
It was Bjoergen's fourth Olympic gold medal and her eighth medal in total - and she needs four more to match the record tally set by her crosscountry skiing compatriot Bjorn Daehlie.
Pupils have played football and volleyball with Dutch students, learned crosscountry skiing in Finland and shared a trip to India with primary schools, including Aldermoor Farm.
As well as working full time, he manages to maintain an active social life, with hobbies including an interest in tall ships, hiking, dancing, fine dining and crosscountry skiing.
The biathlon is one of the toughest sporting events on the winter circuit and mixes rifle shooting with crosscountry skiing.
Because, in many ways, crosscountry skiing is a lot like life.
Besides producing footballers, Torsby has ski slopes in the winter, and a ski tunnel which gives you the chance of trying crosscountry skiing in the middle of summer.
Pedestrians took to crosscountry skiing in Washington DC with the president's place looking like a winter wonderland.
I played ice hockey before when I was younger, some crosscountry skiing.
I grew up crosscountry skiing from when I was old enough to walk and it's a fascinating event.
Which winter sport combines crosscountry skiing with small-bore rifle shooting?
AUSTRIA: Inntravel Inn-Active (01653 629039) has seven nights' half-board for crosscountry skiing, with tuition for a small group of similar standard.
She had been crosscountry skiing and at the time thought it was just bruising.
Menyoli was beaten in the unofficial African crosscountry skiing championship by Philip Boit of Kenya.
The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games feature world-class competition in alpine skiing, crosscountry skiing, figure skating and snowboarding.