A Good Sport

If you are thinking of taking up a sport
Then here’s a thought
If you are going to try cross-country skiing
This is what I’m thinking
Make sure you are well equipped to ski
And start with a small country

About the Poem

Langlauf or cross country skiing is an energetic form of skiing which takes place on the flat. Covering even small distance is gruelling and going up hill particularly taxing. Yes, langlaufers really do ski up hill, if only for short distances..

Category

Sporting Disasters

Style

Rhyming poem

Length

4 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3

Author

Paul Curtis

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