winter sports

winter sports: see bobsledding; curling; hockey, ice; ice dancing; ice skating; skiing; snowshoes; tobogganing.

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  • snowshoes - snowshoes snowshoes, footgear enabling the wearer to walk on soft snow without sinking. A snowshoe ...
  • bobsledding - bobsledding bobsledding, winter sport in which a bobsled—a partially enclosed vehicle with ...
  • tobogganing - tobogganing tobogganing, sport of coasting down snowy hillsides or chutes on a toboggan, a ...
  • ice skating - ice skating ice skating, gliding along an ice surface on keellike runners known as ice skates. ...
  • ice dancing - ice dancing ice dancing, ice-skating competition in which couples are required to perform dance ...

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