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Alpine skiing

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Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is the pastime of sliding down snow-covered slopes on skis with fixed-heel bindings, unlike other types of skiing (cross-country, Telemark, or ski jumping) which use skis with free-heel bindings. [1]

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Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing has been contested at every Winter Olympics since 1936, when a combined event was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

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Alpine skiing combined

Combined is an event in alpine ski racing.

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Backcountry skiing

Backcountry skiing (US), also called off-piste (Europe) or out-of-area, is skiing in the backcountry on unmarked or unpatrolled areas either inside or outside a ski resort's boundaries.

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Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers rely on their own locomotion to move across snow-covered terrain, rather than using ski lifts or other forms of assistance.

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Downhill (ski competition)

Downhill is a form of alpine skiing competition.

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Fall line (topography)

In mountain biking and skiing, a fall line refers to the line down a mountain or hill which is most directly downhill.

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FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of alpine skiing competitions, launched in 1966 by a group of ski racing friends and experts which included French journalist Serge Lang and the alpine ski team directors from France (Honore Bonnet) and the USA (Bob Beattie).

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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are organized by the International Ski Federation (FIS).

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Freestyle skiing

Freestyle skiing is a skiing discipline comprising aerials, moguls, cross, half-pipe and slopestyle as part of the Winter Olympics.

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Giant slalom

Giant slalom (GS) is an alpine skiing and alpine snowboarding discipline.

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Grass skiing

Grass skiing, skiing on grass, is a method for training for alpine skiing.

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A half-pipe is a structure used in gravity extreme sports such as snowboarding, skateboarding, skiing, freestyle BMX, skating and scooter riding.

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Heli-skiing is off-trail, downhill skiing or snowboarding reached by helicopter, instead of a ski lift.

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International Ski Federation

The Fédération Internationale de Ski (FIS; English: International Ski Federation) is the world's highest governing body for international winter sports.

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Mogul skiing

Mogul skiing is a freestyle skiing competition consisting of one timed run of free skiing on a steep, heavily moguled course, stressing technical turns, aerial maneuvers and speed.

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Para-alpine skiing

Paralympic alpine skiing is an adaptation of alpine skiing for athletes with a disability.

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A piste is a marked ski run or path down a mountain for snow skiing, snowboarding, or other mountain sports.

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Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time.

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A restaurant, or an eatery, is a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money.

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A ski is a narrow strip of semi-rigid material worn underfoot to glide over snow.

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Ski binding

A ski binding is a device that connects a ski boot to the ski.

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Ski cross

Ski cross is a type of skiing competition.

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Ski jumping

Ski jumping is a winter sport in which competitors aim to achieve the longest jump after descending from a specially designed ramp on their skis.

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Ski lift

A ski lift is a mechanism for transporting skiers up a hill.

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Ski patrol

Ski patrols are organizations that provide medical, rescue, and hazard prevention services to the injured in ski area boundaries, or sometimes beyond into backcountry settings.

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Ski resort

A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports.

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Skiboarding is a winter sport which combines elements of skating, snowboarding, and skiing.

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Skiing can be a means of transport, a recreational activity or a competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.

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Slalom skiing

Slalom is an alpine skiing and alpine snowboarding discipline, involving skiing between poles or gates.

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Snow refers to forms of ice crystals that precipitate from the atmosphere (usually from clouds) and undergo changes on the Earth's surface.

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Snow grooming

Snow grooming is the process of manipulating snow for recreational uses with a tractor, snowmobile, piste caterpillar, truck or snowcat towing specialized equipment.

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Snowmaking is the production of snow by forcing water and pressurized air through a "snow gun," also known as a "snow cannon", on ski slopes.

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A snowmobile, also known as a motor sled, motor sledge, or snowmachine, is a motorized vehicle designed for winter travel and recreation on snow.

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Speed skiing

Speed skiing is the sport of skiing downhill in a straight line at as high a speed as possible, as timed over a fixed stretch of ski slope.

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Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

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Super giant slalom, or super-G, is a racing discipline of alpine skiing.

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Telemark skiing

Telemark skiing is a skiing technique that combines elements of Alpine and Nordic skiing.

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Types of snow

Types of snow can be designated by the shape of its flakes, description of how it is falling, and by how it collects on the ground.

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Winter Olympic Games

The Winter Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'hiver) is a major international sporting event held once every four years for sports practised on snow and ice.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpine_skiing

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