Are you in-the-know when it comes to ski and snowboard jargon? Take this quiz to find out if you’re Black Diamond or podium worthy.
4. Black Diamond
13. Pow pow
17. Yard Sale
A. Using the edges of a ski or snowboard to make a turn
B. A U-shaped structure used to perform snowboard tricks
C. Grabbing the front of a snowboard during a jump
D. A female snowboard rider
E. A type of riding that involves doing tricks and jumps
F. Ski areas smoothed by Piste Basher or RatTrac machines
G. Jumping, as in the air under a snowboard
H. Freshly-fallen, undisturbed snow
I. Moving slowly and carefully down a hill to inspect moguls
J. Riding a snowboard backwards
K. Another word for “bumps” or mounds of snow
L. To pull out of a snowboard maneuver
M. A gondola lift, also called a “bubble” or “cabin”
N. A challenging ski trail or slope, usually reserved for experts only
O. The act of lifting the nose and tail of the board at the same time
P. To ride with the tail of your board in front
Q. Falling so hard your gloves, helmet, goggles, etc. go everywhere!
1. G 2. L 3. D 4. N 5. A 6. M 7. J 8. E 9. B 10. K 11. C 12. F 13. H 14. I 15. P 16. O 17. Q
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