Cross Country Skiing

Winter Olympics

By: Janaysia Benjamin and Mikayla

http://www.olympic.org/cross-country-skiing

Notes: Cross Country Skiiing

Uses poles to reduce speed

Olympic debuted on 1924

Vikings are the world's first cross country skiers

12 different competitive events

Part of Nordic skiing family

Practiced in the 19th century for a way to move place to place

3 styles, classic, skating, and telemarking

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