Alpine Skiing In Mexico

The History of Alpine Skiing

Alpine skiing started in the early 1900's. The first ever alpine skiing competition was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

How Alpine Skiing is played

 Athletes combine speed and agility while racing down slopes at speeds of around 100km/h. There are five different downhill slopes the players need to go down.

Tournament Rules,Gear and Regulations

In tournaments there must be at most of 17 skiers. Each contestant should own the following gear, boots, helmets, gloves, skis,  poles, suit, bindings, and goggles.

Time Length

Each game of Alpine Skiing is about 2 hours long or shorter. Women's games are usually 1 hour longer than Men's games.

How to win a game of Alpine Skiing

To score points in a round of Alpine Skiing, you have to knock down poles that stick out from the ground.

Length and width of the playing field

Size of the playing field of Alpine skiing varies on the height and width of the mountain.

Techniques and Strategies of Alpine Skiing

-Open Stance=This move improves their lateral stability, making it easier to create a higher edge angle.

-The Tuck=Ski racers sometimes use a position called the "tuck," which is an aerodynamic position that minimizes the slowing effects of wind drag.

Disciplines of Alpine Skiing

In the sport of alpine skiing there are no known penalties.

Leagues of Alpine Skiing

Alpine Skiing is played in little leagues with kids and in the Olympics as a professional

 Changes of Alpine Skiing

Skiing changed its from a method of transportation into a sporting activity during the late 19th century. Men’s and women’s alpine skiing both debuted on the Olympic programme in 1936 at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The only event that year was a combined competition of both downhill and slalom. In 1948, this was held along with separate downhill and slalom races. Four years later the giant slalom was added and in 1988 the super giant slalom became a fourth separate event.

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