Nordic Skiing Definition

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If you are wondering “What is the definition of Nordic Skiing?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Nordic Skiing as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or et-mology of the term Nordic Skiing when used in the context of skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding is famous for having a high amount of jargon much like other similar sports (skateboarding, surfing, mountain-biking, etc.).

To look up other terms check out our dictionary of ski and snowboard jargon here. For the definition of Nordic Skiing, please read on.

What does Nordic Skiing mean in ski/snowboard slang

Nordic skiing, also known as cross country skiing is a weird sport where people ski on flat ground or even uphill on skinny, long skis instead of riding lifts and shredding the gnar at the resort.

“Let’s go nordic skiing today in the woods.”

Similar Terms: Ski Racer


Harry Sowers

Harry grew up outside of Denver Colorado and has been skiing and snowboarding since he was 3. He is most passionate about skiing and when he was in college at UC Boulder he even participated in the olympic trials for the USA Olympic Downhill Ski team.