The History of Skiing

The History of Skiing

Skiing is one of the most popular sports activities around the world today. Many people enjoy the excitement and fun of skiing.
Which leads to many people asking, when did the sport of skiing first start?


📍History Heritage of skiing in the world


Studies indicate that archaeologists discovered the pieces of skiing in Northern Russia in 6300 to 5000 BC. They also discovered a mural of a man on a snowboard in the cave in European and Mid-Asia areas. And the painting in Altayskiy Kray shows that the local residents had used snowboarding 5000 years ago. Moreover, archaeologists have recently discovered a 5,200-year-old snowboard specimen in a swamp in Sweden!


📍The earliest skier


About 10,000 years ago, the Mongolians who lived in the high mountains started to use "skiing" as the transportation for hunting. They fixed the skin of the reindeer on two long wooden boards to make tools, which became the prototype of the snowboard.

Isn’t it interesting to learn so much about skiing? :)
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