Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A ski race in which contestants typically ski down a set course in groups of four, vying for the lead.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[ski + cross(-country).]

Examples

  • Rahlves, others take alpine experience to ski cross - Feature

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Rahlves, others take alpine experience to ski cross - Feature

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Switzerland, Austria, Canada grabbed the gold medals in the men's giant slalom, the Nordic combined team competition, and the women's ski cross.

    RIA Novosti

  • Who to watch: Twilight hour: Californian Daron Rahlves, a world champion downhill racer, goes for gold in the ski cross

    Top stories from Times Online

  • This could impact the ski cross and snowboard cross races because the technical nature of these sports relies on high jumps, which will be difficult to manipulate without natural snowfall.

    Matador Network

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  • New ski event that made its debut in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    February 11, 2010