Wednesday, February 11, 1998
Snowboard GlossaryA 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.