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The Best Snow Sports to Play and Watch

Updated October 26, 2019 919 votes 151 voters 2.4k views16 items

List RulesVote up your favorite, most fun winter games and sports to watch or play.

In this list, you'll find only the best snow sports, whether to play or watch. Ranging from the classics such as skiing to new sports such as snowboarding. You'll even find some of these top snow sports in the Winter Olympics, which hosts some of the best athletes in the world.

A perennial favorite amongst the jet set elite, skiing is one of the most popular winter sports that is fun both competitively or recreationally. There are many kinds of skiing that you can enjoy throughout the winter, including cross-country skiing and even ski archery.

And of course who can forget hocket? It is a winter snow sport that can be played all year round inside arenas and stadiums. But sometimes, there is nothing like playing on natural ice on a brisk winter day. Sledding is another one of the most popular winter snow sports.

Snowball fighters are a great time and they get competitive when Yukigassen tournaments – which were first made popular in Japan – take place in winter months. Other great winter games that appear on this top snow sports list include ice skating, bobsledding, and dogsled racing.

What is your favorite snow sport or either watch or play? Give your favorite winter activities a vote up or add any that you don't see on this list. Either way, share your enthusiasm for the best snow sports with others!
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  • Skiing1
    74
    15
  • Hockey2
    64
    16

    Hockey

  • Snowboarding3
    70
    27
  • Sledding4
    41
    17

    Sledding

  • Bobsled5
    38
    20

    Bobsled

  • Dogsled racing6
    34
    21

    Dogsled racing

  • Luge7
    31
    19

    Luge

  • Boardercross8
    25
    18

    Boardercross

  • Snow rugby9
    24
    16

    Snow rugby

  • Snowmobiling10
    35
    33

    Snowmobiling

  • Ice Skating11
    38
    39

    Ice Skating

  • Tobogganing12
    20
    19

    Tobogganing

  • Ski archery13
    18
    21

    Ski archery

  • Yukigassen14
    15
    20

    Yukigassen

  • Biathlon15
    17
    27

    Biathlon

  • Snowshoeing16
    16
    31

    Snowshoeing