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Alpine skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held February 5–13 near Sapporo, Japan. The downhills were held at Mount Eniwa, and the four technical events at Teine.

Alpine skiing at the 1936 Winter Olympics

At the 1936 Winter Olympics at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, alpine skiing was arranged for the first time in the Olympics, a combined event for men and women. Both downhills were run on Kreuzjoch on Friday, 7 February, with the women at 11:00 ...

Alpine skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Alpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics consisted of six alpine skiing events. Similar to the 1964 games, the mens downhill was held on Patscherkofel, the other five events at Axamer Lizum. The events began on 5 February and ended on 13 Februar ...

Alpine skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held 9–17 February at Chamrousse, southeast of Grenoble, France.Jean-Claude Killy of France won all three mens events, repeating Toni Sailers triple-gold of 1956. Since Killys fea ...

Alpine skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing at the 1964 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held near Innsbruck, Austria, from January 30 to February 8, 1964. The mens downhill was held on Patscherkofel above Igls, the other five events at Axamer Lizum. This was the firs ...

Alpine skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held in the United States at Squaw Valley, California, from February 20–26, 1960. Competitions took place at Squaw Peak, KT-22 and Papoose Peak. These were the last Olympics with ...

Alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics

At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy, the six alpine skiing events were held from Friday, 27 January to Friday, 3 February. Toni Sailer of Austria won all three mens events to become the first alpine ski racer to win three gold ...

Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics

At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, the six alpine skiing events were held from Thursday, 14 February, to Wednesday, 20 February. The downhill and giant slalom events were held at Norefjell in Krodsherad, Buskerud, and the slalom events ...

Alpine skiing at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics

Alpine Skiing at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics was held at the Olympia Run Patscherkofel in Igls, Innsbruck, Austria from 14 to 22 January. The difference in the Youth Olympic program for alpine skiing compared to the Winter Olympics was that th ...

Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, the six alpine skiing events were held on Piz Nair from Monday, 2 February to Thursday, 5 February 1948. After these games, the giant slalom was added and the combined event was dropped as a ...

Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Men's downhill

The mens alpine skiing downhill was the third of six events of the alpine skiing programme at the 1952 Winter Olympics. It was held at Norefjell ski area on Saturday, 16 February, and started at 1 p.m. It followed the womens giant slalom on Thurs ...

Alpine skiing at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Men's super-G

The Mens Super-G competition of the Nagano 1998 Olympics was held at Hakuba on Monday, February 16. The defending world champion was Atle Skardal of Norway, Frances Luc Alphand was the defending World Cup Super G champion, and Markus Wasmeier of ...

Alpine skiing at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill

The Womens Downhill competition of the Nagano 1998 Olympics was held at Happo-One at Hakuba on Monday, February 16. The race was delayed two days due to rain and fog. The defending world champion was Hilary Lindh of the United States, while Austr ...

Alpine skiing at the 2011 Winter Universiade

Alpine skiing at the 2011 Winter Universiade was held at the Palandoken Mountain in Erzurum, Turkey from January 29 to February 6, 2011. There had been no downhill competition.

Alpine skiing at the 2015 Winter Universiade

Alpine skiing at the 2015 Winter Universiade was held at the Universiade Slope in the Sierra Nevada Ski Station, Granada, from February 6 to February 14, 2015.

Alpine skiing at the 2017 Winter Universiade

Alpine skiing at the 2017 Winter Universiade was held at the Shymbulak near Almaty, the largest city of Kazakhstan from January 29 to February 7, 2017.

Ski helmet

A ski helmet is a helmet specifically designed and constructed for winter sports. Use was rare until about 2000, but by about 2010 the great majority of skiers and snowboarders in the US and Europe wear helmets. Helmets are available in many styl ...

Ski lift

A ski lift is a mechanism for transporting skiers up a hill. Ski lifts are typically a paid service at ski resorts. The first ski lift was built in 1908 by German Robert Winterhalder in Schollach/Eisenbach, Hochschwarzwald.

Alpine skiing at the 2011 Asian Winter Games

Alpine skiing at the 2011 Asian Winter Games was held at Shymbulak Alpine Sport Resort in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The six events were scheduled for January 31– February 4, 2011.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The thirty-two events occurred on 8–16 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Men's downhill

The Mens downhill competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition took place on 8 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Women's downhill

The womens downhill competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition took place on 8 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Men's slalom

The mens slalom competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition took place on 13 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Men's giant slalom

The mens giant slalom competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition took place on 15 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Men's snowboard cross

The mens snowboard cross competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition is scheduled for 14 March 2014. It will be making its Winter Paralympics debut. The only c ...

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Women's slalom

The womens slalom competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition is scheduled for 12 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Women's giant slalom

The womens giant slalom competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition is scheduled for 16 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Men's Super-G

The mens Super-G competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition took place on 9 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Men's combined

The Mens super combined competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The Super-G portion of the race was held on 11 March 2014 and poor conditions pushed the slalom portion of ...

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Women's Super-G

The womens Super-G competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition is scheduled for 10 March 2014.

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Women's combined

The Womens super combined competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The slalom portion of the race was held on 11 March 2014 and poor conditions pushed the Super-G portion ...

Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Women's snowboard cross

The womens snowboard cross competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition was held on 14 March 2014. It made its Winter Paralympics debut. The only classification ...

Alpine skiing at the 2017 Asian Winter Games

Alpine skiing at the 2017 Asian Winter Games was held in Sapporo, Japan between 22–25 February at Sapporo Teine. A total of four events were contested: mens and womens giant slalom and slalom.

Alpine skiing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics

Alpine skiing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics was held at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre, South Korea. The thirty events occurred from 10 to 18 March 2018.

Alpine skiing at the 1976 Winter Paralympics

The competition events were: Slalom: men - women Giant slalom: men - women Alpine combination: men - women Each event had separate standing classifications: IV A - standing, double leg amputation below the knee, mild cerebral palsy, or equivalent ...

Ski resort

A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports. In Europe, most ski resorts are towns or villages in or adjacent to a ski area – a mountainous area with pistes and a ski lift system. In North America, it is m ...

Pist-e Abali

Pist-e Abali is a village in Abali Rural District, Rudehen District, Damavand County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 20, in 8 families.

Pooladkaf

Pooladkaf opened in 2002 is a ski resort in the southwest of Iran. Despite of its relative low latitude, it receives adequate snow due to its high elevation. The skiing season starts in December and goes until the end of March and in some years u ...

Squaw Valley Ski Resort

Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California, is one of the largest ski areas in the United States, and was the host site of the entire 1960 Winter Olympics. It is the second-largest ski area in Lake Tahoe after Heavenly, with 30 chairli ...

Montage Mountain Ski Resort

Montage Mountain is a ski area in Pennsylvania, located 8 miles from downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania. It is located about 125 miles northwest of Philadelphia and New York City. There are 26 trails, two terrain parks, and one of Pennsylvanias long ...

Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a sport that includes exercises requiring balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance. The movements involved in gymnastics contribute to the development of the arms, legs, shoulders, back, chest, and abdomi ...

Gymnastics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's Indian clubs

The mens Indian clubs event was part of the gymnastics programme at the 1932 Summer Olympics at Los Angeles. It was one of eleven gymnastics events for men and it was contested for the only time at the Olympics. The 1904 Summer Olympics saw a clu ...

Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, three different gymnastics disciplines were contested: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline. The artistic gymnastics events were held at the Beijing National Indoor Stadium on August 9–19. The rhyth ...

Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics

At the 2000 Summer Olympics, three different gymnastics disciplines were contested: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline. The artistic gymnastics and trampoline events were held at the Sydney SuperDome on 16–25 September and 2 ...

Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics

At the 1996 Summer Olympics, two different gymnastics disciplines were contested: artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics. The artistic gymnastics events were held at the Georgia Dome from July 20–25 and July 28–29. The rhythmic gymnastics ev ...

Gymnastics at the 1992 Summer Olympics

At the 1992 Summer Olympics, two different gymnastics were contested: artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics. The artistic gymnastics events were held at the Palau Sant Jordi from July 26 through August 2. The rhythmic gymnastics event were ...

Gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics

At the 1988 Summer Olympics, two different gymnastics disciplines were contested: artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics. The artistic gymnastics events were held at the Olympic Gymnastics Hall in Seoul from September 18 through 25th. The rh ...

Gymnastics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

At the 1984 Summer Olympics, two different gymnastics disciplines were contested. In addition to the fourteen artistic gymnastics events contested, for the first time at the Olympics, a rhythmic gymnastics event was contested–the womens individua ...

Gymnastics at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

The Gymnastics competition of the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore took place at the Bishan Sports Hall. There were events in Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline Gymnastics.

Gymnastics at the 2004 Summer Olympics

At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, three disciplines of gymnastics were contested: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline. The artistic gymnastics and trampoline events were held at the Olympic Indoor Hall and the rhy ...