downhill skiing

downhill skiing
noun

English-Icelandic dictionary. 2013.

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  • downhill skiing — downhill skier. the sport of skiing down a slope, usually making turns and various maneuvers. Cf. cross country skiing …   Useful english dictionary

  • downhill skiing — катание на горных лыжах she is a crack at skiing она отличная лыжница …   English-Russian travelling dictionary

  • Alexander Ivanov (downhill skiing) — Alexander Ivanov (born June 26, 1991 in Moscow, Russia) is an amateur freestyle, and racing downhill skier. He began skiing at the age of two and began competing with the US ski team since 2003. He has received many contract sponsorships from… …   Wikipedia

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  • Downhill (disambiguation) — Downhill may refer to: Down a hill Downhill skiing (and other sports) Downhill cycling Downhill (film), a 1927 film by Alfred Hitchcock Downhill, County Londonderry, a village in Northern Ireland Downhill House, a ruined mansion in Northern… …   Wikipedia

  • downhill — 1590s (n.); 1650s (adv.), 1727 (adj.), from DOWN (Cf. down) (adv.) + HILL (Cf. hill). Meaning “a downhill skiing race” is from 1960 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Skiing — This article is about snow skiing. For water skiing, see water skiing. For other related articles, see ski (disambiguation). Alpine skier carving a turn Skiing is a recreational activity using skis as equipment for traveling over snow. Skis are… …   Wikipedia

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