DISCOVER CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING GLOSSARY

Born in the Nordic countries at the time of antiquity, cross-country skiing is the oldest ski discipline. Over time, practice, techniques and equipment have evolved. Do you talk cross-country skiing?

DISCOVER CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING GLOSSARY

Cross-country skiing is a sport that is for everyone, whatever their age and physical condition.
Today there are different techniques and disciplines, each with their own gear.
Discover the whole world of cross-country skiing with our glossary of technical terms.

#
1st LAYER
2nd LAYER
3rd LAYER
a
ALTERNATIVE
b
Biathlon
Bronze brush
BINDING
BASKET
Bottle holder
BREATHABILITY
BASE
c
CLASSIC
CAMBER
Cross-country skiers
CORK
CRUSTY SNOW
Cross-country skiing
CLASSIC STYLE
CLASSIC STYLE
Construction (of the ski)
CAMBER
Collar (skating boot)
d
DOUBLE POLE
Damp or wet snow
DIAGONAL STEP
DOUBLE POLE
e
EDGE
ENDORPHINS
f
Fish scale (base)
Friction
g
GLIDE WAX
GRIP WAX
GAUNTLET
GLOVES
Granulation
GLIDING STRIDE
GLIDE PHASE
GROOVES
glide zone
GRIP ZONE
h
HERRINGBONE
HANDLE
i
IMPETUS
INSULATING
k
Klister
KICK DOUBLE POLE
Kick wax
l
Loppet
n
NYLON BRUSH
No climb
NORDIC SKIING
o
Overboots
p
POLES
POWDER SNOW
PUSH PHASE
POLISHING
PUSH
r
Roller ski
s
SIDEWALL
SCRAPER
Sidecuts
Skating step
SCRAPE
SKATE
SKI TO WAX
SKI WITHOUT WAX
Structure
STRUCTURING
t
TRANSFORMED SNOW
TURNING STEP
TIP
TRACKER
Temperature
THERMAL
u
Underfoot wax zone
v
V1 (offset)
Vasaloppet
VO2
w
WRIST STRAP
WAX REMOVER
WAX

ARE YOU MISSING A DEFINITION AND YOUR GLOSSARY IS DEPOPULATED? TELL US IN THE COMMENTS AND WE'LL ADD THE MISSING WORD!