How well do you know your ski jargon? Share Twitter Google+ Pin it What does "wipe out" mean? It's a popular apres dance move Falling over, usually in dramatic fashion Poor visibility on the slopes because it's snowing Landing a trick What does "bombing" refer to? A night where you only drink Jagerbombs It's slang for the Snowbombing festival in Mayrhofen Breaking through the top crust of snow and sinking into deep powder Travelling at speed down the slope What does "stomp" mean? When you jump up and down to rid your skis or board of snow An apres party where everyone dances on tables in their ski boots A shot comprised of Baileys, whiskey and Cointreau When you land a trick well What is a "kicker"? A home-made wedge in the snow built for performing small tricks A type of snowboard, designed for doing tricks A piste with a sharp bend in it A skier who spends most of their time in the park What is "chatter"? Talking while on a chairlift Eating a plate of chips up the mountain When your skis or snowboard shakes because of rough terrain Comparing the number of runs you've done with someone else A "liftie" is... A chairlift operator A ski trick where you lift one knee up and grab your ski A type of lift on a nursery slope consisting of a moving rope that pulls you uphill When you catch a lift down the mountain on a snowmobile What is "jibbing"? Landing flat on your back after a jump To ride with the nose of your snowboard elevated; the equivalent of a wheelie on snow Riding something other than snow, such as rails, trees etc. Skiing or riding very well What's a "dump"? A piste that's bashed up after a day of being skied Fresh snowfall A low rent apres bar that attracts students and youths Erm...do we really have to say? Fine. A number two. As a beginner, you don't want a "gaper gap". This is... A space between your head and your helmet, causing it to rattle around when you ski A very wide gap between your skis A gap of flesh on your wrists between gloves and base layer sleeves A gap of flesh between your goggles and helmet Do you want to end up being a "shredder" or a "ripper"? Either. They are both compliments for accomplished skiers and snowboarders Shredder. This is a term for a good skier or rider, while ripper refers to someone who falls over frequently Ripper. This is a term for a good skier or rider, while shredder refers to someone who falls over frequently Neither. They are both insults for unaccomplished skiers and snowboarders (Visited 1,195 times, 1 visits today) Share Twitter Google+ Pin it You might also like: The FUNNIEST Skiing Fails Skiing and Snowboarding Freestyle Skiing vs Snowboarding Add your comment comments Comments are closed.