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Which community the word "ski" itself is one of a handful of words Norway has exported?

International Community
Indian Community
Sweden Community
Norway Community


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From where the word "ski" comes from ?

the Old Norse word "skio"
the Greek word "skio"
the Latin word "skio"
the word "skiee"


The work "ski" comes from the Old Norse word "skíð" which means split piece of wood or firewood.

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How many type of Skiing exists ?

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Alpine ski is also known by ___________.

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up hill
hill
down hill
heavy hill


Also called downhill skiing, typically, it takes place at a ski resort or dry slope.

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In Skiing, _________ injuries account for 33 percent of injuries.

Leg
Hand
Head
Knee


Knee injuries account for 33 percent of injuries. Most accidents are the result of user error leading to an isolated fall.

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The biathlon skiing is a competition made up of _________ events.

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The biathlon is a competition made up of two events — cross-country skiing and target shooting.

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After ___________, alpine skiing in the Olympics really took off as men and women competed in the downhill, the slalom, and the alpine combined.

World War I
World War II
Olympic 1932
Olympic 1936


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In 2006 in Torino, the U.S. earned ___________ in alpine: Ted Ligety in the men''s combined and Julia Mancuso in women''s giant slalom

one gold
two gold''s
one silver
two silvers


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Who won two gold medals at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano?

Austrian Hermann Maier
American Hermann Maier
African Hermann Maier
German Hermann Maier


Austrian Hermann Maier (the “Herminator”) not only won two gold medals at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano (who can forget his spectacular crash?), but he also was the 1998 World Cup champion. He''s been World Cup champ four times.

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How many type of Cross-country skiing exists ?

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Cross-country skiing has actually been an Olympic event since the first Winter Olympics took place in 1924. There were two races, one 15 kilometers and one 50 kilometers.

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