cross-country skiing

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

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Chris, who has light and dark perception but over only a very limited distance, said: "I've been downhill skiing in Italy, and cross-country skiing in Norway - called lanlauf - and it's the best.
The equipment and skills needed for cross-country skiing are different from those needed for downhill skiing.
The workout is excellent and experts agree that cross-country skiing is among the most aerobically complete activities due to the high level of involvement and intensity of the upper body muscles, as well as the lower body.
The expedition phase included an extensive cross-country skiing trip.
It is a 12-minute gondola ride to the Mountain Village ski facilities, and is also a center for cross-country skiing, summer golf, fly fishing, and hiking and biking in the nearby 3,000-acre San Juan National Forest.
HOLDEN -- The Holden Recreation Department will offer cross-country skiing classes beginning Jan.
Cross-country skiing pioneer Klindt Vielbig of Portland is the recipient of the 2008 Doug Newman Memorial Award, which honors significant contributions to non-motorized trail development in Oregon.
Eurosport's fine coverage of the women's 10km cross-country skiing should create the right kind of mood for this exercise.
SEEFELD, Austria, October 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 200 cross-country skiing areas are scrutinised every year by the stringent ADAC ski-atlas jury.
Been out cross-country skiing with a rifle slung over your shoulder?
Nearly 1,000 athletes from 36 countries will compete in downhill and cross-country skiing and hockey.
Another bonus at Beaver Creek is the Strawberry Park Express, which zips you up to 9,820-foot-high McCoy Park-- access point for 32 kilometers (about 20 miles) of scenic trails maintained for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Nancy and John Schlosser, former owners of the Norsk cross-country ski center in New London, winner of the Al Merrill Award for their contribution to the sport of cross-country skiing in New Hampshire.
K2-equipped medal-winning athletes competed in five event categories in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games including alpine skiing, nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and speed skating.
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