skiing may claim to be the height of sophistication—the stuff of Chamonix and Gstaad.
The details are a blur, but while skiing with his son, Schumacher fell and hit the right side of his head on a jagged rock.
Ironically the milder temperatures of approx 32f meant wet conditions for skiing described as ‘miserable’.
“I had a bad fall at the end of a day of skiing in Aspen,” the designer told WWD in an e-mail.
"For having been skiing for 56 miles she was surprisingly fresh," he said, in an interview conducted on Facebook and Twitter.
Afterwards, the guests sat before the crackling log fire and bored each other with tales of their skiing prowess.
There were sports like swimming, mountain climbing, and skiing.
“skiing always seemed a wholesome sport to me,” interposed Mr. Parker, winking slyly at his daughter.
A landsman would have said that my progress resembled pumping a rhapsody on a pianola, or skiing in the Alps.
skiing, a Scandinavian sport, is a popular winter recreation.
1885, verbal noun from ski (v.).
THE new sport which has lately been introduced at Beloit is skeeing. They are long ash planks, carefully and turned up at the end, and are warranted to take down hill quicker than a wink. After some practice performers become very expert, and the speed with which they go is something surprising. [Beloit College, Wisconsin, "Round Table," Dec. 18, 1885]
1883 (there is an isolated instance from 1755; in early use often spelled skee), from Norwegian ski, related to Old Norse skið "long snowshoe," literally "stick of wood, firewood," cognate with Old English scid "stick of wood," obsolete English shide "piece of wood split off from timber;" Old High German skit, German Scheit "log," from Proto-Germanic *skid- "to divide, split," from PIE root *skei- "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Ski-jumper is from 1894; ski bum first attested 1960; ski-mask is from 1963; noted as part of criminal disguises from 1968.