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.
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Translations

stem christie

n (Ski) → Kristianiaschwung m
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You see its perpetrators-little bundles of nylon and wool-barreling downhill in stem christies; wrestling with a fair imitation of a diagonal stride on nordic trails; in a backpack or sled, nodding off to Mom's or Dad's rhythmic kick and glide; and even building snowmen outside the lodge (day care, too, has hit ski areas in a big way).