Gwenyth McCaffrey

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In Wikipedia it says that  "Although modern skiing has evolved from beginnings in Scandinavia, it may have been practiced as early as 600 BC in what is now China. The word "ski" is one of a handful of words Norway has exported to the international community. It comes from the Old Norse word "skíð" which means "split piece of wood or firewood".

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There are a lot of ways to alpine ski such as Downhill, Slalom, Giant slalom, Super-G, and Super combined. 

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Many people can ski at the same time as others

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There are 1st, 2nd and 3rd places during skiing competition 

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Based on the website i used it says some useful strategies are to try to maintain the same speed, choose the right skies, getting the right boot size, and other interesting strategies are listed on the website    

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Skiers have equipment they use such as skies (obviously), ski boots, goggles, and winter clothes like ski pants and a winter jacket. 

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 Olympic Games 

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Skiing has changed in many ways. The skies have changed their shape, helmets are used, they use goggles instead of glasses, and many more things have changed. 


"About the Sport." Alpine Skiing. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2016.

"About the Sport." Alpine Skiing. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2016.

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