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downhill skiing

the sport of skiing down a slope, usually making turns and various maneuvers.
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downhill skier, noun Unabridged
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  • He also popularized the zigzag maneuver that became the basis of downhill skiing.
  • Riders can use poles in a motion similar to either cross-country or downhill skiing, depending on terrain.
  • Also great for kids are the on-site downhill skiing and abundant recreational facilities.
  • Nearly all downhill skiing champions learned the sport between ages two and four.
  • The innovations opened the door for a more controlled form of downhill skiing than the miners' daredevil plunging.
  • Skate-skiing was more challenging than it looks-different from both cross-country and downhill skiing.
  • The region is generally flat, but some large hills provide enough elevation for downhill skiing.
  • In the winter, snowmobiling, cross-country and downhill skiing are popular.
  • During the winter months there is ice skating, downhill skiing, and challenging cross-country trails.
  • The area is also a popular destination for hunting, fishing, and downhill skiing.

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