from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The sport of cross-country skiing.
- n. A cross-country ski run or race.
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- n. cross-country skiing
Is "langlauf" another name for figure-skating, marathon-running, or cross-country skiing?
9. Is "langlauf" another name for figure-skating, marathon-running, or cross-country skiing?
Corvatsch and then right down toward St. Moritz-Bad, walk (or, with a bit of luck, langlauf) across to the big Signal cable, and ascend to the Corviglia slopes, almost without removing your skis.
St. Moritz has everything: skating and curling; horse racing on the frozen lake; langlauf, or Nordic, skiing; and wonderful downhill skiing.
Below Seelos Gully comes one third of a mile of bumpy schuss, over a bridge, a short 'langlauf,' then another bumpy field ending in a grinding right turn into a narrow road.
Information: www. kronplatz.com, www. dolomitisuperski.com; www. langlauf-antholz.it.
Skiers were spotted in Truro and in Hayle, near St Ives, and Horsforth Hall park on the edge of Leeds unexpectedly hosted its first langlauf skiing event, between the snowmen and the sledges.
'glatt' ice is smooth and slippery, and a 'langlauf' is 'running on the flat.' —