skijoring

noun
ski·​jor·​ing | \ˈskē-ˌjȯr-iŋ, (ˌ)skē-ˈjȯr-\

Definition of skijoring 

: a winter sport in which a person wearing skis is drawn over snow or ice (as by a horse or vehicle)

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When Skiing Isn’t Fast Enough, Bring in the Horse A Montana mechanic gets his adrenaline fix through skijoring, a racing competition in which skiers are pulled by horse. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "Father-Daughter Bonding With Tennis Strings Attached," 31 Mar. 2018 Mokros said the winter climate allowed the host committee to offer a different sort of fun for guests, such as snowmobiling or skijoring (cross-country skiing while being pulled by a dog). USA TODAY, "Frigid Super Bowl raises questions about northern venues," 5 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of skijoring

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skijoring

modification of Norwegian skikjøring, from ski + kjøring driving

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skift

skiing

skiis

skijoring

ski jump

Skikda

skil

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