Snowboarding Dictionary – Snowboarding Terms and Definitions

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These are the Snowboarding Terms, Definitions, Slang and other words currently stored in our Snowboarding Dictionary. If you know any snowboarding terms that are not mentioned in this list then go ahead and suggest a word for our dictionary.

There are 405 Snowboarding Terms in our Snowboarding Dictionary:

“BITCHIN” CALFDICK

(submitted by: tsk746)

its when your high backs press into your calf’s while making it impossible to ride. (Mike Lamb: Atomic Southeast Rep)

“BONED OUT”

(submitted by: dr.penguin)

used to explain the emphasis of style in a trick. if someone “boned out a indy” they would grab hard and create an emphasis of the maneuver such that his/her legs may appear extended or stretched to a maximum degree. or the style of the indy was more.

“FRONT”

(submitted by: Vindog)

This is the ultimate description of euphoria. That last trip to the mountains was FRONT!!!!Dude, he pulled of a FRONT airdog. Checkout the FRONT chick on the lift. Origin- Cold Front brings the start of the season, abreviate and it’s FRONT bro.

3, 5, 7, 9, 19, 12

(submitted by: imp_666)

Summaries of respectfully a 360, 540, 720, 900, 1080 or 1260 turn. Used for aerial tricks.

5-0 GRIND

(submitted by: SNOWB0ARDER)

A 5-0 grind is when you jump on a box or rail in a 50-50 and do a butter the rest of the way.

50/50

(submitted by: prorider179)

is when your board is facing straight and it can be on any rail, not just a house rail/box

50/50

(submitted by: SnowFreak)

up and down a battleship without falling

AASI

(submitted by: gjsnowboardr)

Stands for the the American Association of Snowboard Instructors. AASI is a way for snowboard instructors to put forth a safe, and fun lesson in which students can learn and enjoy the sport nationwide.

ACCESSORY MAN

(submitted by: piccalo2dbz)

A snowboarder with every piece of snowboard gear imaginable. He has been known to use it all at the same time whether or not the circumstances call for it.

AIRDOG

A snowboarder who jumps most of the time and is most interested in airial tricks

ALIEN LID AKA ALIEN

(submitted by: greglawum)

A Rider that wears a helmet used mostly by speed oriented downhill skiers. Helmets resembling what road cyclist wears.

ANCILLARY STOKE

(submitted by: piccalo2dbz)

The condition bestowed upon an onlooker or crowd as a snowboarder pulls off a totally insane maneuver.

ANDRECHT

(submitted by: xiAn)

A rear handed backside handplant with a front-handed grab.

ANGELO

(submitted by: boarderx)

A perfectly performed trick, turn or jump. With no fall involved, only professionals can be called. E.G. “That guy is busting Angelo-style!”

ARTIC COUGAR

(submitted by: w0b0)

An old lady who goes for really young guys on the slops and in the lodge

ASSPASS

(submitted by: northernboy)

when you fall on your ass but going so fast that you pass people on your ass -he pulled the old ”asspass” on me, and flew right by!

AVALANCHEACTIVATOR

(submitted by: imp_666)

A person who always triggers avalanches. E.G. “Look at that AvalancheActivator ride.”

B.C.O.C

(submitted by: Boardsam)

Boarders Code Of Conduct, Can be used as part of “are you part of the BCOC?” or “thats not part of the BCOC”

BACKCOUNTRY

(submitted by: imp_666)

Areas out of the ski hill boundaries; off-piste. E.G. �Let�s go shred the backcountry today.�

BACKCOUNTRY

(submitted by: antoinette)

Out of a resort area.

BACKSIDE 180

(submitted by: 58mtv77)

Aerial maneuver in which the rider makes a 180 degree rotatation off the jump leading with the heelside (clockwise for a regular stance-counterclockwise for goofy)

BACKSIDE BUTTSLIDE

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

A trick where the rider rides up beside a rail or box and sits on it, kicking their feet out and sliding across on their rump. Can be tweaked by putting arms behind head or blowing kisses to hot babes.

BACKSIDE RODEO

(submitted by: antoinette)

Coming off a jump and turning your back down the hill, flipping 540 and landing fakie or rotating a total of 720 and landing regular.

BACKSIDE RODEO

(submitted by: snowbunny13)

Coming off a jump and turning your back down the hill, flipping 540, and landing fakie or rotating a total of 720 and landing regular.

BAIL

(submitted by: dr.penguin)

to decide not to do a trick after started.

BAIL

A term used to describe crashing or falling. e.g. “He bailed and landed on his head.” (by Jason Dow)

BANGING

(submitted by: northernboy)

used when a nice trick was landed -that was a banging tail grab!

BARGE

(submitted by: DaShitz)

To go for a trick with all you’ve got. e.g. “Dude, you just gotta barge that jump!”

BATTLESHIP

(submitted by: Boustave)

A rail in the park that kinks up, then flattens out, then kinks back down.

BEAT

A term used to describe something that is not good. e.g. “It’s pretty beat that we have to shape the pipe all day.” (by Jason Dow)

BEEF

(submitted by: shorti7548)

A wipe-out; another word for biff. Ex: “Dude, I beefed that one so badly!”

BEEF WELLINGTON

(submitted by: Gwizzle)

Something thats hella big or tricky

BEIGE

(submitted by: reindeer)

Totally wack e.g. “Did you see that hoedad in the cafe? That is so beige,” or “How beige is the weather on the mountain!”

BETTY

(submitted by: xsxnxoxwx)

A girl who can’t ride (a poser who is a girl). Characteristics include: a Roxy snowboard, sideslipping through park, flirting, being loud and obnoxious, matching jacket, pants, hat, etc.

BETTY

(submitted by: antoinette)

Female rider

BETTY

(submitted by: alext)

female snowboarder

BI

(submitted by: snowaddict23)

Adj. To be able to ride a board either goofy or regular without any problems either way. Also see SWITCH.

BIFF

(submitted by: GeeWus)

to wipe out on, or fail anything e.g. “Did you see me biff that jump?” “Man, I biffed that pop quiz!”

BIFF

(submitted by: snowy_chick6)

Someone who wipes out real bad. For example, “Did you see his huge biff?”

BINGO

(submitted by: El Matto)

When you pull-off 3 360s in a row

BIP

(submitted by: eclipsebabie)

A mix between your butt and your hip.

BIZATCH

(submitted by: imp_666)

What you call someone who cut you off.

BLASTED A DOOKIE

(submitted by: baseball)

Seeing someone fall really hard while watching from the lift. e.g. “That kid blasted a dookie.”

BLAZIN’ RAISIN

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

The old man who’s just gunning it down the mountain.

BLEAH

(submitted by: El Matto)

Insane air.

BLINDSIDE

(submitted by: antoinette)

A term given to any rotation where the rider has oriented him/herself “blind” to his/her takeoff or landing and must stretch to look over their shoulder. Such a technique usually increases the difficulty.

BLINGERS

(submitted by: Xorplon)

Refers to the people who buy all matching equipment regardeles of quality or performance and are on the hill not to snowboard but to be seen snowboarding.

BLUE BIRD

(submitted by: Moccjet)

A beautiful day. e.g. “Cuttin’ the pow pow on a blue bird day.”

BOARSKII

(submitted by: Danielle1414)

This word is Snowboarding and Skiing in one. My friend and I made it up since she skiis and we had to combine the words so we could go, “Boarskiing” together.

BOMB

(submitted by: imp_666)

To point the nose of your board straight down the hill to accelerate. E.G. �He bombed the jump at 60 miles!�

BOMB

(submitted by: jmorocks2)

rocket down a hill

BOMB HOLE

(submitted by: sxskater125)

A big hole in the landing of a powder jump from somebody bailing. “If you make a bomb hole on the landing of that jump, everybody will hate you.’

BONED OUT

(submitted by: antoinette)

A term used to explain the emphasis of style in a trick. In other words, if someone “boned out an indy” they would grab hard and create an emphasis of the maneuver such that his/her legs may appear extended or stretched to a maximum degree.

BONJ

(submitted by: snowed in)

A person who takes a beating of everybody on and off the piste.

BONKING

Hitting an object really, really hard with your Snowboard

BONO

(submitted by: snowbunny12)

to hit a tree going real fast not purposely

BONO

(submitted by: greglawum)

Riding/Skiing into a tree at high speed and not by choice.

BONUS LIFE

(submitted by: El Matto)

When you smoke the competitors in a competition

BOOMPH

(submitted by: xcmonkxc154)

It’s what is said when you fall in the thick stuff, because “Boomph” is the sound that is made.

BOOST

A term used to describe catching air off of a jump. e.g. “He boosted ten feet out of the halfpipe.”

BOOTER

(submitted by: JTSECK)

This refers to a massive kicker that needs to be hit down harder to insane air, thus requiring a harder kick than a kicker. “Oh man that thing is huge, it’s definitely a booter.”

BOTWOKER

(submitted by: gcoombs)

A term used to describe a new boarder who can’t stay upright

BOWLING PINS

(submitted by: mxbucher)

Skiers, or sometimes boarders, who are making an obstruction of themselves. Typically skiers who stop in a group blocking the track, most often on a flat spot or at the top of an incline a boarder will need to keep speed up to get over (where it is most annoying). Can also be slow skiers carving together in such a way that you can’t pass them.

BP

(submitted by: Creg_h2)

Boarder Patrol

BRA TREE

(submitted by: krunkmanOG)

when girls throw bras and panties on a tree under the lift

BRICK

(submitted by: IceFaceRider)

When someone hits a kicker and their snowboard comes out from underneath them and they land on there back. (derived from kids in the east coast)

BRID (PRONOUNCED ‘BREATHE’)

(submitted by: simongerrard)

A common term used to describe an unintentional fast descent e.g. “coming down on the last run, I intially intended to stay off the fall line, but in the end I just had to Brid”

BRO

(submitted by: mitchpne)

If you don’t know someones name on the mountain you call them bro

BROADWAY

(submitted by: sevyt)

a word that means really cool or good eg that trick was so broadway.same as words like sick,rad

BUNK

(submitted by: hyslacker06)

When something is wack. Mostly when the pipe or best run is closed EX: “Dude, the pipe is closed? That’s Bunk!”

BUNNY HILL

(submitted by: w0b0)

Small hill usually with a toe rope where beginners learn to snowboard.

BUST

A term used the same as the verb “to do” only with more emphasis. e.g. “He busted huge air over that tree.”

BUTT SLIDE

(submitted by: xsxnxoxwx)

The result of sliding out while attempting a backside boardslide.

BUTTER

(submitted by: jDigity1)

This refers to a tail press on flatland or a box. Example: Dude, I totally landed that switch butter!

BUTTER

(submitted by: imp_666)

When you lean on the nose of your board (like a nose manual) and swing the tail of your board in front. E.G. �Did you see that butter to BS 5?�

BUTTER PRETZEL

(submitted by: cjelinek222)

this trick is where you do a butter frontside or back side then 180

BUTTERY

(submitted by: 58mtv77)

description of a snowboard with good flex that lends itself well to the butter maneuver

CASE IT

(submitted by: SLTkilla)

Landing on the nuckle of the jump and compressing.

CHATTER

When the snowboard vibrates unnecessarily. Usually this happens at higher speeds and through turns. Racers are always trying to reduce chatter in their boards so they can stay in control. (by Jason Dow)

CHILLAX

(submitted by: Timwalker)

It means chillout and relax.

CHOPPY CHOPPY

(submitted by: DBoarder)

Rough Terrain “Its a little choppy choppy today, lets bail.”

CHUMPLES

(submitted by: Jarneil)

A fat kid that has no skillz

CMANIA

(submitted by: imp_666)

A person obsessed with taking C-boxes.

COLORADO SLIDE

(submitted by: chiyo27)

Coming to a halt by sliding your board between someone else’s bindings, intentionally or otherwise.

CORDUROY

When a snowcat freshly grooms a trail it will leave a finely ridged surface. Corduroy is usual very nice for laying out clean turns. (by Jason Dow)

CORK OR CORKED

(submitted by: gjsnowboardr)

Is freestyle used to describe an off-axis rotation.

CORNICE

(submitted by: imp_666)

A sudden drop-off, usually in the backcountry. E.G. � Wow! That was a huge cornice eh?�

COULOIRS

(submitted by: keerah)

Slopes. e.g. “Rockin’ down the badass couloirs”.

CRAPTASTIC

(submitted by: colonelIngus)

Fantastically crapy. Examples: “the conditions on the Mt are craptastic.” or “that craptastic landing wishboned my board.”

CRASHTASTIC

(submitted by: meat3098)

this word is used when you observe someone who has completely beefed so bad that it is amazing that they are alive.

CRATER

A term used to describe a crash or fall. e.g. “He fell off the lift and cratered into a snow bank.” (by Jason Dow)

CREW

(submitted by: Looneytune3)

A group of people you shred with. “We had mad crew shredding last weekend.”

CRISPY

(submitted by: snow_boardk2)

Used to define something that happened and was awsome -“That was stunt was hella crispy bro!” (also see Crunchy)

CRUISER RUN

(submitted by: joelle)

What you call making a relaxed and mellow run on a fairly smooth trail.

CRUMPET

(submitted by: crumpet360)

english people eat these for good luck before hitting the slopes

CRUNCHY

(submitted by: kurtbizcsu)

A term used to describe something great, i.e., “The snow is super crunchy right now.”

CRUST-BUSTIN’

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

Glorious in every way. I.E. “Yo bro, that 360 tail press was Crust-Bustin’!”

CRUSTY

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

Ugly (As in chicks) or sketchy (as in tricks)

CRUTCH

(submitted by: Creg_h2)

A boarder who has a ski pole and pushes hisself/herself with the pole.

CURLING FIELD

(submitted by: wakawakadoo)

when the slopes are so icy that they resemble a curling field. ex. “check out that kid shreding the curling field”

DANK

(submitted by: coloboy08)

An expression used to describe awesomeness. Ex: that board is totally dank!

DEATH COOKIE

(submitted by: meat3098)

a big snowball in the middle of a run frozen to the ground.

DECK

(submitted by: podcaspro)

The top of both sides of the halfpipe where riders can drop-in or destroy themselves if they fail to carry momentum properly. ie. dude I just hit the deck and bailed backwards to the bottom of the pipe or dude just lean forward and lift your knees to get on the deck of the halfpipe.

DIRTY POOL

(submitted by: coloboy08)

describing a really awsome run or trick EX. That 1080 air was dirty pool!

DOG TRAINER

(submitted by: edo520)

A parent that has their kid on a leash to teach them how to snowboard.

DOINKLET

1. A word to describe someting that can’t be described 2. Forign Currency. e.g. “Did you see the size of the DOINKLET’S?”

DOLPHIN TURN

(submitted by: gjsnowboardr)

This is making an ollie movement to change edges in a turn down the hill. Example: heelside nose lifts of snow first then heelside tail , then nose toeside lands and then tail toeside and so forth.

DOPE

(submitted by: dr.penguin)

very cool. used to say someone did a sweet trick.

DOPE

(submitted by: green_laugh)

To say that was good, great, excellent! E.g. “Dude, that was dope!”

DRAGON

(submitted by: lancer1x)

A term used for when a Ski/ Snowbaord instructor is leading a bunch of small children around that are wearing red or orange “please don”t hit me” vests. It is characterized as a dragon because from a distance, the line of red dots resemble a dragon. Usually, this word is only used when the Dragon is in your way, or your about to take out one of its kids.

DRIFTER

(submitted by: imp_666)

Beginner snowboarder who ‘drifts’ across the hill by side-slipping back and forth.

DROP TROU

(submitted by: steezergirl1)

insult, short for drop your trousers, :”drop trou you bonj”

DROPPED A LOAD

(submitted by: sxskater125)

Shaking the snow off your board while on a lift so it hits somebody below. “You totally dropped a load on that chick.”

DROPPING IN

(submitted by: analog_274)

Who is going next down the run, jump, or rail.

DRY SLOPE

(submitted by: McMuffin)

A snowboard or ski slope that is not made out of snow and can be used year round in places that dont get very much snow.

DUDE

(submitted by: Vic)

if you don’t know someones name just call them dude

DUST ON CRUST

(submitted by: Dusted)

Thin layer of snow on top of crusty snow (snow with ice on top).

DUTTY

(submitted by: mitchpne)

If something is really good same as sick “wow dutty jump bro”

DYKE BOARD

(submitted by: krunkmanOG)

When someone is using a board that is too short for their height

EASTWOLF HELISKI

(submitted by: eastwolf)

new heliski company in gudauri, georgia

EAT SNOW

(submitted by: maxair3)

Same as face plant.

ELGEURIAL (BFM)

(submitted by: snowbunny13)

It is an invert where the halfpipe wall is approached fakie, the rear hand is planted, a 360-degree backside rotation is made, and the rider lands going forward. This is named after Eddie Elguera.

EPIC

(submitted by: SnOwAdict)

Anything that is totally awsome. e.g. “That jump was wicked epic”, “That board is epic”

‘ERIAL

(submitted by: El Matto)

When you get some air and meditate.

ETCHED OUT

(submitted by: podcaspro)

When the opening take-off area for a jump, rail, or piece of equipment is cut into and tracks are left by the snowboarders edges when turning before the take-off or lip of the jump. (ie. that ride up to that jib is etched out like crazy, lets go hit some tables.)

FACE PLANT

(submitted by: imp_666)

Landing face first.

FACE PLANT

(submitted by: Snomaster)

When you fall and plant your face deep in the snow

FAKIE

Riding the snowboard backwards from a normal stance

FAKIE

(submitted by: xiAn)

Riding backwards.

FAKIE TO ASS

(submitted by: b_ho)

When attempting a rail or picnic table Fakie that you fall off rail or table and land hard on your ass.

FALL LINE

(submitted by: ayesha)

The route directly down the hill; it is the most direct path down a mountain.

FALLING LEAF

(submitted by: Firenze14)

Beginner snowboarder that rides one edge horizontally, back and forth, the whole way down the slope.

FANCY PANTS

(submitted by: ZeroEnna)

Some old fart of a two-planker that’s wearing snowpants from the 80s – the one that’s like hunting while skiing or making a hippy statement.

FEESH

(submitted by: funncriminal)

Cool foreign dude from the Andes that pulls lots of hot chick with his South American charm.

FLAIL

A term used to describe riding badly and out of control. (by Jason Dow)

FLAMBOYANT WEEZY

(submitted by: $*MaGiK*$)

What a snowboarder looks like after he has been drunk or stoned, goes off a jump, and hits a tree or pole at full speed.

FLUKE

(submitted by: iccledude)

A fluke is when you pull off an insane trick without meaning.

FLUTE

(submitted by: dr.penguin)

A column of snow stacked on a terrain feature such as a rock or on a near-vertical slope

FLY-SWATTER

(submitted by: cbarker)

When you catch an edge and fall forward, slapping the ground very quickly and rapidly, often results in a ‘whiplash’ feeling.

FRAGGLE

(submitted by: ferdofranza)

Term for accident involving two snowboarders, when the boards entangle causing injury.

FREAK A LEAK

(submitted by: snodude)

to take a piss

FRESHIES

(submitted by: flowhead)

The morning powder before other boarders or skiers have hit the slopes. USAGE: After realizing that you and your friends are the first people off the lift, “Woah, major freshies dude.”

FRUIT BOOTER

(submitted by: coloboy08)

A word used to describe a skier. EX: “Thst damn fruit booter cut me off!”

FS

(submitted by: imp_666)

Frontside (If you�re regular, spinning to the left. If you�re goofy, spinning to the right). E.G. �He did an FS 180.�

FUDGED

(submitted by: santaheckler)

To mess up something badly…(i.e. You fudged that jib dorkmo!)

GAFFER

(submitted by: mudderhucker)

Skier or “tourist in the way with no business on the mountian”. `nuff said…

GANGSTAR

(submitted by: KingHezel)

A rider so on form that it is considered illegal to shame his fellow riders in such a fashion.

GANJALA RIDE

(submitted by: Mr Charlie)

A ride on the gondola, during which the occupants partake of some kind bud.

GAP

(submitted by: imp_666)

To fly over something without touching it. e.g.” I gaped the road.”

GAPER

(submitted by: kaysta)

pronounced “GAY-per”, an inexperienced skiier or boarder who attempts runs or tricks that they are not able for- ironically ends up with no injuries themself but causes everyone else to break bones.

GHETTO

(submitted by: reindeer)

Something that is very gross or crusty, i.e. “I lent my board to a mate and it was all ghetto when i got it back.”

GIGANDOIDTRON

(submitted by: boob)

A wave or jump that resembles a large monster.

GNAR POW KILL

(submitted by: srr797)

when youre slashin the gnar pow full on ( e.g. Kaley is goin gnar pow kill on Qualmie fo’ real)

GNARLY

(submitted by: imp_666)

Wicked, awsome, cool. e.g. “That was gnarly.”
According to tarn montagu, it could also mean something hard, e.g. “That’s a gnarly drop.”

GNARYLEBONE

(submitted by: CHRIS-Martin)

For those of us who live in Marylebone london, but still like to rock sweet pow pow on our sick boards. e.g. “This slope is gnarylebone”

GNATS

(submitted by: greglawum)

Beginner, confused, selfish, or aloof Riders that sit on trails, usually in the middle and mostly to talk or Gape at the view.

GON-GUIPTOO

(submitted by: greglawum)

A Rider/Skier that has gone berserk in either a positive or negative way. Typcially when a Rider has pulled off a difficut feat or when a Rider/Skier has had enough and lashes out, usually at resort staff.

GOOFY

Riding with the right foot in front instead of the left foot which is the normal stance

GROMMET (GROM)

Another name for a small, young snowboarder. Especially one who is very “in” to snowboarding. (by Jason Dow)

GROOMER

(submitted by: CeeQ)

Another word for piste. e.g. “He cruised the groomers all day.”

HAIF

(submitted by: Haifer)

High Altitude Induced Flatulence aka – Mountain Butt The curious, and as yet unexplained, condition experienced when coming from sea level to a higher elevation

HANDSOME PANTS

(submitted by: ZeroEnna)

Some dude with spiffy snowpants that’s just been stomping it all day. e.g. “Way to stomp it Handsome Pants!”

HANDY DANDY

(submitted by: Fiore)

a person….(usually old and on ski’s) ….. carving all over the place and cunttin people off left and right

HEADER

(submitted by: imp_666)

Headfirst dive. E.G. �He took a header trying a flip.�

HEEL TO HEELS

(submitted by: gjsnowboardr)

This refers to the action that happens when hopping backside 180s between the transition of turns, using nothing but the heelside edge of the board. This is typically more difficult than toe to toes because of the backside rotation.

HEELSIDE EDGE

(submitted by: snowbunny13)

This is the edge of the board that is closest to the rider’s heels.

HELLA

(submitted by: dr.penguin)

awesome (that was hella) or really (that was hella cool)

HERB

(submitted by: Vic)

Short for Herbert, a bad snowboarder or skier. In particular a skier who cuts boarders up and can’t do parelell turns. Good looking female boarders and skiers are exempt from bieng called herbs.

HIPPIE

(submitted by: El Matto)

Someone who boards shirtless with a peace-sign necklace.

HIT

(submitted by: imp_666)

1. Park feature. E.G. �There are 23 hits in the park.� 2. To trick off a park feature. E.G. �Let�s go hit the rail.�

HOEDAD

(submitted by: hyslacker06)

The person you always see at the lodge or sitting in the parking lot with his board, but never hits the mountain EX: “That guy is a hoedad”

HOMBRE

(submitted by: imp_666)

Spanish for guy, dude, homie etc.

HOT DOG

(submitted by: baby2cool4u)

Really quality female snowboarder who tears up the slopes

HOWLER

(submitted by: Rkanjl)

extremely windy day that threatens to shut down the lift; “Dude, it’s a howler up here today, if they shut down the lift we’re hiking the park.” Can also be when you bomb a run and howl (“A-roo!”) at slowpokes when you blow by ’em.

HUCKER

One who throws himself/herself wildly through the air and does not land on his/her feet. (by Jason Dow)

HUCKFEST

A gathering of snowboarders riding as hard and wild as possible

HUGE

(submitted by: imp_666)

1. A term to describe something (stunt, idea, trick, discovery etc.) that is big. 2. A term to describe something (stunt, idea, trick, discovery etc.) that is awesome, gnarly or insane.

ICEPHALT

(submitted by: Rkanjl)

A run so icy that you’d be better off on skates. Instant concussion if you catch an edge.

INVERTED

(submitted by: imp_666)

Upside-down. E.G. �He pulled an inverted method.�

JAM

(submitted by: SwatForce023)

Abreviation of the word jampiece. Same meaning. “That run was the jam!”

JAMES BROWN

(submitted by: d loco)

A trick done on the heel side edge of your snowboard across a box or rail (opposite of a micheal jackson)

JAMPIECE

(submitted by: SwatForce023)

Something that is excessively cool, beautiful, fun. “Hey Bro, that pow was the jampiece!” “That girl is a jampiece!”

JAPAN

(submitted by: snowbunny13)

In this maneuver, the front hand grabs the toe edge, the front knee is tucked and the board is pulled up and the back is arched.

JEANER

(submitted by: lineinvaders)

people who board\ski with jeans on

JELLYBEANING

(submitted by: tj1286)

When you go down a run where you’re not allowed, and you have to hike back up to avoid being caught by a guy in an orange coat and becoming kicked off the mountain. Example: Dude, it sucks that we had to jellybean it back there.

JIB

The act of riding on something other than snow, i.e. rails, trees, garbage cans, logs. (by Jason Dow)

JIMMY LEG

(submitted by: Coach Matty)

Describes a snowboarder in the �Dirty South� that rides with a stiff, strait front leg and kicks (jimmies) the tail with their back foot. From Jason �The Jam� Cataloochee Ski Mtn. Founded in 2005 at an AASI Level I Exam

JOEY

(submitted by: 720)

Someone who is a beginner skier/snowboarder and/or has a gap between his or her goggles and helmet. See Gaper

JOEY

(submitted by: DontJerseyVT)

Someone who skis or boards in his jeans

JOLLYOLLIE

(submitted by: santaheckler)

WHen you crash doing an ollie and everyone laughs at you.

KARAHE

(submitted by: boob)

Someone or something that is barely tolerable. May also be used as an adjective to describe something that is barely tolerable.

KICKER

(submitted by: pwdermonky)

To build your own jump. “We built a sick kicker in the back country”

KICKIN CHICKEN

(submitted by: BDurbs)

When someone (usually a snowboarder) catches large air either off of a jump or in a pipe, and kicks their legs back and forth to keep stable. This also includes RAM, or Rapid Arm Movement.

KILLA’

(submitted by: El Matto)

A homicidal maniac who boards with a knife in one hand. Hint: don’t p!ss him off.

KINK

(submitted by: joelle)

When riding halfpipes or other jumps, one may come into contact with various abnormal and not smoothly transitional surfaces. These kinks cause problems when trying to ride over them.

KOOKOO

(submitted by: tempguy)

Doing something that is a bit crazy but awesomely entertaining. e.g. a kookoo run, a kookoo move, “Did you see that man? That was kookoo!”

KRUNKED

(submitted by: Timwalker)

Someone that gets so messed up they cant move for like 45 seconds. e.g. “That dude just got krunked on that 15-stair!”

LATE

A term used to describe incorporating something into a trick just before its’ completion and landing, i.e. a Method to Late 180 would mean doing a method air and at the last possible second rotating 180 degrees and landing fakie. (by Jason Dow)

LAWN CHAIR AIR

(submitted by: Johnny)

To jump very high and then to collapse like a lawn chair upon impact.

LAYOUT

(submitted by: arie_boarder)

used to describe someone when they land flat on their back “dude he totally just did a layout”

LE MRCELLE/ LE GARY

(submitted by: laura)

To be an air dog who always asks the question, ou est le discotech?

LEAF

(submitted by: robster)

To sway from side to side all the way down the hill

LEGIT

(submitted by: ColoRADogirl)

Similar to real or absolutely awesome. “That trick was so legit!”

LEONARD

(submitted by: sebspiderweb)

A person who is generally having a rough day, constantly stacking, not landing jumps and is just a big FAIL

LIMP

(submitted by: imp_666)

Unnecessary faking of an injury.

LINE

(submitted by: SnOwAdict)

The path you take, usually backcountry, or off the reg slope lay-out. e.g. “How was that line?”

LIP

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The top of the jump; the part that is usually quite steep. E.G. “That’s an insane lip.”

LIPLAYER

(submitted by: imp_666)

A person who bails at the lip of the jump. E.G. �Hey! There�s a LipLayer.�

LIP-MOLE

(submitted by: pkirst4359)

This refers to a person who sits behind a lip of a large jump so you cannot see him or her until you are in the air.

LOCKDOWN

(submitted by: silvestri_16)

When a rider definitely lands a trick to do his skill level. eg. “yo he’s got that trick on lockdown, there’s no way he won’t stick that”.

LOTTOEY

(submitted by: imp_666)

Rich person, often with really, really really, really expensive stuff. E.G. “That lottoey can’t ride for beans, eh?”

LOUNGING POSER

(submitted by: alaskagrown)

The guy or girl that walks around the Resort Hotel taking advanage of the free internet Wi-Fi hookup on his/her laptop, always in the lobby chillin, walking around at 2 in the morning to find someone to talk to, you always seem to see this person everytime you go in an elevator, walks around in the robe and slippers from their room(mostly the guys do this), and yet you never see them with a board or any gear. Eventually you start to wonder if this person even has a room! Quote: “Dude! That girl just sits there on Myspace for hours!” or “That guy is so lame, he thinks he’s cool because he can “pull-off” the robe and slippers. It’s really not a pretty sight.

LUMP

(submitted by: YlekYoatY)

A landfill turned into skihill. It is very common in the midwest. Ex: “Dude when do we get off this lump and shred some mountain pow?”

MANNY

(submitted by: soad9307)

Slang for a manual

MANUAL

(submitted by: imp_666)

To ride with the nose of your board elevated from the ground; wheelie. E.G. �That guy can manual the whole flat.�

MAX AIR PLUMMET

(submitted by: maxair3)

Get max air off a jump, go horizontal in the air, forget to land and do a face plant.

MEAT TORPEDO

(submitted by: duffus)

A child between the ages of 4 and 9 years, on skis, with no concept of fear, speed or momentum.

MILAGS OR MILAGRO

(submitted by: boob)

A word used to describe something that that’s really cool. The polar opposite of something that is uncool or barely tolerable (see karahe).

MISTYFLIP

(submitted by: prorider179)

frontflip 180

MOB

(submitted by: TduBB)

to go very fast down a hill or do something sick off a jump. or just to leave.” hey lets mob down this hill.”im gonna mob this kicker.” dude im done, lets mob outta here”. its an oregon thing. peacE!

MOFO

(submitted by: El Matto)

A ski-instructor

MOGULS

(submitted by: Paradoxjosh)

The bumps on a hill, that are created from snow being pushed down the mountain.

MONKEY BRAINS

(submitted by: El Matto)

Lingo for supper.

MONKEY TRAIL

(submitted by: imp_666)

A little off-piste trail, often through the woods. E.G. �I hit a rock taking the monkey trail.�

MUNTJAC

(submitted by: gcoombs)

A term used to describe a boarder who disappears off on his own, becoming elusive and almost unknown to the rest of the group.

MUPPET

(submitted by: brokenboardr)

Friendly insult, as in “Ya muppet”.

MYSTERY DATE

(submitted by: mdb99jh)

When you stick your back arm out for balance

NECTAR (NEC-TER)

(submitted by: Studmuffin)

Totally Sweet,Awsome Insane. “That Trick was so frikin nectar.”

NEWBE

(submitted by: Creg_h2)

A new boarder that is not very good.

NO JOY

(submitted by: PSUfelon)

Borrowed from pilot slang, “Top Gun”- not possible/ no good/ why bother. e.g. Q-“What abot the lift?” A-“No joy- line is wicked long.”

NOLLIE

(submitted by: 58mtv77)

To launch the board into the air as with an ollie except to do so loading the nose of the board instead of the tail to get the pop.

NOOB

(submitted by: snowbunny732)

New Boarder (can also be used to insult people). e.g. “That noob over there wiped out on the bunny hill!”

NOSE MANUAL

(submitted by: imp_666)

To ride with the tail of your board elevated from the ground; nose wheelie. E.G. �Can you pull a nose manual?�

NUCKLE

(submitted by: SLTkilla)

Point on jump right before the landing.

NUKE

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

To bomb a hill

OL’ POPS

(submitted by: imp_666)

Old people on the ski hill, generally wearing the 70’s neon one piece suits. Some guys bomb kickerz and do the the splits. Kinda weird eh?

OLLIE

(submitted by: imp_666)

The act of lifting the nose and tail of your board into the air at the same time. �That ollie was HUGE!�

ONE-FOOTY

(submitted by: imp_666)

Riding with only one foot in your bindings. E.G. “Did you see that guy take the box one-footy.”

OSCAR

(submitted by: edo520)

A person who has all the nice things such as nice board and nice outfit but sucks at snowboarding. They are really good at acting so they deserve an oscar.

PACK

A term used to describe a crash or fall. e.g. “He packed into that snow bank and broke his leg.” (by Jason Dow)

PANTBINDER

(submitted by: sheena ellis)

A boarder who displays a cavalier attitude to their own survival.

PARGNAR

(submitted by: d_schneids)

Partially Gnarly

PENGUIN SLIDES

(submitted by: helenproride)

Lie face down on the snow on a green or blue slope (red or black for the extreme penguin sliders out there). Press your belly into the snow and raise your snowboard up off the ground by bending your knees. Slide down the slope as fast as you can while looking like a penguin… The “penguin slide”…fun for all families!

PERPENDICULARITY

(submitted by: Snow Wolf)

This is the degree to which a snowboarder maintains a stance that is always perpendicular to the snow surface. Imagine an upside down “T”. Maintaining this image helps the rider remain balanced and in control of their snowboard.

PEW PEW

(submitted by: Shreddngnar)

A thin layer of fresh pow on top if compacted snow

PEW PEW

(submitted by: Shreddngnar)

A thin layer of pow on top of compacted snow

PHAT

Used to describe how exceptional something is. “Phat Air” might be a really styled out trick as well as being “large”, that is, very high.

PIPE

(submitted by: imp_666)

Short for halfpipe. E.G. �Check out his style in the pipe.�

PISTE (PRONOUNCED PEEST)

(submitted by: dave1billion)

(Mostly) European word for a trail, slope, or a groomed run. Frence word meaning trail or track.

PLANK

(submitted by: imp_666)

A snowboard. Referal to older snowboards.

PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICOVOLCANOCONIOSIS

(submitted by: DoctorRieux)

Long way of saying ‘black lung,’ or more correctly, ‘silicosis’. Longest word in the English language. If you snowboard in coal mines long enough, you might get it.

POACH

If the Halfpipe is closed, or the powder field is roped off… and you rode it anyway… you poached it. (by Jason Dow)

POACH

(submitted by: bludevl45)

To ride a snowboard in a ski only area and or ski only resort and not get caught by the red coats. Made famous by jake burtons request for video evidence of Snowboarders in Mad River Glen Vt, Deer Valley Ut, Alta Ski area Ut, and Taos Ski Valley Nm. JAke burton offered 5000 dollars for video of one of these being poached someone could win 20,000 dollars

POETRY

(submitted by: imp_666)

Mix of odd lingo, Swiffers and wonked stoners.

POO ICE

(submitted by: xxsnowmanxx)

A description of hard snow that might be dirty/ nasty, ect. ex: Man theres so much poo ice out there . Dang it!

POP

(submitted by: coldsnowride)

getting the push off the lip of a pipe or jump ex. “i didnt get the pop i needed to pull that trick”

POP TART

(submitted by: stinkrocket)

when you fall, and one side of your body is covered in snow, like a frosted pop tart. frontside poptart=front covered in snow. backside poptart=back covered in snow.

POSEUR

One who pretends to be something one is not. (by Jason Dow)

POTE

(submitted by: El Matto)

French for homie, guy, dude.

POW

(submitted by: imp_666)

1. A punch. 2. Short for powder. E.G. “Shreddin’ da pow.”

POW POW

(submitted by: Moccjet)

Fresh powder. e.g. “Cuttin the pow pow.”

POWDER PUFF

(submitted by: Parkay)

Somebody who only loves riding pow

POWNED

(submitted by: volcomdude)

Normally 1337 lingo: meaning to completely waste the competition or to pull off a big trick when someone said you couldn’t. e.g. “That dude said i couldnt do a 360…well i totaly powned him!”

POW-PHOBIA

(submitted by: lovelovelie)

someone who doesn’t ski or snowboard, or even hit the couloirs.

PRESS

(submitted by: snowaddict23)

To apply pressure to a designated point of the board (nose or tail) and elevate the opposite end. Ex. “I stretched a sweet tail press down that face”.

PRICKS WITH STICKS

(submitted by: Janos)

An insulting term used to describe an annoying skier or group of skiers.

PULLIN A PLAX

(submitted by: The D-Plax)

A person who is cruising down a run with no problem, and then outta no where he dirfs it all by his self. EX: Dude that kid just pulled a Plax.

PUNCH

Crashing bad. “He caught his toe edge and punched the jump.”

QP

(submitted by: imp_666)

Short for quarter pipe. E.G. �Look at that QP!�

RABBIT

(submitted by: Almightyzapp)

An old man/woman riding in the park. (Tricks are for kids)

RACHETS

(submitted by: w0b0)

Traditional style of bindings. i.e strap in bindings

RAD!

(submitted by: BurtonMan)

Something that is totally sick!! aka cool or awesome. EX. “Dude that trick was Rad!”

RAGDOLL

(submitted by: CT(_))

Bail that occurs most at high speeds. One will catch and edge (usually heel) that sends them carooning out of control, resembling the form of a ragdoll, as they descend the slope.

RAPTOR

(submitted by: pkirst4359)

This is a boarder who rides with his or her arms out, much like a tight rope walker.

RHINO FUCK

(submitted by: lineinvaders)

another name for the knuckle. “aww man i landed right on the rhino fuck” also a verb “that kid just rhino fucked that jump”

RIDIN HIGH

(submitted by: krunkmanOG)

when people smoke bud on the way up a lift

RINSE

(submitted by: Muzzscott)

A versatile term used when describing excellent boarding technique e.g. “Mate, check out that hot chick, she’s on the rinse.” or “Dude, you totally rinsed that 720.”

RIP

(submitted by: sxskater125)

Snowboards very well. “Wow, that kid rips.”

RIPPIN FLAKE

(submitted by: mrmacamillio)

coined in 2006 by Andy McPherson, rippin flake is a general term to describe all snowboarding. E.G> I’ve been rippin flake all week in Tahoe, brodal.

ROCHAMBEAU

(submitted by: daysailer1)

This is a technique used at lineup by snowboard instructors to determine who is teaching instead of hitting the knee deep freshies.

ROCKY

(submitted by: imp_666)

A person obsessed with ollieing or bonking rocks. E.G. “Hey look, it’s Rocky!”

RODEO

(submitted by: prorider179)

is a backflip 540

ROLLING DOWN THE WINDOWS

(submitted by: joelle)

A phrase used to describe when someone is caught off balance and they rotate their arms wildly in the air to try and recover.

RUBE GOLDBERG

(submitted by: Rube10)

A term to describe a huge combonatoiin of tricks. E.G. he pulled a Rube Goldberg

SALAMI SANDWICH

(submitted by: riley7)

The ridiculously overpriced food at the lodge. i.e. “that food is so salami sandwich!”

SAUCE

(submitted by: bradvandal)

sauce- realated to sliding on rails with style. ( we gunna sauce dem rails up tonight

SCHRIFF

(submitted by: sureshotsam)

to carve with style, head-turner i.e. “That guy is shriffing out there.”

SCHWANK (PRONOUNCED AS SHU WANK)

(submitted by: goat34)

Super; cool; awesome. e.g. “That phat 9 was Schwank”

SCOPE

(submitted by: imp_666)

To check something out. E.G. �We scoped out the landing before we hit the jump�.

SCORCH MUFFINS

(submitted by: swasmith)

The ultimate bad ending to anything big (On your ass)

SCORPIAN

(submitted by: StezzCapeCod)

Face plant so hard that your legs and you board hit the back of your head like a scorpian’s tail

SCORPION

(submitted by: Nuckler)

When you go to stop but your toes dig into the snow and your head flies forward. i.e. “That noob over there did the scorpion when he tried to stop.”

SCORPION

(submitted by: misterrob0to)

usually starts with a face plant then your board and legs resembles a scorpion stinger

SCREWED

(submitted by: gjsnowboardr)

This is what happens to you and your board when a screw is higher then the lexion top sheet on a jib feature. This typically results in broken edge, and body.

SEAL BOARDING

(submitted by: Liz_ard_79)

Lying on your belly with the board held up like a spoiler (so you don’t take off) and bombing down the slope. Works best where you know that the terrain’s farily smooth.

SESSION

A name for a certain interval in which one snowboards. e.g. “That was a good halfpipe session, but the powder session was even better.” (by Jason Dow)

SHACK

(submitted by: El Matto)

Lodge at a ghetto hill.

SHACK BOOTER

(submitted by: imp_666)

A kind of jump consisting of a triangular prism of snow. E.G. �Let�s air off the shack booter.�

SHARKING TORPEDO

(submitted by: boarderx)

A crash when you know that it’s going wrong, and you eventually let yourself fall to the ground.

SHAVE IT

(submitted by: debrah)

Shave the fresh powder off a mountain or top of cornice

SHITTER

(submitted by: board naked)

to wipe out BAD and eat mad snow ex : dayum that dude just took a huggge shitter

SHLOBY

(submitted by: Clint_01)

bigger snowboarder who thinks he or she can get mager air but really only get a couple inch off the jump…or beau mondeau

SHMOB

(submitted by: keed247)

To wrecklessly control your vehicle or snowboard. e.g. “Let’s shmob the new Caddy.” or “This party sucks. Let’s shmob.”

SH’MON

(submitted by: booyaboy)

Can be used as a verb or a noun. Verb = to go or move or come. e.g. “Wow! You Sh’moned that one.” Noun = word used if you don’t know what something is called or just can’t think of it at the moment. e.g. “Could you pass the Sh’mon?”

SHRALP

(submitted by: imp_666)

To ride really aggressively; shred. E.G. �That guy sure shralps the park well.�

SHRED

(submitted by: imp_666)

To tear up the terrain.

SHRED

(submitted by: jcolaizzo)

carve with intensity

SHRED HEAD

(submitted by: Shred Ham)

someone who is really good at snowboarding but always shreds with people worse than them

SHRED SLED

(submitted by: Forum08eughh)

This is another word for your snowboard. Example: “I’ve been ripping sweet pow pow all day long on my shred sled.”

SHRED THE GNAR

(submitted by: miwwiw)

To shred something gnarly (hard), like a hard run.

SHREDDER

(submitted by: Shredder)

a really good snowboarder that kid can shred man

SHRIPPING

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

Shredding + Ripping = Shripping

SHUT DOWN

(submitted by: sxskater125)

Stomping a crazy trick, or crashing very badly. “Dude, you just shut down the park with that fs 720!” or “Man, he crashed so hard, he got shut down.”

SICILIAN

(submitted by: antimatter)

Highly impressive, epic, daring, corageous, grand, fearless. Massive, huge, legend. “That was a sicilian jump, sis!” “This sicilian hangover ain’t good”

SICK

An expression used to describe something exceptionally good. (by Jason Dow)

SICK NASTY

(submitted by: jrsboarder)

intense; insane

SKATING

(submitted by: sNaApZ)

With front foot strapped in board, push with other foot then put it on stomp pad and ride….to the lift.

SKETCHING

The act of riding along precariously and near falling. (by Jason Dow)

SKETCHY

(submitted by: moshman)

shaky, landing a small air or trick but meesing up the landing but not falling

SLAY

(submitted by: imp_666)

To pull an insane trick on a rail, or to grind or jib the whole rail. EX: I slayed that rail.

SLOPE(S)

(submitted by: shoilz)

another word for mountain. ex. yo dude are we headen to the slopes tomorrow?

SLOWPO

(submitted by: Creg_h2)

An extremely slow skier that gets in everyones way.

SMOKIN’

(submitted by: El Matto)

Make and “S” shape in the air.

SMUD

(submitted by: Coach Matty)

Brown, muddy, snow found on very warm days.

SNAKE

A term used to describe someone who cuts in front of you in the lift line, or drops in front of you in the halfpipe. (by Jason Dow)

SNIP

(submitted by: piccalo2dbz)

Used when you have nothing better to say or when you can’t think of a good answer. Example: “What are you doing? I’m just snippin’.”

SNO

(submitted by: imp_666)

What you ride on. Geez!

SNOKED

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

Stoked for snow

SNOW ANGEL

(submitted by: sickstomper4)

That really hot chick skier that you can’t stand, yet can’t stop checkin out.

SNOW BUM

(submitted by: hyslacker06)

Someone that eats,breathes,sleeps, and lives for snowboarding or skiing; lives in a shack next to the nearest resort to get on the slopes early and works in a boardshop to pay for lift tickets.

SNOW BUNNY

(submitted by: Vic)

A very good looking female boarder

SNOW GUMP

(submitted by: anya)

Someone who passes themselves off as a snowboarder by submitting snowboarding terms to websites but really is just a sad, billy no mates who has dreamt his whole life of being cool.

SNOW SLAPPED

(submitted by: zumiezbrder)

When another boarder/skier does a really big carve in the snow and you get snow on you.

SNOW SLEEZE

(submitted by: snopuf)

A bad female boarder who rides in a bikini over spring break

SNOWBOARDIONARY

(submitted by: imp_666)

The official source of intelligence, language aids, lingo, terms, definitions, slang and things that make you SMARTER. Uh huh. You bet, eh?

SNOWING

(submitted by: snow_chick16)

It’s a short way to say snowboarding. e.g. “Hey! let’s go snowing!!!”

SNOWSLUT

(submitted by: w0b0)

A girl who gets with every guy on the mountain.

SNOWSNIFFER

(submitted by: imp_666)

Person who stops at the lip of the jump.

SOUTH SHORE BIRTHDAY

A beating. e.g. “Don’t make me give you a SOUTH SHORE BIRTHDAY.”

SP

(submitted by: Creg_h2)

Ski Patrol

SPLATTIN

(submitted by: AwEsOmEiS)

falling on the ground but not sliding much, just, KA-PLOP i.e. “Wow, dude, did u see that splattin that boarder was doin?”

SPORE

(submitted by: sooner_shred)

– an acroynm for “stupid person on rental equipment”

SPRAY

(submitted by: xxfarkxx)

The powder that flies up when you biff or land a jump.

STACK

(submitted by: Vic)

To fall over quite badly, so badly it hurts.The word has crossed over from skating ‘cos it normaly hurts more in skate parks.

STEEZ OR STEEZE

(submitted by: tsk746)

So much style. e.g. “Yo dude you had so much steez on that corked 9.”

STEEZE

(submitted by: krillin)

on the east coast…it means, style with ease

STFG

(submitted by: DeRock13)

To Shred The Fu**ing Gnarr (see Shred) (see Gnarly) EX. dude we just STFG”d

STICK

1. Another name for a snowboard. 2. A term used to describe making a good landing. e.g. “He stuck a huge Method Air off of that jump.” (by Jason Dow)

STICKS

(submitted by: redsticks)

Those funny looking things skiers ride on – usually look impossible to carry to the summit. i.e. “Dude, sticks are for those who can’t ride with the boardin’ possie.”

STOKED

An alternate term for the word psyched. In other words, to be excited. (by Jason Dow)

STOMP

A term used to describe making a good landing. e.g. “He stomped that McTwist.” (by Jason Dow)

STRAIGHT AIR

(submitted by: straight_air)

The absolute pinnacle of mankinds aerial achievements on a snowboard!

STUMPY

(submitted by: imp_666)

A person obsessed with ollieing or bonking stumps. E.G. �Hey look, it�s Stumpy!�

STUNTED

(submitted by: krunkmanOG)

when some newbie falls getting off or on the lift and they stop it while you’re riding it up

SUATB!

(submitted by: Gwizzle)

See you at the bottom!

SUITCASE

(submitted by: snowaddict23)

A type of grab were you use your leading hand to grab the toe side of your board from underneath. Under forearm is against bottom base of board.

SUITCASE GRAB

(submitted by: snowaddict23)

You throw your leading arm behind you, and grab the toe side edge of your board from underneath. (Bottom of forearm is against the base of the board)

SUN BAKER

(submitted by: LamarMick)

Someone that is chillin on the side of the hill for a break.

SWAG

(submitted by: sureshotsam)

Free gear or snowboarding related equipment; either won in a contest or in a competition

SWIFFER

(submitted by: imp_666)

When you pull two turns it opposite directions, and form the Swiffer “S”.

SWITCH

(submitted by: imp_666)

To ride with the tail of your board in front; fakie. E.G. �He�s good at riding switch.�

SWOOF (SWOOFER)

(submitted by: carlito)

when a beginner doesnt know how to carve. instead the bomb the hill. eg. THAT SWOOF ALMOST HIT ME!

TABLETOP

(submitted by: imp_666)

A kind of jump consisting of a smaller jump, then a large tranny and then the landing. E.G. �You can get insane air of the tabletop.�

TAIL SLIDE

(submitted by: JNEP)

To slide on a box or other surface only on the tail of the board

TECH

(submitted by: DeRock13)

To be hitting rails with really hard styles such as a tweaked out nose press or really cool style EX. Dang that dude was gettin tech up on that rail

TEEPEE AKA MOOMOO

(submitted by: greglawum)

A Rider, usually younger, that wears oversized t-shirts and hoodies resulting in a cartoonish look, resembling a teepee or moomoo.

TENDER VITTLES

(submitted by: GeneseeAC)

Young men who go for Arctic Cougars

THE WETMORE

(submitted by: krunkmanOG)

someone who is too big and goofy to snowboard

TIGHT

A term used to express extreme joy. “That was tight.”

TITS

(submitted by: hyslacker06)

To empasize that something is good. EX: “That board is tits!”

TOE TO TOE TURN/CARVES

(submitted by: gjsnowboardr)

This refers to the action that happens when hopping 180s between the transition of turns using nothing but the toeside edge of the board.

TOESIDE TURN

(submitted by: sNaApZ)

Lift up front heel and press toe down, move knee over foot (back and shoulders follow), end up pressing all toes down.

TOGNAR

(submitted by: d_schneids)

Totally Gnarly

TOOTLOOP

(submitted by: Wuntyag)

A schwank recovery from an almost deadly Dook Blast.

TORPEDO

(submitted by: greglawum)

An unleashed snowboard that is traveling down the mountain.

TRAIN PACK

(submitted by: spud johnson)

A really wacked bunch of skiers that are kind of cool but still a bit wack.

TRANNY

(submitted by: Parkay)

sloped part of a landing so you don’t land in the flats. Its not a “Little ditch or empty space to gap.” You want to land in the tranny, not jump over it. Gosh

TRANNY

(submitted by: imp_666)

Little ditch or empty space to gap. E.G. �Can you ollie that tranny?�

TREE

(submitted by: Gnarwhal)

The kid who is ALWAYS sitting in the middle of the trail blocking a jump. If he has friends with him they are a forest

TRICK

(submitted by: sNaApZ)

Something cool and interesting that you can do on your board.

TRICKY

(submitted by: pwdermonky)

One who pulls off many sweet tricks. “that kid is tricky”

TRIP

(submitted by: snowed in)

When something is good e.g. “That 900 was trip!”

TRIPPY

(submitted by: koosballa15)

Something cool and crazy. Like “Dude, your board is trippy!”

TUCK

(submitted by: joelle)

Low wind resistance crouched position used to go faster

TWEAKED

A term used to explain the emphasis of style in a trick. In other words, if someone “tweaked out a method” they would grab hard and create an emphasis of the maneuver such that their ankles or other joints may appear bent injury. i.e. “He tweaked his ankle.” or twisted to a maximum degree. (by Jason Dow)

TWO-PLANKER

(submitted by: bimmerbudday)

Another term for skier.

WACK

Something that is not good. e.g. “It’s pretty wack that my board broke in half.” (by Jason Dow)

WARBLE

(submitted by: noneed4name)

a large chunk of snow on which one ollies, spins on top of, and rides off.

WARCKDARD

(submitted by: El Matto)

Something weird: we don’t know what IT is.

WARPED

(submitted by: imp_666)

Pretty bumpy, wack or kinked surface/terrain. Very unpleasant to shralp or shred.

WASTED

(submitted by: famous182tmt)

getting sprayed with snow when someone stops right near you. i.e. you just got wasted…i wasted that dude so bad.

WAY OF LIFE

(submitted by: piccalo2dbz)

Semi-interchangeable with lifestyle. This is a more accurate definition for how board riders see the sport and life.

WEST-BURN

(submitted by: spazzy26)

verb: a wipeout or a fail: eg He totally westburned that.

WET RIDE

(submitted by: Muzzscott)

Liven up your chairlift by taking a piss off the side. It’s harder than it sounds but very rewarding. When taking a wet ride, consider the wind direction and watch out for the golden spray.

WETCAT

(submitted by: snowbunny13)

This refers to Todd Richard’s signature pipe move – an inverted aerial where the rider performs a 540-degree rotational flip. Then, an added flat spinning 360-degree rotation is thrown, making the completed rotation of 900 degrees.

WICKED

(submitted by: xonikkiex8)

this word is known throughout the country as evil but here in Boston, it’s used as awesome, cool, or sick.

WILDERBEAST

(submitted by: northernboy)

someone who cannot board and just takes up space on the mountain -that wilderbeast is just a waste on this mountain.

WIMP

(submitted by: imp_666)

Someone who is scary of everything; wussy.

WISH BONE

(submitted by: meat3098)

when a boarder snaps their board doing something narly.

WONKED

(submitted by: imp_666)

A description of someone who is stoked or stoned.

YA SMELL ME?

(submitted by: imp_666)

Do you understand me?

YARD SALE

(submitted by: CT(_))

When a boarder (or skiier) bails so hard their hat/goggles/etc go flying. “Did you see that gnar yard sale?”

YARD SALE

(submitted by: dnhachig)

Bad spill that strips you of your hat, gloves, goggles, glasses, backpack, etc.

YARD SALE

(submitted by: snowboard129)

when someone looses everything after a wipeout “Dude! check out that major yard sale.”

YUPPIES

(submitted by: chantzfox)

Some city people that think they can rip it up, but can’t.

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