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Skiing Jakub Wares. Skiing A well known and favourite winter sport in Europe and Slovakia A well known and favourite winter sport in Europe and Slovakia.

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1 Skiing Jakub Wares

2 Skiing A well known and favourite winter sport in Europe and Slovakia A well known and favourite winter sport in Europe and Slovakia All age categories All age categories Moving a person with his own power Moving a person with his own power

3 History 5000 BC Norway/Sweden: hunter- skier 5000 BC Norway/Sweden: hunter- skier century: Norway, Austria: Matthias Zdarsky, skis cm century: Norway, Austria: Matthias Zdarsky, skis cm Modern skiing: materials, man-made snow, equipment, lifts Modern skiing: materials, man-made snow, equipment, lifts

4 1. Downhill The longest type of downhill race The longest type of downhill race the fastest time the fastest time turns, jumps and straightaways. turns, jumps and straightaways.

5 2. Slalom a short course with sharp turns a short course with sharp turns go down the run twice – go down the run twice – the two race times are added together for a total. the two race times are added together for a total.

6 3. Giant Slalom similar to slalom similar to slalom the gates are farther apart the gates are farther apart the course is longer the course is longer The turns are not as sharp, the speeds are faster The turns are not as sharp, the speeds are faster

7 4. Supergiant (Super G) The youngest discipline The youngest discipline Combination of the speed and the technique Combination of the speed and the technique Similar to downhill Similar to downhill

8 Thank you for your attention!


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