Learn all about the different events, races, and styles in Nordic skiing – ultimate test of strength, speed, and stamina.
"Hear from GB Snowsport Cross-Country Athlete Andrew Young after his third place finish in the Sprint - his first podium finish in five years - at Davos World Cup, and then 15th place in the 15km."
Nordic skiing encompasses the various types of skiing in which the toe of the ski boot is fixed to the binding in a manner that allows the heel to rise off the ski.
The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships host these sports, as the championship level in the winter of every odd-numbered year.
Athletes could race 1.5km as hard as possible four times in quick succession.
If the skier jumps over the K-Point (calculated hill jump distance) they get plus points bit if they jump short of the K-Point, points are removed.
To score high points the skier must touch the ground in the Telemark landing style - with one foot front of the other with knees slightly bent, mimicking the style of Telemark Skiing.