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cross-country

a long race held over open ground

cross-country

A flight with more than one predetermined destination but without landing at any of these except the last one.
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Most cross-country areas are far too large for manmade snow, so the sport essentially depends on Mother Nature's winter blessing.
Veteran downhillers who wish to dabble in cross-country skiing might consider it a no-brainer and plunge right in, but a little instruction can be beneficial.
The cross-country skier may be outside, but he is warm because of his activity level.
Former University of Illinois basketball coach, Lou Henson, utilized visualization sessions to teach offensive plays to his squad, and Adams State's successful cross-country coach, Dr.
By contrast, adult skiers at Nightingale Nordic pay $5 a day for a trail pass or $75 for the season - not much by the standards of many cross-country centers, such as California's Royal Gorge, where a trail pass goes for $14 a day or more.
V cross-country champion for Desert Christian High of Lancaster, enjoys competing at a higher level.
The pass is also valid at cross-country ski resorts Northstar, Royal Gorge, Resort at Squaw Creek Cross Country, Tahoe Donner and Tahoe City Cross Country.
The Royal High boys' cross-country team brought a Southern Section team title to Simi Valley for the first time in 32 years with a first-place finish in its Div.
For more than fifteen years Rutlin has combined the convenience, simplicity and safety of walking with the total body exercise benefits of cross-country skiing through an exercise he likens to putting walking into four wheel drive.
Today, Johnson and the Canyon girls' cross-country team will compete against thousands of elite runners from across the country at the Nike Race of Champions in Cary, N.
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the country's largest animal protection organization, reacted with dismay after a horse had to be euthanized after suffering a broken leg during the grueling Olympic individual three day cross-country event.
For most cross-country skiers, the trail takes about five hours each way with a lunch break, although the Sierra's changeable weather and snow conditions can complicate the adventure.