ski cross

noun

Definition of ski cross 

: a skiing race in which competitors race directly against each other down a sloped course that features jumps and banked curves

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In PyeongChang, Freestyle skiing kicks of with the men's and women's moguls qualifying on Feb. 8 and concludes with the women's ski cross on Feb. 23. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "2018 Winter Olympics: Freestyle Skiing Guide and Preview for PyeongChang," 2 Feb. 2018 But then Brady Leman won at ski cross, Canada still got a medal despite its heartbreaking shootout hockey defeat, and Vonn stumbled. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "Even with women's hockey loss, Canada still politely on way to beat USA in medal count," 22 Feb. 2018 Those events are: aerials, halfpipe, moguls, ski cross and slopestyle. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "2018 Winter Olympics: Freestyle Skiing Guide and Preview for PyeongChang," 2 Feb. 2018 Duncan, a 35-year-old who is a two-time X-Games gold medalist, finished eighth in the ski cross in Pyeongchang. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "Report: Canadian Skier and Trainer Arrested in Pyeongchang After Vehicle Was Stolen," 24 Feb. 2018 There were only four Canadian men competing in ski cross at the Olympics. Washington Post, "Canadian athlete detained after taking a car at Olympics," 24 Feb. 2018 France swept the podium four years ago in men's freestyle ski cross, and Jean-Frederic Chapuis hopes to repeat his golden feat. The Washington Post, chicagotribune.com, "2018 Winter Olympics: TV schedule and highlights," 7 Feb. 2018 Those events are: aerials, halfpipe, moguls, ski cross and slopestyle. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "2018 Winter Olympics: Freestyle Skiing Guide and Preview for PyeongChang," 2 Feb. 2018 Travel Wisconsin, from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, also has a snow conditions report, with observers around the state providing information on downhill-ski cross-country ski and snowmobile trails. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin DNR launches cross-country ski trail conditions page," 1 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of ski cross

2006, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ski cross

ski entry 2 + -cross (as in motocross)

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