board·​er·​cross | \ ˈbȯr-dər-ˌkrȯs How to pronounce boardercross (audio) \

Definition of boardercross

: snowboardcross Equal parts downhill and roller derby, boardercross was a brilliant addition to the Winter Games …— Austin Murphy

Examples of boardercross in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tributes have flooded in for the popular two-time boardercross gold medalist at snowboarding world championships. Jack Guy, CNN, "Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies in spearfishing accident," 8 July 2020 Jacobellis, a 10-time gold medalist in boardercross at the X Games (which discontinued the event in 2017), won her fifth world championship last March and the first two World Cup events this season. John Branch, New York Times, "The Haunting of Lindsey Jacobellis," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of boardercross

1991, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boardercross

boarder (in sense "snowboarder") + -cross (as in motocross)

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The first known use of boardercross was in 1991

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Cite this Entry

“Boardercross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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