Science and Fitness for Alpine Skiing

Alpine skiing (also sometimes referred to as downhill skiing), is a type of skiing in which participants slide down a snow-covered hill using skis with fixed bindings. The four main competitive types of downhill skiing are: Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super Giant Slalom and Downhill.

Fitness Testing - the Vikings Protocol is commonly used to assess the fitness of alpine skiiers.

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