Nordic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Nordic commonly refers to:

Nordic may also refer to:

Synonym for Scandinavian or Norse[edit]

Relating to a racial category[edit]

  • Nordic race, a race group
  • Nordic theory or Nordicism, the belief that Northern Europeans constitute a "master race"
  • Nordic League, a far right organisation in the United Kingdom from 1935 to 1939
  • Nordic aliens, a group of supposed humanoid extraterrestrial beings whose appearance resembles the Nordic physical type

Sports[edit]

  • Nordic combined, a winter sport in which athletes compete in both cross-country skiing and ski jumping
  • Nordic skiing, a winter sport that encompasses all types of skiing where the heel of the boot cannot be fixed to the ski, as opposed to Alpine skiing
  • Nordic walking, a physical activity and a sport consisting of walking with poles similar to ski poles
  • Nordic Figure Skating Championships, an annual invitational elite figure skating competition, open only to skaters from Nordic countries
  • Quebec Nordiques, an ice hockey team

Places[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Nordic Catholic Church, a church body in Norway of High Church Lutheran origin, under the auspices of the Polish National Catholic Church
  • Nordic (tug), a German emergency tow vessel
  • Nordic race, a race from the fictional Elder Scrolls game series
  • a 6-rowed feed barley variety

See also[edit]