Alpine skiing started in1920’s, the first competition was in 1931.Fourteen athletes of either gender are required per team.The Olympic Alpine Skiing competition consists of 5 events, including downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super-G, and super combined.
What Harsh things do the athletes in the Olympics go through
Harsh weathers with snowfall and rain
Trying out for the Olympic events
Falling down and hurting your body and bones
Winning for your division or country
Alpine Skiing in the Olympics
Five women and five men get to participate Alpine Skiing in each event. You travel over top of the snow racing and jumping in the cold climate. The United States came in 2nd place with the total of 28 medals while Russia came in 1st place with the total of 33 medals.