noun Date: 1967 a downhill skier

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • downhiller — /down hil euhr/, n. 1. a skier who competes in downhill races, esp. in the downhill. 2. a downhill skier (contrasted with cross country skier). [1965 70; DOWNHILL + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • downhiller — noun A skier who participates in the downhill …   Wiktionary

  • downhiller — downhill·er …   English syllables

  • downhiller — /daʊnˈhɪlə/ (say down hiluh) noun a skier who favours downhill skiing. See downhill (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • downhiller — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ ə(r) noun 1. : a downhill skier 2. : a putt in golf that must roll down the slope of the green to the cup …   Useful english dictionary

  • skiing — /skee ing/, n. the act or sport of gliding on skis. [1890 95; SKI + ING1] * * * I Sport and mode of transportation involving moving over snow on a pair of long flat runners (skis) attached to shoes or boots. Skiing was born in northern Europe;… …   Universalium

  • Downhill — Radrennfahrer Downhill, auch Bergabfahrt, ist eine Variante verschiedener Sportarten, insbesondere des Radsports (genauer Mountain biking). Dabei kommt es darauf an, eine bergab führende Strecke in möglichst kurzer Zeit zu bewältigen. Im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Schneider, Vreni — ▪ 1996       The French called her La Legende. To the Germans she was wunderbar. For the Italians, Vreni, vidi, vici said it all. In any language Vreni Schneider, the Swiss Alpine ski racer, was the toast wherever ski fans congregated, and they… …   Universalium

  • Downhill — This article is about the skiing event. For other uses, see Downhill (disambiguation). Downhill is an alpine skiing discipline. The rules for the Downhill were originally developed by Sir Arnold Lunn for the 1921 British National Ski… …   Wikipedia

  • Franz Klammer — (born December 3, 1953) is a former alpine ski racer from Austria who overwhelmingly dominated the downhill event for four consecutive World Cup seasons (1975 78). He was the gold medalist at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, winning the… …   Wikipedia

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