[occas.c-]Skiing any of various high-speed turns to change direction, reduce speed, or stop, made by shifting weight, with the skis parallel when the turn is completed
also sp. Chris′ty
Origin of Christiefrom Christiania
(born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) 1890-1976; Eng. writer of detective stories
A ski turn or stop performed by shifting most of the weight onto the downhill ski and keeping the skis parallel.
Origin of christieShort for christiania