The whole country is skiing! The whole country…?
Switzerland sees itself as a great skiing nation. Where does that self-image come from? Is it more of a myth, or more of a reality?
Alpine skiing is a British invention
Wars make skiing more of a domestic affair
Swiss Sports History
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