The most difficult winter sports riddles A list of winter sports related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Sport quiz Skis were first invented in ... Central Asia. According to the latest research the homeland of skis is Central Asia - the area around Lake Baikal and Altai.The first skis produced for sports were created in Italy in 1867.very hard 34% GreenlandGreenland7%ScandinaviaScandinavia33%LaplandLapland24%Central AsiaCentral Asia34%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 309 answers in 2 languages » How is this skiing technique called?Telemark is a form of downhill skiing using bindings where the boot is attached only at the toe (similar to those of Cross-country skiing). It came to the attention of the Norwegian public in 1868, when Sondre Norheim took part in a ski jumping competition. Norheim's technique of fluid turns soon dominated skiing. Starting in the 1910s, newer techniques based on the stem gradually replaced Telemark in the Alpine countries, as easier to master and more suitable for steep slopes.very hard 37% loose footloose foot13%knee rideknee ride36%telemarktelemark37%snow walksnow walk11%Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thành. Statistics based on 8928 answers in 2 languages »alpine skiing riddles » In which sport, diuretics (drugs that promote the production of urine) are used as illegal doping?Ski jumping. Diuretics are used in sports with weight limits to reduce weight quickly. Sports where weight loss may be an advantage include the martial arts, rowing, boxing, weight lifting and - most of all - ski jumping. Athletes have also taken diuretics to speed up the rate that other banned drugs are passed out of their body. very hard 39% cyclingcycling31%marathon runmarathon run23%ski jumpingski jumping39%soccersoccer5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11472 answers in 2 languages »medicine riddles » Which Nordic country is not very successful in the alpine skiing competitions?Finland. Alpine skiing is the sport of sliding down snow-covered hills. Since Finland is flat (except for low mountains in the far North), there are places no to practice alpine skiing there. In the whole Olympic Games history, Finland won only one medal (Tanja Poutiainen, silver in giant slalom in 2006).hard 55% NorwayNorway6%SwedenSweden12%FinlandFinland55%All of them are equally successfullAll of them are equally successfull25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17366 answers in 2 languages »skiing riddles » Which country won the most medals in the alpine skiing competitions at the Olympic Games throughout the whole history?Austria. Of the total number of 397 medals awarded so far, Austria got 105, nearly twice as much as Switzerland, which comes second with 56 medals. Austrian dominance is not limited to the Olympic Games - Austrians won also nearly 30% of all Alpine Skiing World Cup races. hard 58% SwitzerlandSwitzerland16%AustriaAustria58%NorwayNorway22%FranceFrance2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16957 answers in 2 languages »Austria riddles » Where was this photo of a ski resort taken?In Australia. Australia has several well developed downhill ski resorts in the high country of the states of New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Canberra is situated around two hours from the New South Wales ski-fields, while Melbourne is just 120 km from Mount Baw Baw.average 62% in Brazilin Brazil9%in Australiain Australia62%in Mexicoin Mexico13%in Indonesiain Indonesia14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13559 answers in 4 languages »Australia riddles » Play sport quiz and see all the questions.