board·​er·​cross ˈbȯr-dər-ˌkrȯs How to pronounce boardercross (audio)
: 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 In 2018, Baumgartner came in fourth in men’s boardercross but didn’t break out of the top 20 in the 2010 or 2014 Games. NBC News, 12 Feb. 2022 Tributes have flooded in for the popular two-time boardercross gold medalist at snowboarding world championships. Jack Guy, CNN, 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, 14 Feb. 2018

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boardercross was in 1991

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Cite this Entry

“Boardercross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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