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(EN) - 12 words you need to know for snowboarding | Allison Wright

(EN) - 12 words you need to know for snowboarding | Allison Wright | Glossarissimo! | Scoop.it

"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:

Snowboarding

Snowboarding made its first appearance at the Winter Olympics in 1998, after over 30 years of growing interest as a competitive sport. It has inherited both athletic and linguistic elements from its older cousins on land, sea, and snow—skateboarding, surfing, and skiing, respectively. Here are 12 words you ..."

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