(EN) – 9 words you need to know for freestyle skiing | Allison Wright


“The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are underway, and we are celebrating this season of sport in the best way we know how: with words.

For the duration of the Games, we are featuring terminology from many of this year’s competed sports. Today’s wordlist primer focuses on:

Freestyle skiing

Freestyle skiing is a ski discipline that incorporates tricks and jumps similar to those found in snowboarding and other sports that have at one time or other been classified as “extreme”. At the Winter Olympics, 5 freestyle skiing events are competed: aerials, moguls, ski cross, and new to the 2014 Games, half-pipe and slopestyle. Here are 9 words you need to know for freestyle skiing, although you’ll also find some of them useful for other …”


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