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Synonyms for downhill

the downward slope of a hill

a ski race down a trail

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sloping down rather steeply

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An honest answer, and one the new Olympic downhill champion seemed to take to heart.
An emotional day all around because this is probably my last Olympic downhill,' Vonn said.
JEONGSEON, South Korea -- Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women's downhill at the Pyeongchang Games.
I've tried not to think about it as being my last Olympic downhill.
Its easiness makes it difficult to be fast, that'll make the downhill interesting," says Switzerland's defending world champion Beat Feuz.
Downhills was to become nationally prominent, even notorious, as a major test of the relationship between the Secretary State and parental choice, local communities, central and local government and those for and against academisation.
Aksel Lund Svindal brushed aside painful memories of Beaver Creek to win a men's downhill, a year almost to the day after a crash nearly ruined his career on the same piste.
Ski team struggling to get rolling at the Turin Winter Olympics suffered a new setback on Monday when Lindsey Kildow, a gold medal threat in the women's downhill, suffered a bad fall in a Monday practice run.
I'll go to Italy with some of the younger Great Britain team and ski some downhill.
The downhill recovery intervals allow your cardiovascular system to recover and clear the lactic acid that accumulates during the intense climbs, but you must beware of the potential for the eccentric demands of the downhill segments to cause injury due to increased impact.
Bad weather blighted the showpiece event of the Winter Olympics yesterday when heavy snow forced postponement of the men's downhill.
CORTINA DAMPEZZO, Italy The Olympic downhill is little more than a month away and Lindsey Vonn is finally ready to start attacking at 100 percent again.
SKIING: A terrifying crash on the dangerous Streif course in Kitsbuehel, Austria, might have ended the career of Patrick Ortlieb of Austria, the former Olympic and world downhill champion.
SKIING: Italian Kristian Ghedina won the second of consecutive World Cup downhills at Val Gardena, Italy, ending the two-race winning streak of Norwegian Lasse Kjus and extending the winless string of the Austrians.
Their best wasn't good enough Sunday, as the heralded Bode Miller and Daron Rahlves finished without medals in the glamour downhill event.