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slalom

1. Skiing a race, esp one downhill, over a winding course marked by artificial obstacles
2. a similar type of obstacle race in canoes
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More information on the ACA Sprint and Slalom National Team Trials is available at www.riversportokc.org.
Of her five victories, three were in giant slalom, the SITA newswire reported.video //www.
Tuesday's city event featured 16 of the world's top slalom skiers, with racers going head to head against one another in each round.
The aim of canoe slalom is to navigate a canoe or kayak down a rapidriver course at speed and without touching the marker gates.
With the 2019 Canoe Slalom World Cup and 2020 European Championships on the horizon, it's an exciting time for the organisation.
Meanwhile, in the women's slalom event Ukraine proved unbeatable as two Ukrainians Tikun Tetyana and Anastasia Gorbunova carried on with their superb performance from the last day's giant slalom event, winning both first and second positions, respectively.
The 23-year-old American, who surpassed Schild with her 36th World Cup slalom win in Semmering, said she had an emotional dream about breaking the Austrian great's record while taking a nap before a training run in Lake Louise earlier in December.
In alpine skiing, Choe Myong-gwang and Kang Song-il competed in the men's slalom and giant slalom, while Kim Ryon-hyang raced in the women's slalom and giant slalom.
PYEONGCHANGUSA skiing ace Mikaela Shiffrin insisted she "wouldn't change that for the world" despite flopping in her best event at the Olympics and said it wasn't just the medallists who enjoyed the Games.Shiffrin, 22, was the favourite to retain her title in the wind-delayed slalom on Friday, but ended up fourth after vomiting with nerves at the start.
The umbrella of alpine skiing includes several downhill racing events, those events are the downhill, super-G, slalom, giant slalom and the combined event.
Pakistan Ski Federation (PSF) spokesman Obaid Ur Rehman Ababsi said: 'For the first time, Pakistan has been participating in three categories with two skiers, as previously the country took part in only slalom category with one skier.The national ski team comprising Olympian M Karim and international skier Syed Hamaan will participate in two categories including slalom and giant slalom, whereas Hamaan will feature in cross country.
At the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics to be held on February 9, Patrick Brachner, representing Azerbaijan in men's slalom and giant slalom events, will be the country's flag bearer.