Nordic skiing

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Nordic skiing
Highest governing bodyInternational Ski Federation
First played1892, Holmenkollen Ski Festival, Oslo
Team membersIndividuals or groups
Mixed sexno
OlympicSince the first ever Winter Olympics in 1924

Nordic skiing is a sport in the Winter Olympics. It is called that because it comes from the Nordic countries. It includes cross-country skiing, which involves skiing over very long distances. It also involves ski jumping.