slopestyle

noun
slope·​style | \ ˈslōp-ˌstī(-ə)l How to pronounce slopestyle (audio) \

Definition of slopestyle

: a snowboarding or skiing competition in which participants perform tricks and jumps on a sloping course with multiple ramps and obstacles (such as rails) … the International Olympic Committee announced last summer that it would add … slopestyle to the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia …— Eli Saslow

Examples of slopestyle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gu is one of the few skiers or snowboarders who compete at the highest level in both the halfpipe and slopestyle. New York Times, 3 Feb. 2022 Beijing Games was Eileen Gu, the freestyle skier who won gold medals in big air and halfpipe and a silver in slopestyle, events that did not exist a decade ago. New York Times, 21 June 2022 Led by historic misses, those teams won just seven medals in halfpipe, slopestyle and big air. Rachel Axon, USA TODAY, 20 Feb. 2022 This, the athletes will tell you, is women’s slopestyle. Jerry Brewer, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Feb. 2022 Approaching the Beijing Games, air bags in slopestyle and halfpipe training have only continued revolutionizing the sport. Los Angeles Times, 23 Jan. 2022 A couple days later, two of his Park City buddies, Alex Hall and Nick Goepper, collected gold and silver in slopestyle. The Salt Lake Tribune, 27 Feb. 2022 And Chinese-American freeskier Eileen Gu became one of the Games' brightest stars, winning a pair of gold medals in big air and freeski halfpipe, plus a silver in slopestyle. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 21 Feb. 2022 Gu has already won gold in the big air event and silver in slopestyle at the Beijing Games. Rhea Mogul, CNN, 17 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of slopestyle

1994, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

1 Aug 2022

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“Slopestyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slopestyle. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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