Rules to play Cross Country Skiing - 1 | SportShlok Mobile Web App | Shlok Consultants
SportShlok.com
Rules to play Cross Country Skiing
Cross country skiing is travel on skis over snow covered terrain .
1. Bindings
The bindings secure only the toe of the boot to the ski.
2. Boots
Cross Country boots are similar to running shoes. The boots for free technique are more rigid and have more ankle support than the boots used for classic technique.
3. Poles
For classic technique, the poles should extend to the armpit while standing. Baskets at the bottom of the poles provide a base for a strong pushoff. For free technique, the poles are generally longer and stiffer and extend to the chin or mouth of the skier. The baskets and tips are designed like classic poles.
4. Skis
The skis used in cross country are lighter and narrower than those used in alpine skiing and have long curved tips. The minimum length of skis for the classical events is between 1.95 and 2.10 metres, while the average length for skating or free technique skis is between 1.70 and 2 metres. The tips of skating skis also curve more.
5. Wax
The wax a skier chooses can often be the difference between winning and losing. Knowing what wax to use is determined by snow and weather conditions. There are two types of wax: glide wax and kick wax, also known as grip wax. Glide wax is used to decrease the friction between the skis and the snow. Kick wax is used to increase friction between the skis and the snow in order to prevent slipping.



  • Top Cricket Captain in the world
  • Rules to play Squash
  • Rules to play Motorsports
  • Rules to play Lacrosse
  • Rules to play Bodysurfing
  • Rules to play Darts
  • Rules to play 9 ball Pool
  • Top Cricket Fielders in the world
  • Rules to play Quad Biking
  • How to Prepare for a Sports Game

  • Home | About Us | Contact Us | Disclaimer
    Shlok Consultants