What is a ski race?


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2010-03-30 13:30:52
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There are 4 main types of alpine ski racing: slalom, giant slalom, super giant slalom and downhill.

In the events you must ski around "gates" without missing a gate or you will get disqualified. You race against people in your age and gender and whoever make it down the course the fastest wins!


Is divided into classic and free (skate) categories or a combination of them. You ski a track which is a mix of uphill, downhill and flat parts ranging typically from a few to 50 kilometers. And as for alpine skiing, fastest to complete the course wins.

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In Alpine skiing there are 4 main types of ski racing, slalom, giant slalom, super giant slalom and downhill. In the events you must ski around "gates" without missing a gate or you will get disqualified. You race against people your age and gender and whoever make it down the course the fastest wins! In cross-country skiing there are two main types, free (skate) and classic style. You ski a prepared track typically between 2 and 50 kilometers long.

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You use ski wax in downhill ski racing right before a ski race. Ski wax can become expensive and it wears off quickly so it is really just used for race day. Plus, you end up scraping a bunch of it off before you even ski on it! Ski wax comes in different colors based on temperature. Swix ski wax is a well respected brand. The ski wax comes in small bars that looks like different colored soap. The color of the wax you use depends on the air temperature, snow consistency, and other weather conditions. Each ski wax brand should have a chart which you tell you which ski wax to use and when. It is important that you watch the weather to see what the temperature is going to be the day of the ski race. The ski wax bars come in temperature ranges. Sometimes you can mix different colors if the temperature is right on the border between two different temperature ranges. Or in some cases it may be colder in the morning and warmer in the afternoon. As far as colors is what they recommend for Swix wax: HF4 Green, -10

In the slalom, skiers navigate a course of marked turns.

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First you need to know that downhill skiing is also referred to as Alpine Skiing. Second you need to decide if you are a "serious" ski racer or a "recreational" ski racer. Don't know which category you fit into? Check out their descriptions below. Serious ski racers are generally Junior ski racers in elementary through college age. Serious ski racers go to ski practice daily and have ski races every week. They may also be on a high school ski team if it is available in their area. These ski racers invest in ski equipment including two to three pairs of skis, helmet, Giant Slalom Suit, ski poles with wrist guards, shin guards, and other ski racing gear and equipment. Ski racing equipment can be very expensive, but a serious ski racer skis so often that it is worth it. Serious ski racers are competitive and may strive to become a professional ski racer one day. Recreational ski racers are those skiers that ski once in awhile or just for fun a couple times a month or week. Recreational skiers may have their own equipment, but don't usually have a giant slalom suit and/or protective equipment. Serious ski racers will want to check out the United States Ski Association website at They having junior Alpine racing programs. These racing programs hold races at local ski areas every Saturday and Sunday. Typically you will have slalom races on Saturday and Giant Slalom races on Sunday. You take a 2 run race in the morning and another 2 run race in the afternoon. Recreational skiers will have fun in a Nastar race. Nastar races are usually set up as Giant Slalom and the courses are very easy to navigate. Check for a Nastar race at your local ski area.

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