Cross Country Skiing 1: Introduction in Bedford

Posted by Tim Lewis on February 4th, 2016

Cross Country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers depend on their own locomotion to move and ski across snow covered terrain, rather than using ski lifts or other forms of assistance. It is practiced both as a sport and recreational activity. Variants of cross-country skiing are trained to a range of terrain which spans unimproved, sometimes mountainous terrain to groomed courses that are specifically designed for the sport.

The cross country skiing sport includes variety of formats for cross-country skiing races over courses of varying lengths according to the rules sanctioned by the International Ski Federation and by various national organisation, such as U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Ski Canada.

This time, the cross country skiing event is introduced in Bedford where the skiers will get to learn the basics of cross country skiing along with the basic terminology, strides, turning, and going up and down small hills. Cross country skis, boots, poles, and hot cocoa are also provided during the event. Dress code for the event is non-cotton layers and warm socks. The event will take place at Bedford Reservation on 9thfeb, 2016. Registration for the event are open and the tickets are priced at . Any reservations post 1st Feb, 2016 will have as late fee charges. The event is open for the participants from age 14 years and above.Hire a UniversityHts taxi services, Brookpark taxi servicesto make way to the event venue in time. Cross country skiing emerged from a need to travel over snow covered terrain and by the end of the 19th century, it developed as a sport.

For many centuries in the snow-covered North, skis were required to chase game and gather firewood during winter time. Having a long distance between the small, isolated communities, skiing also became important as means of keeping in social contact.

Skiing emerged in various different forms depending on region to region. One type had a horizontal toe-piece binding whereas the modern ski bindings are based on the Fennoscandian model of the 19th century. The East Siberian type was a thin board with a vertical four-hole binding and sometimes covered with fur. The Lapps used a horizontal stem-hole binding.

Present-day cross country skis were developed from the type used by the Lapps.Ski tours takes place both off-piste and also outside of ski resorts. These tours sometimes extend over multiple days. Typically, skis, bindings, and boots allow for free movement of the heel to enable a walking pace, as with Nordic disciplines and unlike Alpine skiing. Apart from being an adventurous sport, it also has lot of health benefits. It is regarded as the ultimate cardio exercise, the number one calorie burner, provides a sensational endorphin high, and much more.  Cross country skiing can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels,and at the same time can be purely recreational or highly aggressive and competitive.

Call to arrange for a Bedford Heights taxiservices and make yourselves comfortable to reach the event venue.

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