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Downhill is an alpine skiing discipline. Unlike the other alpine skiing events, slalom, giant ... Racers do not make any unnecessary turns while on the course, and try to do everything they can to m...

Skiing: How do downhill skiers go as fast as 81 mph if terminal ...

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I was just watching Bode Miller's final training run, and at the bottom of the course , he got up to over 81 mph. Whoosh! How is that possible if terminal velocity ...

How Fast Do Downhill Skiers Go? | Trails.com

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Speed skiing is a highly specialized aspect of downhill ski racing. It is an event where the purpose is to go in a straight line down the mountain as fast as ...

Downhill Skiers Are Fast... But How Fast? : NPR

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Feb 11, 2006 ... On Sunday, the men's Olympic downhill race will be contested over a fast and ... Downhill Skiers Are Fast. ... How fast do you think he's going?

How fast do you think you ski on piste?, snowHeads ski forum

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how fast do you really think you go on when you ski on a blue run, red run, black ... they have a speedgun on the fastest part of the Lauberhorn downhill coure.

OUTDOORS - Speed Skiing Is Making Strong Strides on ...

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Feb 28, 1991 ... Gravity pulls skiers downhill on a slippery surface and they try to control their ... 20 to 25 miles an hour, but even 10 miles an hour is too fast for some skiers. Ski racers go about 20 miles an hour in a slalom course and ... "It's more mental and though it's really simple to do, it's not simple to d...

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May 29, 2012 ... A quick downhill run down the Ciampac run in Alba, Canazei. The run's 3km long ... I go fast as well, but I try to use my brain while doing so..

How Fast Do Winter Sports Participants Travel on Alpine Slopes?

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Skiers and snowboarders are fair at estimating their speed (r = 0.56), but they tend to underestimate their speeds the faster they go; for example, at an actual 48  ...

USATODAY.com - No. 10: Downhill skiing at 80-90 mph

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Feb 17, 2003 ... In the Alpine skiing of downhill, there are no points for style. It's a go-for-broke, fastest-to-the-bottom-wins event over a course of about two miles. ... Q: In the world of sports, how hard do you think it is to ski? ... When I stood at the start hut of the 70% pitch at the top of Snowbasin's Grizzly, a cours...

Speed skiing: Why isn't it an Olympic sport? - Slate

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Feb 9, 2014 ... Faster, riskier sports play well on television, and theoretically help pique the interest of ... (There's also speed skydiving, which I do not consider a sport. ... Speed skiers just go downhill in a straight line, with the only deviations ...

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How Fast Do Skiers Go? - Skiing - About.com

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One of the most common questions asked about downhill skiing is how fast skiers go. Of course, there's a huge discrepancy between the recreational skier and ...

How fast do you ski? - EpicSki

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I know that I only go faster than 30-40mph when I am making a point of ... For me to crack 40mph on the bike, I need a steep downhill, for a road ...

How fast do downhill skiers go? | Reference.com

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Downhill skiers can reach top speeds of 75 to 95 miles per hour. The top recorded speed during a downhill competition is 96.6 miles by Austria's Klaus Kroell on ...