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).
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- Wanderers will play tonight's game in the shadow of one of the most famous slopes in downhill skiing.
- He has never been much of a fan of downhill skiing, an experience he likens to attending a football match.
- We'll stay in Oslo for a few days and then head up to a cabin in the mountain to try cross-country skiing.
More definitions of skiingDefinition of skiing in:
- The US English dictionary