cross-country skiing

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

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Cross Country Skiing (Level 2): Gain more confidence in developing control on hills and get ready to tackle backcountry skiing.
If you're wondering how fit or coordinated you need to be to attempt cross country skiing, the Cross Country Ski Areas Association says that, "If you can walk, you can start xcs." Here are a few words of advice.
WHEN TO GO: Cross country skiing in the Goms Valley is available between mid-December and the end of March.
Five-kilometer winner Svetlana Malahova-Shishkina anchored Kazakstan to a comfortable victory in the women's 4x5-km relay Thursday as the country came within one race of a clean sweep of gold medals in Winter Asian Games cross country skiing.
About three quarters of the book describes cross country skiing, telemarking, or snowshoeing.
Swimming and boating can be found just minutes away at the many pristine beaches and marinas along the celebrated Jersey Shore, while fishing, hiking, ice skating and cross country skiing are available in the Township's 588-acre Shark River Park.
[ClickPress, Fri Apr 26 2019] Cross country skiing has morphed into an intoxicating sport owing to the technical and physical skills involved in the sport.
1pm Cross Country Skiing World Cup, Davos (Eurosport2)
Meanwhile, Emma Burr Nyberg, a sophomore, has made the transition from alpine skiing to cross country skiing. Senior Molly Porcher, another running star in the fall, is the Chieftains' top skier, while sophomore Julie Anne Entwistle, also a cross country runner, rounds out the team's top five.
There is a multitude of low-impact aerobic activities you may try: bicycling, swimming, rowing and cross country skiing come to mind.
There is also a ski resort facility with snow-making capability, and tows and lifts for downhill and cross country skiing.
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