Ru
CROSS-COUNTRY
SKIING
Established at Special Olympics: 1977
Ru
CROSS-COUNTRY
SKIING
Established at Special Olympics: 1977
In cross-country skiing. . . . . . . . ... athletes compete in how fast they cross prepared trails (pistes) using skis and ski poles.
In cross-country skiing,
According to historians, the first skis were made by northern hunters in the 6-7th centuries BC. The appearance of the skis was driven by the human need to hunt for food in winter and move through snow-covered lands. The first skis were similar to modern snowshoes.
Cross-country skiing
Cross-country skiing. . . . . . . ... is a low impact, aerobic sport that has various health benefits for its athletes. The low impact nature of the sport reduces impact loading on joints, while also using a large percentage of muscle mass to glide over snow covered surfaces. In addition, cross-country skiing can improve an athlete's respiratory and cardiovascular systems.
Cross-country skiing. . . . . . . . . . . ...... is a low impact, aerobic sport that has various health benefits for its athletes. The low impact nature of the sport reduces impact loading on joints, while also using a large percentage of muscle mass to glide over snow covered surfaces. In addition, cross-country skiing can improve an athlete's respiratory and cardiovascular systems.
In cross-country skiing. . . . . .... . . .... athletes compete in how fast they cross prepared trails (pistes) using skis and ski poles.
Competition venue
Lokomotiv Sports Complex
Address: 1 Futbolnaya St., Kazan, Russia
Events
Category 1
50 Meter - Classical Technique
Male, Female
Category 1
100 Meter - Classical Technique
Male, Female
Category 2
500 Meter - Free Technique
Male, Female
Category 2
1 Kilometer - Free Technique
Male, Female
Category 2
2,5 Kilometer Free Technique
Male, Female
Category 2
4x1K - Relay - Free Technique
Mixed
Category 3
2,5 Kilometer - Free Technique
Male, Female
Category 3
5 Kilometer - Free Technique
Male, Female
Category 3
7,5 Kilometer - Free Technique
Male, Female
Category 3
4x1 Kilometer Cross-Country Skiing Relay - Free Technique
Mixed
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