downhill

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downhill

1. the downward slope of a hill; descent
2. a competitive event in which skiers are timed in a downhill run
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Aksel Lund Svindal brushed aside painful memories of Beaver Creek to win a men's downhill, a year almost to the day after a crash nearly ruined his career on the same piste.
Ski team struggling to get rolling at the Turin Winter Olympics suffered a new setback on Monday when Lindsey Kildow, a gold medal threat in the women's downhill, suffered a bad fall in a Monday practice run.
I'll go to Italy with some of the younger Great Britain team and ski some downhill.
During hill training you run the hills at a harder effort, recovering on the downhills and flats.