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The biathalon of snow sports – Ski jumping and cross-country skiing collide

The biathalon of snow sports – Ski jumping and cross-country skiing collide

I think I started skiing when i was two or three years old. Since then, I’ve been following my brother. Slowly but surely we started cross country skiing, and then ski jumping afterwards. Everything begun from there. Let’s just say- ever since I started to walk, I also started to ski! The nordic combined is …

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Sports of the Paralympic Winter Games: Biathlon

Sports of the Paralympic Winter Games: Biathlon

Para biathlon is an outdoor snow sport combining the fast pace of cross-country skiing with the focus and precision of rifle shooting. Athletes with physical and vision impairments can compete. Vision impaired athletes ski with a guide. It made its first appearance in the Paralympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway in 1994. Russia, Germany and …

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Justin Kripps: “No one grows up wanting to do bobsleigh” | CBC Sports

Justin Kripps: “No one grows up wanting to do bobsleigh” | CBC Sports

Bobsleigh tends to find you. It’s a late-entry sport. Nobody grows up in Canada wanting to be a bobsledder. We want to play hockey, football. I mean, it’s a bit of an unknown for a lot of parents. Your kid, all of a sudden, wants to hurl himself down an icy chute at a hundred …