Freestyle Ski Cross
|Freestyle Ski Cross|
|Appears in||Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games|
|Info||Four players compete head-to-head down a course studded with waves and banks. The first to reach the finish wins.|
Freestyle Ski Cross is a Freestyle Sking Event that appears in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The objective of the event is to complete the course in the fastest time, with the event taking place in the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Toads and Chao appear as referees in this event.
In this event, the player start by swinging the Wii Remote down when "Go!" appears onscreen. Doing so with perfect timing will give the player a starting dash, however doing so too early will cause their start to be delayed. The player can also gain an extra boost by charging up power using with the right timing before starting the event. Once the event has started, the player can turn their character by tilting the Wii Remote left and right. The player can also cause their character to crouch and go faster by tilting the Wii Remote forward, and can twist it left and right to turn while crouching. When the player approaches jumps on the course, the player can swing the Wii Remote upwards to jump, with a swing closer to the edge of the jump giving them a larger speed boost when taking off and more air time, potentially allowing them to avoid other jumps on the course. The player can also gain a speed boost when landing the jump by swinging the Wii Remote down as the character touches back down on the snow. Small speed boosts can also be gained by hitting the flags on the edges of the course. The character that completes the course in the fastest time wins.
- Getting Ready
Let's begin with how to hold the Wii Remote Plus for Freestyle Ski Cross.
- This event is played by holding the Wii Remote Plus like a ski pole.
Let's go over how to start.
A moment after "Ready" appears, the "Go!" signal is given.
To start, swing the Wii Remote Plus down when the "Go!" signal is given.
Swing at the same time as the "Go!" signal for a starting dash.
Let's talk about how to turn and crouch as you ski.
Tilt the Wii Remote Plus left or right to turn.
As you ski, tilt the Wii Remote Plus forward to crouch and speed up.
You can turn while crouching by twisting the Wii Remote Plus left or right to change direction without losing speed.
Try skiing now.
Let's talk about how to jump.
To jump, swing the Wii Remote Plus up when you reach the end of the jump ramp.
Speed up and jump at the very end of a ramp to perform a large jump!
Try jumping now.
- Landing Boosts
Let's talk about landing boosts.
Swing the Wii Remote Plus the moment you land for a landing boost.
Try performing a landing boost now.
- Bumps on the course are marked with blue jump marks. If you successfully jump at the first jump mark, you can fly over three bumps at once.
- When using the Wii Remote Plus to play race events, tilt it toward the TV screen (where the sensor bar is) to speed up. During events, the Wii Remote Plus is typically held forward.
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