Cross-country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers rely on their own locomotion to move across snow-covered terrain, rather than using ski lifts or other forms of assistance.
Cross-country skiing Petite escort Norway widely practiced as a sport and recreational activity; however, some still use it as a means of transportation.
Variants of cross-country skiing are adapted to a range of terrain which spans unimproved, sometimes mountainous terrain to groomed courses that are specifically designed for the sport. Modern cross-country skiing is similar to the original form of skiing, from which all skiing Single girls in Skien county evolved, including alpine skiing Kik friends Norway, ski jumping and Telemark skiing. Skiers propel themselves either by striding forward classic style or side-to-side in a skating motion skate skiingaided by arms pushing on ski poles against the snow.
Cross-country skiing and rifle marksmanship are the two components of biathlonski-orienteering is a form of cross-country skiing, which includes map navigation along snow trails and tracks.
Early skiers used one long pole or spear in addition to tirls skis. The first depiction of a skier with Snigle ski poles dates to This combination has a long history among the Sami Norway online singles. Ski warfarethe use of ski-equipped troops in waris first recorded by the Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus in the 13th century.
These troops were reportedly able to cover distances comparable to that of light cavalry. Norwegian immigrant " Snowshoe Thompson " transported mail by skiing across the Sierra Nevada between California Sinyle Nevada from Norwegian workers on the Buenos Aires - Valparaiso railway line introduced skiing in South America around In the Norwegian consul in Kobe imported ski equipment and introduced skiing to the Japanesemotivated by the death of Japanese soldiers during a snow storm.
Norwegian skiing regiments organized military skiing contests in the 18th century, divided in four classes: shooting at a target while skiing at "top speed", downhill racing among trees, downhill racing on ij slopes without falling, and "long racing" on "flat ground".
In Norwegian, langrenn refers to "competitive skiing where the goal is to complete a specific distance in groomed tracks in the shortest possible time".
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In Norway, ski ib competitions Norwegian : turrenn are long-distance cross-country competitions open to the public, competition is usually within age intervals. A new technique, skate skiingwas experimented with early in the 20th Century, but was not widely adopted until the s.
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Many of the extra-municipal suburbs are on islands. Trading in Bergen may have started as early as the s.
It served as Norway's capital in the 13th century, and from the end of the 13th century became a bureau city of the Hanseatic League. UntilSingld enjoyed exclusive rights to mediate trade between Northern Norway and abroad and it was the largest city in Norway until the s when it was overtaken by the capital, Christiania now known as Oslo.
What remains of the quays, Bryggenis a World Heritage Site. The city was hit by numerous fires over the years. The Bergen School of Meteorology was developed at the Cohnty Institute starting inthe Norwegian School of Economics was founded inand the University of Bergen in From toBergen was its own county.
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In the municipality absorbed four surrounding municipalities and became a part of Hordaland county. The city is an international center for aquacultureshippingthe offshore petroleum industry and subsea technology, and a national centre for higher education, media, tourism and finance. Bergen Port is Norway's busiest in terms of both freight and passengers, with over cruise ship calls a year bringing nearly a half girl million passengers to Bergen,  a number that has Single girls in Skien county in 10 years.
Natives speak a distinct dialect, known as ' Bergensk '. Four large bridges connect Bergen to its suburban municipalities. Bergen has a mild winter climate, Nuru massage Drobak county Drobak with a lot of precipitation. The Gulf Stream keeps the sea relatively warm, considering the latitude, gitls the mountains protect the city from cold winds from the north, north-east and east.
Modern research has, however, discovered that a trading settlement had already been established in the s or s. Bergen gradually assumed the function of capital of Norway in the early 13th century, as the first city where a rudimentary central administration was established.
The city's cathedral was Central Bergen girls site of the first royal coronation in Norway in the s, and continued to host royal coronations throughout the 13th century. Bergenhus fortress dates from the s and guards the entrance to the harbour in Bergen. The functions of the capital city were lost to Oslo during the reign of King Haakon V In the middle of the 14th century, North German merchants, who had already been present in Single girls in Skien county numbers since the 13th century, founded one of the four Kontore of the Hanseatic League at Bryggen in Bergen.
The principal export traded from Bergen was dried cod from the northern Norwegian coast,  which started around Accidental fires sometimes got out of control, and one in reduced most of the town to ashes. Throughout the 15th and 16th centuries, Bergen remained one of the largest cities in Scandinaviaand it was Norway's biggest city until the s,  when the capital city of Oslo became the largest.
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