ski cross


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

Examples of ski cross in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web French resorts are officially open for those who want to ski cross-country or book rides on snow groomers that in other years are used to freshen up the slopes. Washington Post, 14 Jan. 2021 Kelsey Serwa and Brittany Phelan—finished first and second, respectively, in the freestyle skiing ski cross big final. Jon Tayler,, 23 Feb. 2018 Canadian ski cross athlete David Duncan, his trainer Willy Raine and his wife were arrested in South Korea after police say a vehicle was stolen and the driver was impaired at the time of arrest, according to CBC News. Daniel Rapaport,, 24 Feb. 2018 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,, 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, 22 Feb. 2018 Those events are: aerials, halfpipe, moguls, ski cross and slopestyle. Daniel Rapaport,, 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,, 24 Feb. 2018 There were only four Canadian men competing in ski cross at the Olympics. Washington Post, 24 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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“Ski cross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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