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Olympic Nordic skiing

Ice Skating Institute of America.

Olympic Nordic skiing

by Ice Skating Institute of America.

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Published by Children"s Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cross-country skiing -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ski jumping -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Winter Olympics -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cross-country skiing.,
  • Ski jumping.,
  • Winter Olympics -- History.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the sport of Nordic skiing, its competitions made up of cross-country running and ski jumping, and highlights of Olympic games featuring these competitions.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby the staff of the Ice Skating Institute of America in cooperation with the United States Olympic Committee.
    ContributionsUnited States Olympic Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV854.89 .I26 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4414785M
    ISBN 100516025554
    LC Control Number79018626

      Biathlon today is a standard cross-country ski race with periodic interruptions in which the athletes pull acaliber rifle off their backs, point it at a .   It combines cross-country skiing with ski jumping and requires significant stamina and technical skill. Judging the three nordic combined events is a bit tricky.

      Meet the Olympic superstars and some of Norway's biggest celebrities. Cross-country skiing is without doubt the national sport of Norway. Many partake simply for recreation, but those who compete at a national or international level are some of . Snowshoes, downhill and cross-country skis are available to rent from the Hurricane Ridge Rental Shop within the Visitor Center. Hurricane Ridge Ski & Snowboard Area. In the heart of Olympic National Park is Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Area. At almost a mile high, Hurricane Ridge offers spectacular winter recreation and activities on the.

    ***Cross Country Skiing will be available again in winter / Are you visiting in the summer months? Check out our summer activities!***. Whether it is your first time or you are an avid skier, get inspired by Whistler Olympic Park's history as the Nordic Olympic venue and the beautiful mountain and valley views, and strap on cross-country skis!   Park City Nordic Ski Club (PCNSC) encompasses all things Nordic. The club offers programs in the areas of cross country skiing and Nordic ski jumping for all ages and abilities. PCNSC was named USSA Club of the Year in .


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