The sport of modern skiing derives from ancient Nordic skiing
Harrison Schmitt, one of the 1972 Apollo 17 crew, told the American Association for the Advancement of Science that the mountainous rim of the Sea of Serenity would make an ideal skiing spot
Skiing involves the use of skis—long, flat planks strapped to the feet—while traveling over snow. Though it was originally a means of transportation, it is considered a sport and recreational activity today.
From its early use as a method of travel over snow-covered landscapes to modern recreation and sport, the ski is an unforgettable innovation, continuously evolving to meet needs of new generations
Skiing is one of the most popular and easily recognizable winter sports.
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