DISCOVER THE SKIING GLOSSARY

Skiing was born in countries where snow provided a means of transport in winter, especially the Nordic countries.Then in mountainous regions like the Alps in France, it developed widely, especially from the 1950s, as a sport and leisure activity.

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a
ADRET
ALL MOUNTAIN
ALTITUDE
ANGLE
ANGLE
ANTICIPATION
APRES-SKI
AVALANCHE
ARVA
ARTIFICIAL SNOW
AIR BAG BACKPACK
ALL MOUNTAIN SKI
ALPINE SKI
b
BACK COUNTRY
BACKCOUNTRY FREESTYLE
BOOSTERS
BRUSH
BOOTS
BUCKLES
BINDING
BINDING
BENDING
BLUE SLOPE
BLACK SLOPE
BOOST
BACKPACK
c
CAMBER
CANTING
CARVING
CUFF
COMBE
COMBINED
CONVERGENCE
CORE
CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING
CABLE CAR
CHAIRLIFT
CARVE TURN
d
DOWNHILL
DOWNHILL
DIVERGENCE
DECO
DEPLOYMENT
DRAG LIFT
e
EXTENSION
EDGE FAULT
f
FLOATING
FAT
FLEXION
FLIP
FREERIDE
FREESTYLE
g
GRIP
GOGGLES WIPE
GLOVES
GRAB
GAITERS
GOGGLES
GREEN SLOPE
GIANT SLALOM
h
HELMET
HOP TURNS
HALF-PIPE
HANDLE
i
ICE AXE
INSOLES
l
LINER
m
MICROMETRIC BUCKLES
MOGULS
MONCHU
MITTENS
n
NATURAL STOP
NATURAL SNOW
o
OFF-PISTE SKI
p
POLE SUPPORT
POLES
PUTTING ON
POWDER, POW POW
PROBE
POWER STRAPS
r
RATCHET
RED SLOPE
RADIUS
RIDER
ROCKER
s
SHARPENING
SNOW GUN
STEEL EDGES
SIDEWALL
SNOWPLOUGH
SHELL
SNOW GROOMER
SKI AREA
SKIDDING
SKI BOOT FLEX
SKI FLEX
SKI PASS
SKI STOP
SNOW SKIRT
SLATS
SIDECUT
SLEEVE CUFF
SNOW COVER
SHOVEL
SKI PASS POCKET
SCRAPER
SKI POLE BASKET
SHELL
SALOPETTES
SANDWICH
SKI JUMPING
SCHUSS
SKI BOOT SOLE
SKI BASE
SHAPE
SLALOM
SLOPESTYLE
SLUSH
SNOWPARK
SPOILER
SUPER G
SWITCH (OR FAKIE)
SAFETY
t
TOE CAP
TOE PIECE
TONGUE
TO CARVE
TRIGGERING A TURN
TONGUE
TIP
THE SPOT
TAIL
TAIL PIECE
TRAPPED SNOW
TRICKS
TELESCOPIC
u
UPHILL
w
WRIST STRAP
WAX
WAXING
WHITE DAY
WAIST

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