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Telemark skiing
also called "free heel skiing." Unlike alpine skiing equipment and has 4 more synonyms

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  1. - A sport

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
  2. a term used for skiing using the Telemark turn, which is a technique invented by Norwegian Sondre Norheim

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  3. the skis used for telemarking have a binding that only connects the boot to the ski at the toes, just as in cross-country skiing

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  4. turns are led with the heel flat on the outside ski (the downhill ski at the end of the turn), while the inside (uphill) ski is pulled beneath the skier's body with a flexed knee and raised heel

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  5. The skis are staggered but not quite parallel, and 50% to 80% of the body weight is distributed on the outside ski, depending on snow conditions

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