What is Alpine Skiing
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Skiing is a popular sport that takes place on snow and artificial surfaces and, more recently, on indoor artificial snow slopes. It can be undertaken as a leisure activity or competitive sport and is suitable for most ages.
Competitive Alpine Skiing is carried out in the following categories:
Super Giant Slalom
Skiing evolved as a means of moving around on snow many thousands of years ago. It developed into the sport we know today during the 1900s, with the British travelling in Europe, playing a prominent role in developing Alpine racing.
Facilities and Equipment Required
Skiing requires specialised boots and skis. Equipment may be hired at ski centres and artificial slopes. In the UK, skiing can be practised through clubs, dry slopes and Indoor Snow Domes.
Benefits of participation
Skiing encourages the development of co-ordination and balance and a wider awareness of our external environment. Competitive skiing also requires good all round fitness.