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Ice cross downhill is a downhill skating sport in an urban environment, usually taking place on a track which includes steep turns and high vertical drops. It is similar to ski cross and snowboard cross, except with ice skates on an ice track, instead of skis or snowboards on a snow track. The extract origin of the sport is unknown. Ice cross reportedly got its start in 2000, when two adventurous Austrians wore skates on an icy downhill rollerblading course. A year later, a sport was born when Red Bull held the first official competition—ominously dubbed 'Crashed Ice'—on a course the company built through a fish market in Stockholm.

Ice cross downhill offers skaters the thrills of traveling at super fast speed while being on the verge of falling and making crazy turns in front of large number of audiences.

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