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What is Alpine skiing?

Alpine skiing is a sport where you travel to a mountain that hassnow and you use specialised hard boots, called ski boots, whichattach to skis, long planks of wood, carbon or various othermaterials, by bindings. You slide down the snow covered hill onyour skis. If you want to learn how to ski, I wou (MORE)

What are alpine snow skis made of?

Wood and fiberglass are the most common for the core but you can also have carbon fiber, the edges are made of metal, modern day skis are carbon steel but older skis can have chrome type, such as those used in cutlery. Thetopsheet, graphics and bases are made out of various kinds of plastics.

What countries are in the Paralympics?

Nations participating in the 2008 Paralympics:. Argentina Australia Austria Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Canada China Croatia Cuba Estonia Denmark Finland France Germany Great Britain Greece Hong Kong, China Hungary Iraq Ireland Israel Italy K (MORE)

Who is the most successful country in the Paralympics?

The United States has won the most medal in the Paralympics. Top 10 countries who have won the most Paralympic events as of 2014(Medal total is for Winter and Summer Paralympics combined). United States: 2352 Germany: 1668 Great Britain: 1583 Canada: 1082 France: 1072 Australia: 1032 China: 794 Sp (MORE)

What is the main idea of alpine skiing?

the main idea of alpine skiing is to go down a hill staying in control and be the fastest down first. sometimes there are slaloms to go around. skiing is really fun by the way

Is alpine skiing a race?

If you are recreationally skiing, then no, it is not a race. It is a chance to have fun. Remember that staying in control and skiing safely is more important than going fast. However, there is a division of alpine skiing that focuses on racing.

What did skis improve in alpine skiing?

The carving shape coming from snowboarding to make more fluent turns so you can keep your speed quiet constant in a corner and are able to accelerate when coming out a turn.

Is freestyle skiing alpine skiing?

It can be. Alpine skiing means downhill skiing while nordic skiing is cross-country skiing. Freestyle is part of alpine, but instead of just going down the mountain freestyle is specifially jumps, grinds tricks etc.

Who were the winners in Women's Downhill Alpine skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Women's downhill (visually impaired) Gold medal: Henrieta Farkasova of Slovakia Guide: Natalia Subrtova Silver medal: Jade Etherington of Great Britain Guide: Caroline Powell Bronze medal: Aleksandra Frantceva of Russia Guide: Pavel Zabotin Women's downhill (standing) Gold medal: Marie Boche (MORE)

Who were the winners in Women's Super-G Alpine skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Women's Super-G (visually impaired) Gold medal: Kelly Gallagher of Great Britain Guide: Charlotte Evans Silver medal: Aleksandra Frantceva of Russia Guide: Pavel Zabotin Bronze medal: Jade Etherington of Great Britain Guide: Caroline Powell Women's downhill (standing) Gold medal: Marie Boche (MORE)

Who were the winners in Women's Giant Slalom Alpine skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Women's giant slalom (visually impaired) Gold medal: Henrieta Farkasova of Slovakia Guide: Natalia Subrtova Silver medal: Aleksandra Frantceva of Russia Guide: Pavel Zabotin Bronze medal: Jessica Gallagher of Australia Guide: Christian Geiger Women's giant slalom (sitting) Gold medal: Anna S (MORE)

Who were the winners in Women's Slalom Alpine skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Women's slalom (visually impaired) Gold medal: Aleksandra Frantceva of Russia Guide: Pavel Zabotin Silver medal: Jade Etherington of Great Britain Guide: Caroline Powell Bronze medal: Henrieta Farkasova of Slovakia Guide: Natalia Subrtova Women's slalom (sitting) Gold medal: Anna Schaffelhub (MORE)

Who were the winners in Women's Super Combined Alpine skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Women's super combined (visually impaired) Gold medal: Aleksandra Frantceva of Russia Guide: Pavel Zabotin Silver medal: Jade Etherington of Great Britain Guide: Caroline Powell Bronze medal: Danelle Umstead of the United States Guide: Robert Umstead Women's super combined (sitting) Gold med (MORE)

Who were the winners in Men's Super Combined Alpine skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Men's super combined (visually impaired) Gold medal: Valerii Redkozubov of Russia Guide: Evgeny Geroev Silver meda: Mark Bathum of the United States Guide: Cade Yamamoto Bronze medal: Gabriel Juan Gorce Yepes of Spain Guide: Josep Arnau Ferrer Ventura Men's super combined (sitting) Gold meda (MORE)

Who were the winners in women's 5 km cross country skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Women's 5 km (visually impaired) Gold medal: Elena Remizova of Russia Guide: Natalia Yakimova Silver medal: Mikhalina Lysova of Russia Guide: Alexey Ivanov Bronze medal: Iuliia Budaleeva of Russia Guide: Tatiana Maltseva Women's 5 km (sitting) Gold medal: Andrea Eskau of Germany Silver med (MORE)

Who were the winners in men's 10 km cross country skiing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics?

Men's 10 km (visually impaired) Gold medal: Brian McKeever of Canada Guide: Erik Carleton Silver medal: Stanislav Chokhlaev of Russia Guide: Maksim Pirogov Bronze medal: Thomas Clarion of France Guide: Julien Bourla Men's 10 km (sitting) Gold medal: Chris Klebl of Canada Silver medal: Maksym (MORE)