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Sports practiced on snow or ice.
Sport that consists of racing down an icy track on a two- or four-person bobsled; bobsleds reach speeds of over 135 km/h.
Concrete structure that is covered with an artificial sheet of ice; bobsled, luge and skeleton races are held on it.
Resort area with the facilities required for skiing and snowboarding; it also lodges skiers and snowboarders.
Sport with two opposing teams of four players who slide stones over an ice surface in the direction of a target.
Sport that is played on an ice rink with two opposing teams of six players; goals are scored by using a stick to put a puck in the opposing net.
ice hockey player
Sport that consists of executing jumps, spins and figures while skating to music; it includes singles skating, pairs skating and ice dancing.
examples of jumps
Race on ice between individuals or teams held on a long or short track.
skater: long track
skater: short track
Speed sport that consists of racing down an icy track on a singles or doubles luge; luge racers lie on their backs with their feet forward and reach speeds of 145 km/h.
Sport that consists of racing down an icy track on a skeleton, which can reach speeds of 135 km/h; sledders lie head forward on their stomachs.
Sport that consists of sliding over a snow-covered surface on a board fitted with foot bindings; the snowboard is steered by bending the knees.
competition site: half-pipe
Sport that consists of racing on alpine skis down a snow-covered slope with a medium or steep drop.
examples of skis
Sport that consists of performing various figures and tricks on skis; it includes three events: moguls, aerial skiing and acroski (ballet).
course: moguls competition
Sport that consists of covering the greatest possible distance in the air after jumping off a ski jump; the jumper’s style is marked by judges.
Sport that consists of skiing down an extremely steep straight slope to reach the highest possible speed.
Sport that consists of skiing over snow-covered surfaces on gently sloping terrain using a variety of techniques (skating step, diagonal step).
Sport that combines cross-country ski racing with a precision shooting competition; the biathlon includes individual and team events (relays).
Wide soles that come in a variety of shapes and are fitted to boots; snowshoes are used to walk on snow without sinking.
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