aerial skiing

noun

: the execution of aerial maneuvers on skis
also : a downhill ski event in which skiers perform aerials after skiing off a ski jump
The trampoline is familiar terrain for Caldwell, a former gymnast who was wooed to aerial skiing at age 13 as part of a campaign by the United States Ski Team to recruit gymnasts and divers into the sport. Katie Thomas, New York Times , 14 Feb. 2011
aerial skier noun

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aerial skiing was in 1968

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“Aerial skiing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerial%20skiing. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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