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skiing British & World English

The action of travelling over snow on skis, especially as a sport or recreation. Competitive skiing falls into two categories: Nordic (cross-country racing and jumping) and Alpine (downhill or straight racing, and slalom racing round a series of markers)

skiing in ski British & World English

Travel over snow on skis; take part in the sport or recreation of skiing

heli-skiing British & World English

Skiing in which the skier is taken up the mountain by helicopter

skate skiing British & World English

A style of cross-country skiing in which the skis are pointed outwards and the skier alternately pushes off one and glides on the other in a motion similar to ice skating

classic skiing British & World English

A style of cross-country skiing in which the skis are alternately pushed forward parallel to each other in a motion similar to walking or running

para-ski British & World English

Jump from an aircraft by parachute and ski from the landing place, as a sport or race

waterski British & World English

Skim the surface of water on waterskis

classical skiing in classic skiing British & World English

A style of cross-country skiing in which the skis are alternately pushed forward parallel to each other in a motion similar to walking or running