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    Skiing Vocabulary Word List (326)

    A)Ability, Accidents, Activity, Adventure, Aggressive, Agility, Alert, Alpine, Altercation, Amateur, Ambiance, Amusement, Appearance, Apres-ski, Arctic, Athlete, Attentive, Attitude, Award, Awesome
    B)Back-country, Balance, Beat, Beaten, Beginner, Boots, Borders, Bowl, Broadcast, Brutal, Bunny slope
    C)Careful, Caution, Celebrate, Chairlift, Challenge, Champion, Chances, Character, Charisma, Classes, Closed, Clothing, Coach, Cold, Commitment, Communication, Companionship, Competition, Conditioning, Conditioning, Confidence, Confrontation, Consistent, Control, Cooperation, Courage, Courteous, Cross-country, Crowds, Crush
    D)Dangerous, Daunting, Debut, Defeat, Defeat, Degrees, Descent, Designated area, Desire, Destination, Determination, Difficulty, Direction, Disappointment, Disastrous, Discipline, Dislocation, Distance, Diversion, Dominate, Downhill, Dramatic, Dynamic
    E)Effective, Electrifying, Eligible, Encouragement, Endurance, Energetic, Enthusiasm, Enthusiast, Equipment, Esteem, Euphoria, Execute, Exemplary, Exercise, Exhibition, Expense, Experience, Expert, Explore, Exposure
    F)Failure, Fall, Favorite, First-aid, Fitness, Flair, Flakes, Fortitude, Forward, Fracture, Frenzy
    G)Gate, Gear, Giant slalom, Glade, Goal, Goggles, Gondola, Grade, Gravitate, Guard, Guidance
    H)Habit, Hard work, Healthy, Helicopter skiing, High-speed lift, Hill, Hobby, Hollering
    I)Icy, Illegal, Impact, Imperative, Improvement, Incomplete, Individual, Injuries, Innumerable, Inspiration, Instill, Instruction, Instructor, Intense, Interfere, Intermediate
    J)Jaw-dropping, Joy, Jubilation, Judgment, Jumping
    K)Keen, Kick turn
    L)Laughter, Lessons, Level, Lift, Limitations, Lodge
    M)Magic, Maneuver, Map, Mask, Maximize, Medicate, Mogul, Monitor, Motivate, Mountains, Moves, Muscles
    N)Negotiate, Nordic, Notice, Novice, Numb, Numbers
    O)Observant, Obstacles, Off-piste, Official, Opportunity, Option, Organization, Out-of-bounds, Outdoors, Outstanding, Ovation
    P)Panache, Panorama, Parallel, Participation, Passion, Patterns, Peak, Performance, Perseverance, Persistence, Perspective, Piste, Pitch, Planning, Poles, Popularity, Position, Powder, Practice, Praise, Precaution, Pressure, Prevention, Professional, Progress, Prohibit, Prompt, Protection, Punctual, Pursue
    Q)Qualify, Quality, Quick
    R)Range, Reasonable, Recognition, Record, Recreation, Rehabilitation, Reliable, Resilient, Resort, Reward, Ride, Risk, Rope tow, Rotate, Rough, Route, Routine, Run
    S)Safety, Savvy, Schuss, Season, Shape, Shift, Ski lift, Ski school, Ski tow, Skill, Slalom, Slip, Slope, Snow, Snowboard, Snowplow, Snowstorm, Spectacle, Speed, Split-second, Sportsmanship, Stamina, Star, Steep, Stem turn, Strategy, Streak, Strength, Stress, Stump, Style, Summon, Sunscreen
    T)Talent, Telemark, Temperature, Tenacious, Terrain, Tolerate, Tow bar, Trail, Train, Training, Travel, Traverse, Trust, Tuck, Tumble
    U)Unfamiliar, Unique, United, Unity, Unusual, Urgency, Use, Usual, UVH
    V)Vacation, Valuable, Variation, Variety, Vertical, Vigilant, Visibility, Visual
    W)Warm up, Weather, Weekend, Whiteout, Winded, Winning, Winter, Workout, Worthy
    Y)Yearning, Yells, Youthful
    Z)Zeal, Zealous, Zigzag, Zone
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    1. cross-country skiing
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    4. skating
    5. snowmobiling
    6. snow-cat skiing
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    Sports and games word list:

    A: acrobatics, aikido, archery, auto racing, auto cross
    B: badminton, baseball, basketball, biathlon, bicycling, bobsledding, bowling, boxing
    C: calisthenics, canoeing, card games, cricket, croquet, cross country skiing, curling
    D: decathlon, discus, diving, dog racing, dressage
    E: equitation
    F: fencing, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, football
    G: go-carting, golf
    H: hammer throw, hang gliding, high jumping, hockey, horseback riding, horseshoes, hunting, hurling
    I: ice dancing, ice hockey
    J: jacks, jai alai, javelin throw, judo
    K: karate, kayaking
    L: lacrosse, luge
    M: Mah-Jongg. marathon, motocross
    P: poker, pole vault
    R: racing, racquet ball, rugby
    S: shark diving, skateboarding, skeet shooting, skiing, slalom, sled-dog racing, sledding, snowboarding, soccer, spinning, stock-car racing, swimming, sumo wrestling, surfing
    T: tae kwon do, tennis, tobogganing, track, track and field
    V: vaulting, volleyball
    W: water skiing, weightlifting, wrestling
    X: Xtreme sports
    Y: yachting
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