See also: Telemark and télémark

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Linda Peer telemark skiing in powdery snow

EtymologyEdit

From Norwegian Telemark, a county in Norway, from Old Norse Þelamǫrk, from the genitive plural case of þelir ‎(name of an old Germanic tribe) + mǫrk ‎(borderland, march, mark, woodland).

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NounEdit

telemark ‎(countable and uncountable, plural telemarks)

  1. (uncountable, skiing) Telemark skiing, a method of skiing using the telemark turn and a binding that only connects the boot to the ski at the toes.
  2. (countable, skiing) A telemark turn.

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VerbEdit

telemark ‎(third-person singular simple present telemarks, present participle telemarking, simple past and past participle telemarked)

  1. (skiing, intransitive) To take part in telemark skiing.
  2. (skiing, intransitive) To perform a telemark turn.

ReferencesEdit

  • telemark” (US) / “telemark” (UK) in Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press.
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