Sep 29, 2018, 3:34 PM
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Iran to host 2 int'l ski tournaments

Tehran, Sept 29, IRNA – Members of grass skiing committee of International Ski Federation reached an agreement to host final match of junior cup and also grass skiing world cup.

Secretary of Iran ski federation defended Iran for hosting the two tournaments in 2019.

At the end of the meeting, with the majority vote, Iran was given the chance of hosting Grass Ski World Championships 2019 and the 2019 World Cup.

Grass skiing, skiing on grass, is a method for training for alpine skiing. Both grass skiing and alpine skiing have become established as sports in their own right.

The skis used for grass skiing are short with rolling treads or wheels. These skis are attached to the skiers' boots. Depending on the skill of the grass skier, high speeds and jumps can be navigated.

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