Definition of classic skiing in English:

classic skiing

(also classical skiing)


mass noun
  • A style of cross-country skiing in which the skis are alternately pushed forward parallel to each other in a motion similar to walking or running.

    ‘a couple of hours classic skiing in the morning is my winter alternative to a long trail run’
    Compare with skate skiing
    • ‘It is more demanding on the upper body than classic skiing and has a powerful feel to it when done well.’
    • ‘It makes sense to only control certain sections of a course where regular classical skiing techniques are the obvious way to go, such as on the uphills.’
    • ‘To me, the classical skiing that we have now feels a little unnatural or contrived at times.’
    • ‘A long-standing tip for classic skiing is to drive the hip forward over the new ski.’
    • ‘Every morning I'm greeted by freshly made trails for classical skiing side by side.’
    • ‘She attained the 68th spot in the 10km classic skiing.’
    • ‘At both areas, trails are groomed for skate and classic skiing, and some trails are lit in the evenings for those who want outdoor nightlife.’
    • ‘A classic skiing race will begin at 12:15 p.m.’
    • ‘The Center offers up 20 kilometers of groomed trails for skate or classic skiing as well as separate snowshoe trails.’