winter sport


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A sport—e.g., skating, skiing, mountaineering—practised in cold temperatures—usually less than 0ºC/32ºF—often at higher altitudes

winter sport

Sports medicine A sport–eg, skating, skiing, mountaineering, practiced in the cold–usually < 0ºC/32ºF temperatures, often at higher altitudes. See Extreme medicine, Ice climbing, Wilderness medicine.
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The increased popularity of winter sports has also meant a growing need for professional instructors, quality equipment and training centres.
The statement said that the WSFP under the auspices of PAF was earnestly striving to promote winter sports across Pakistan.
The winter sports have a set programme, basketball is an important sport but at the moment it doesn't have any medium-term medal hopes.
Responsible Travel only promotes winter sports holidays that take place where fake snow is not manufactured, or when the likelihood of snow being manufactured is low.
Sainsbury's Bank Travel Insurance is trying to encourage anyone planning to travel with a general travel insurance policy to check that they have adequate cover for the holiday they are planning as a number of policies need winter sports cover to be put on in addition.
While the Lithuanian winter sports centers hint of possibly massive losses this season, travel organizers clap their hands, seeing an increasingly growing demand for skiing holidays abroad.
As the center for winter sports in the Koreas, hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang is the first stage in an effort to turn the area into an international hot spot for winter sports.
Speaking at the Laureus Academy Forum in Berlin, where sports finest deliberate not only the awards but also the direction and development of the 'Sports for Good' Foundation, working on global projects to assist those most disadvantaged through sporting programmes, Klammer said, "winter sports are under represented in my opinion."
Besides skiing, the athletes also competed in snowboarding and ice skating in Arang Kel, a tourist spot located on the hilltop above Kel at an altitude of 8,379ft, said Azad Jammu and Kashmir Winter Sports Association (AJKWSA) Secretary Aqeel Khurshid.
SNOGO is expected to become a total breakthrough in the winter sports industry that has been lacking innovation for decades.
TWO years on from the London 2012 Games, we are now in the middle of the Winter Olympics and, soon to follow, Paralympics, and I wonder have we all gone winter sport crazy just yet?
Here, more than 30 challenges across 10 winter sport and Olympic events have been sent to test you in sub-zero climates, and it's stomach-clenching stuff.