Khanty-Mansiysk is known as a capital of biathlon of Russia. But people of Khanty-Mansiysk region are also interested in cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and snowboarding. Some years ago a center of Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding was build. It's a unique sport building which combines alpine-skiing and snowboarding tracks, and tracks for cross-country skiing. The sports center is situated in 135 m above the sea line, the length of alpine skiing track is 630 m, the level difference is 135 m. The track for cross-country skiing is 15 km long.
Khanty Mansiysk is a region which conducts annual competitions "Lyzhnya Rossii". For about 10 000 persons of different ages and professionalism take part in this competition. For each category of participants special disciplines are chosen. Junior athletes of less than 18 were offered 5 km long track, elder people try themselves in 10 km race. But not only amateurs take part in this competition. Olympic champions and sports veterans also take part! "Lyzhnya Rossii" - is the most mass competition in the world!