stem christie


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stem christie

n.
A turn in skiing made by stemming the uphill ski, transferring weight to its inside edge, and bringing the other ski into a parallel position midway through the turn.
Translations

stem christie

n (Ski) → Kristianiaschwung m
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More advanced cross-country skiers learn to turn using stem Christie and parallel turns.
His words summed up my own views on the great Alpine sport with the precision of a stem christie and immediately conjured up some of my best skiing recollections.
Advanced skiers can use the discourse to challenge themselves; beginners who have stared such a run in the face, given to deep contemplation and finally blurted, ``Not,'' can tuck it away as a present for graduating from stem christie to the parallel turn.