Halfpipe: two curved walls of snow that form a half of a pipe shape, where snowboarders perform tricks.
Fakie: riding backward.
Backside: refers to the back portion of the snowboard where the rider's heels rest.
Boned: a trick performed with exceptional straight-legged style - a "boned out" trick looks straight and strong.
Air to fakie: any airborne trick when the wall of snow is approached head-on and the landing is made backyard.
Duckfoot: a term used to describe a competitor's foot placement - toes pointing outward like a duck.
Freeriding: snowboarding for fun without competition or rules.
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|Title Annotation:||glossary of terms used for snowboarding|
|Date:||Dec 1, 1996|
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