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Obviously, clothing meant to be worn while doing the sport of skiing.  A ski suit is a suit made to be worn over the rest of the clothes when skiing or snowboarding.  A ski suit made for more casual winter wear outdoors may also be called a snowsuit.  A ski suit can either be one-piece, in the form of a jumpsuit, or two-piece, in the form of a ski jacket and matching trousers (ski pants).  A ski suit is made from wind- and water-resistant or waterproof fabric, and generally has a non-removable liner made of nylon, silk, cotton or taffeta. Its main function is to keep a person warm & dry while participating in winter sports.  Skiwear is good for Nordic (cross-country) or Alpine (down-hill) skiing. 

A ski suit is meant to be worn with a base layer (clothing underneath), which consists of a base layer top and base layer bottom.  Base layer bottoms are some times referenced as long johns. The warm bottoms and warm shirt, usually designed for skiing would generally wick moisture away from the skin. Ski suits are often made of Gore-Tex or similar materials that are high performance fabrics.  They are often in the form of a shell suit, to which the skier adds more or less warm underwear depending on the weather. Pockets are usually made to be waterproof, so items put in them should stay dry.

Often referred to as race suits or speed suits, these are the suits worn by professional and junior racers to improve their speed. They are mostly made as one-piece suits.

Hats, gloves, and ski boots are also an important aspect of skiwear. 

Ski boots are footwear used in skiing to provide a way to attach the skier to skis using ski bindings. The ski/boot/binding combination is used to effectively transmit control inputs from the skier's legs to the snow.  Modern alpine ski boots have rigid soles and attach to the ski at both toe and heel using a spring-loaded binding.  Front-entry (or "top-entry", rarely "overlap") boots have been the primary boot design for most of the history of downhill skiing.  Rear-entry boots were brought to market in the early 1970s by the Hanson brothers to address the issue of getting conventional boots on and off, while also providing a generally better fit. The ski boot provides four functions; protecting the foot from the elements, providing a mounting point for the binding, and transmitting forces between the leg and the ski. In theory, there's no reason these have to be combined in a single unit, and several designs have split these functions.

Learn more about knit wool hats and gloves if you want to stay warm while doing winter sports.

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