Sentence Examples


  • It is believed that Telemark skiing originated in the Telemark region of Norway, and that a man by the name of Sondre Norheim was responsible for perfecting the Telemark turn.
  • Meanwhile, in Morgedal, a town in the Telemark region of Norway, a man by the name of Sondre Norheim was raising skiing and ski making to an art form.
  • While it can be performed at lift-serviced downhill ski resorts, like cross-country skiing, Telemark skis are not attached at the heel.
  • Norheim is credited with developing the first shaped ski, as well as the Telemark turn, where one ski advanced in front of the other.
  • As such, Telemark skis are often favored by backcountry skiers since the free heeled ski makes it easier to ascend the hills.