The History of Skiing

Skiing is a sport that involves traveling over snow with the use of skis. The history of skiing is believed to go back at least eight millennia, all the way back to 6000 B.C. In the Xinjiang region of what is now China, there were wall paintings found that depicted the use of skis. These wall paintings are believed to be about 5,000 years old. Skiing as Transportation In [...]

2019-08-11T16:42:34+00:00February 28th, 2019|

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-country skiing involves skiers relying on their own locomotion in order to ski across snow-covered terrains.  For cross-country skiing, there are no ski lifts or other types of assistance used.  Cross-country skiing is both a recreational activity and a sport, as well as a means of transportation. Modern Cross-Country Skiing Modern cross-country skiing is very much like the original form of skiing.  To partake in cross-country skiing, skiers [...]

2019-08-11T16:44:37+00:00November 7th, 2018|