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    Wednesday, February 11, 1998

    Snowboard Glossary

     A glossary of terms surrounding the sport of snowboarding:
     Shredders -- What snowboarders call themselves.
     Knuckledragger -- What others call snowboarders.
     Pinheads -- What snowboarders call others.
     Goofy -- Snowboarder who has right foot forward.
     Shred Betty -- Female snowboarder.
     Stale fish -- Rider jumps while holding back edge of snowboard.
     Stiffy -- Jumping with both legs straight.
     Tweak -- Pulling board forward or back while in the air.
     Alley-oop -- Moves with 180 degree rotation.
     Fakie -- Riding backward.
     Ho-ho -- Two-handed handstand.
     Lip trick -- Trick performed near top of the wall of the half-pipe.
     Wipeout -- A big fall.