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  • n. Plural form of downhiller.

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Examples

  • In the meantime, Rearick is hoping for continued top 10s from Ligety, maybe a breakthrough by Weibrecht and improved results from veteran downhillers Marco Sullivan, Scott Macartney and Steven Nyman.

    U.S. men's skiers start World Cup season on bumpy ride

  • Making matters more challenging for young downhillers is the now-common practice of injecting a course with water to ensure that the slope remains consistent for every competitor throughout a race day.

    The Old Men on the Mountains

  • The 1-2 finish marked the best performance in women's skiing history for American downhillers at the Olympics.

    Vonn, Mancuso Go 1-2 for U.S. in Olympic Downhill

  • Sullivan is almost certain to miss Wednesday's race, another blow to a U.S. squad already missing two other downhillers.

    World Cup Skiers Crash During Downhill Training

  • Believe me, downhillers, XC mountain bike rubbers,and pro racers don't have rear brakes just as a back -up.

    Ambiguity: Mixed Messages and Style Overlap

  • Granted they are alone on the slope when they ski, but they can not afford to have any diminished senses when they are jetting down the slope especially the downhillers.

    Richardson’s Accident Reignites Ski Helmet Debate - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Carved into a rural peak, the made-for-the-Olympics run starts with a 30-degree speed plunge and then quickly whips into the sorts of turns and jumps that downhillers love to hate.

    Beautiful And Dangerous

  • "We are the ones who meet the ultimate test: skier against the mountain," says Bill Egan, who coaches the downhillers on the U.S. team.

    Beautiful And Dangerous

  • Marketing legends: Speaking of which, hanging around outside a Michael Jackson press conference when Michael Jordan enters arm in arm with Madonna might give voyeurs an idea of the chaotic response engendered by the beloved downhillers at Kitzbuhel's Hahnenkamm, which annually draws your basic 40,000 maniac spectators.

    Beautiful And Dangerous

  • Anyone who thinks downhillers have no fitness have obviously never tried this.

    Archive 2008-07-01

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