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What is a ski race?

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Alpine

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!

Cross-country

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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