How to use Downhill in a sentence
He was like a horse running downhill harnessed to a heavy cart.
Both of them led downhill and troops were marching along both.
In a heated moment the phrase "jack-booted thug" slips out, and it is all downhill from there.
He shifted his bike into high gear as he began a long downhill, building speed, anxious to get home.
Prince Bagration, having reached the highest point of our right flank, began riding downhill to where the roll of musketry was heard but where on account of the smoke nothing could be seen.Advertisement
During the two weeks there was a Mexican dinner at the Catholic church, a couple of movies, three evenings at the Ouray Hot Springs Pool and even a day of downhill skiing at Telluride.
The two bikers had started down a slight but long downhill, less than a bike length apart, picking up speed as they rolled along.
He'd been moving steadily downhill since before he traveled west to his mother's final days and had not improved since her passing.
Twenty-four hours after his hour-long downhill hike from the mine, Dean's stilts felt like he'd run a barefoot marathon on cobblestoned streets.
As he peddled downhill toward Ridgway, he could see the east side of the valley, exposed to the southern sun, had melted nearly clear of snow while across the valley, draped in shadow most of the day, the western slope retained almost all its recent covering.Advertisement
But the high cost of lift tickets and rentals made downhill skiing look like an infrequent outing.
From there, things had gone downhill, and Toby no longer knew what to say.
The line of defence adjacent to the battery looked downhill for about 300 yds., giving a clear field of fire for the new Enfield rifle the English carried; but a sharp break in the slope beyond that range gave the assailants plenty of "dead ground" on which to form up. For a time, therefore, the battle was a series of attacks, delivered with great fierceness by the main body of Pavlov's corps, the repulse of each being followed by the disappearance of the assailants.
We 've crested the hill and are now gliding downhill.
Follow the path westwards and slightly downhill through the trees, carrying on in the same direction staying near to the fence.Advertisement
A longer wheelbase would turn the bike into a full on downhill bike.
Downhill Running Many runners develop muscle soreness after strenuous workouts or races.
Again and again, particularly on their left wing, they chased the German infantry before them, but the moment the retreat of the latter downhill uncovered the pursuing French to the Prussian guns, a tornado of shells shattered their order and compelled them to retreat.
The uhlans started, the streamers on their spears fluttering, and trotted downhill toward the French cavalry which was seen below to the left.
He touched his horse, gave the word of command, and immediately, hearing behind him the tramp of the horses of his deployed squadron, rode at full trot downhill toward the dragoons.Advertisement
Then they rode downhill and uphill, across a ryefield trodden and beaten down as if by hail, following a track freshly made by the artillery over the furrows of the plowed land, and reached some fleches * which were still being dug.
In the long run, success at downhill skiing is less about the technique that is taught, and more about the proficiency, patience and empathy of the individual instructor.
Fischer is a reputable company that has been around for many years and has been producing quality downhill and backcountry skis for decades.
In 1964, Egon Zimmermann rode Fischer skis when he won the gold medal in the downhill at the Innsburg Winter Olympics, a feat that was a first for the company.
The scope of their ski line has continued to grow and now includes backcountry skis, Nordic cruising skis, and of course, numerous styles of downhill skis.Advertisement
The full-length steel edge is designed to give you the grip you need during screaming downhill runs.
Once upon a time, the average downhill measured 200 centimeters long.
To stop while skiing downhill, bend your knees and put your weight forward until you slow down.
Almost 10 kilometers of cross-country ski areas are also available if you want to take a break from downhill.
He is also an avid downhill skier with more than 20 years experience.Advertisement
If you are interested, the website allows free access to ski lesson videos, downhill ski videos and more.
Many people wonder if they can save a significant amount of money by performing their own downhill skis bindings mount.
Keep in mind that downhill skis bindings mount is both an art and a science.
Choosing the proper downhill ski length will make a world of difference in your overall technique.
While most skiers use shaped skis for downhill skiing, there are still some who prefer a straight, older type of ski.Advertisement
As you become more proficient in skiing downhill, the ski will gradually get longer in length.
As the name implies, all-mountain, otherwise known as downhill skiing is a blanket term that applies to skiing all parts of the mountain in all conditions.
While it can be performed at lift-serviced downhill ski resorts, like cross-country skiing, Telemark skis are not attached at the heel.
The resort has 45 downhill runs and 27 of them are illuminated for night skiing.
Unlike downhill or alpine skiing, it does not involve the use of chairlifts.Advertisement
As such, cross-country skis are much lighter than their downhill cousins.
This is a sharp contrast to downhill skiing.
Lara Gut from Switzerland who won second in the WM 2009 Downhill, as well as the Super Combine.
Some resorts are even located near Northern Michigan's downhill ski areas.
It provides a viable destination for mixed groups of cross-country and downhill skiers.Advertisement
If you are traveling with a group of people who like to downhill and cross country ski, Northern Michigan alpine ski resorts also offer cross country skiing touring centers.
Boyne Nordica, located at the Boyne Mountain downhill ski resort, has over 20 miles of trails, as well as a unique feature.
This enables Nordic skiers to experience the vertical drop that is usually only available to downhill skiers, without having to hike up the entire mountain.
Downhill skiing is a sport that is enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels.
Downhill skiing is nothing like cross country skiing.Advertisement
Both types of skiing are enjoyed by people of all ages but for those who are seeking a thrill, downhill skiing may be your answer.
For those wanting to try downhill skiing for the first time, don't go alone.
An instructor will guide you through the basics of skiing downhill and prepare you to take your first run down the mountain.
There are endless ski resorts around the world that offer downhill skiing.
Downhill skiing requires specific equipment.
The resort is serviced by seven chairlifts and in addition to downhill slopes has a terrain park for snowboarding.
My health started to go downhill, as was my business.
It is very difficult to watch a close family member or friend who has an addiction and is going downhill.
Add large over the hill lettering and car, downhill skier or fondant figure rolling down the hill.
Her scandalous downhill slide began when she married him, continued when she divorced him and exploded when she fought him for custody of their kids.
These experts claim that these lenses are not satisfactory for some sports, like downhill skiing, because they do not provide enough of the contrast needed by the eye to distinguish between patches of ice and snow.
This temporary blindness can be quite dangerous if you happen to be driving or skiing downhill.
Whether you are driving on a sunny day or racing downhill, you can count on your stylish Oakleys to cut down on any harmful glare that you might encounter.
Later glasses included the polarized lenses that eventually became very popular for people who enjoyed activities like downhill skiing or fishing.
To prevent glare from both the sun and snow when skiing downhill.
Downhill Jam lets you tilt and whirl the Wii Remote to really get into the game.
School adjustment can be a downhill slide for these children as teachers may get discouraged and peers may be angered by their behaviors.
Downhill Challenge - This is a game in which the player can guide a skier or a car downhill.
Things quickly went downhill and stupidly, after a series of questions and dark answers, they asked the board for permission to leave.
Look for a little extra space in the toe for downhill travel, and the proper fit around the width and height of the boot with your hiking socks on.
Vermont - The resorts of Killington and Stowe offer downhill skiing and much more, including ice skating, sleigh rides, snowmobile and snowshoe tours, and cross-country skiing.
It also takes more effort to stop a car going downhill than it does to stop the same vehicle on a flat surface.
After you've done this part, it's all downhill.
These tips should help you turn that dieting plateau into a smooth downhill glide.
Fast food might look good and even taste good, but once it hits your digestive system, that's where it all goes downhill.
For the ultimate interval training, work out outside, where hills and downhill stretches can add yet another dimension.
Not only that, but it isn't nearly as expensive as downhill skiing.
Built more like stationary exercise bikes, indoor cycling rigs feature large, weighted flywheels in the front, low-slung racing handlebars and skinny racing seats to emulate the feeling of flying downhill on a road bike.
In the winter, snowshoeing and skiing are popular, both downhill and cross-country.
Denver is surrounded by legendary ski resorts, and an hour outside of the city, you can hike, fish, bird watch or hunt, as well as ski downhill or cross-country.
Do you think … am I starting to you know, go downhill?
Okay, the sex was phenomenal last night, but their conversations had gone further downhill.
Do you think â€¦ am I starting to you know, go downhill?
It was a long, slow glide, mostly downhill toward Ridgway ten miles distant and Dean leaned his head back, as if to clear his over-burdened brain of the confusion of the past few days.
Dean sped downhill, the temperature dropping in the breeze he created as the steep sides of the narrow valley blocked out all the midmorning sun.
A single road snaked through the compound downhill towards a forest.
For all the misery of the uphill climb, this downhill dash was fused in his memory forever, and in one brief moment he knew this Colorado country was where he belonged.
The longest downhill run at Attitash is four kilometers, but there is also cross-country and tree skiing available for more advanced skiers.
On Sunday the wheelchair curlers play Switzerland and Denmark, while Russell Docker and Sean Rose compete in the men's Downhill competition.
Settlement was also found between the inner and outer ditches as well as further downhill.
The colon then goes downhill via a bend called the splenic flexure.
He recently had gastric flu and his appetite has gone downhill ever since.
The victims ' granddaughter, the pretty woman, enters the scene and it all goes downhill from there!
Information is available on speed skating, artistic skating, hockey, inline hockey, downhill skating, and trail skating.
The period from now until the end of the war in 1453 demonstrated an apparently ineluctable downhill slide.
Based on a popular manga by Shuichi Shigeno, INITIAL D is a high-octane anime series about the world of downhill mountain racing.
A further half mile of walking, tending downhill, brings you to the lone building of Burnside.
The bypass makes its way downhill where the A417 joins us from the left for a short multiplex.
The forest is easily penetrated from the downhill hairpin on the forest track, through a ride between trees to the forest fence.
All this is a great tottering pile balanced on a ball, a ball that is about to start rolling downhill.
Australia's downhill progress was so relentless that Ritchie or anyone could hardly have made much difference.
The downhill simplex method is not as efficient as Powell's method, and usually requires more function evaluations.
There are around 200 downhill and cross-country ski centers in the province.
Still, Simon was able to use his wild downhill sprinting to pickup thirteen places on the last two hills.
Over ST in fence at bottom of field, thru scrub, thru barrier then downhill along L edge of field.
Flying downhill produced an exhilaration that defied explanation.
This is found advantageous on hill-sides where the work is easier if all the furrows are turned downhill; or from another point of view the furrows may be all laid uphill so as to counteract the tendency for the soil to work down the slope.
Rostov spurred his horse, called to Sergeant Fedchenko and two other hussars, told them to follow him, and trotted downhill in the direction from which the shouting came.
The pack on leash rushed downhill in full cry after the hare, and from all sides the borzois that were not on leash darted after the hounds and the hare.
They were driving downhill and coming out upon a broad trodden track across a meadow, near a river.
Australia 's downhill progress was so relentless that Ritchie or anyone could hardly have made much difference.
The downhill simplex method is not as efficient as Powell 's method, and usually requires more function evaluations.
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Try the alpine roller coaster at the ski center, which propels visitors on a nerve-tingling downhill toboggan run.
The tips below focus on alpine skis, which are the type most commonly used for downhill skiing.
Downhill mountain biking is different than cross-country, due to the amount of shock you'll encounter as you travel along the trails.
Downhill mountain bikes feature dual suspension systems, while cross country bikes have front suspension systems.
The only problem I can foresee with this food is if your kitten turns out to be allergic to it, therefore I recommend that you take the kitten back to your vet's and let him know that the kitten is continuing to go downhill.
Here, you play as SpongeBob riding a snowboard on a downhill ski slope.
Anyone who wishes to learn to downhill ski will discover that there are two prevailing methods of beginner ski instruction.
Indeed, any novice who simply wants to learn to downhill ski can get dizzy listening to the pro and con arguments of each technique.
In general, people who are somewhat apprehensive about learning to downhill ski will usually feel more comfortable with the wedge progressions.
No matter what method you use to learn to downhill ski, the balanced stance is essential to safe and efficient skiing.
These may involve side-stepping up the hill, walking in a circle or other exercises that are designed to prepare you for the essential skills of downhill skiing.
It is a total learning system, which is involved in ski equipment selection, equipment alignment and learn to downhill ski instruction.
If you are unsure of what method you want to use to learn to downhill ski, try a lesson from both techniques.