snow·​board·​cross ˈsnō-ˌbȯrd-ˌkrȯs How to pronounce snowboardcross (audio)
: a snowboard race that includes jumps and turns

Examples of snowboardcross in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lindsey Jacobellis won the USA's first gold Wednesday in snowboardcross. USA TODAY, 10 Feb. 2022 The prize: Gold, mixed team snowboardcross. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, 20 Feb. 2022 Lindsey Jacobellis, 36, won her second gold medal of the Games, finishing first alongside teammate Nick Baumgartner in the debut of mixed-gender team snowboardcross. Editors, USA TODAY, 12 Feb. 2022 Italy took silver in the mixed-gender snowboardcross, and Canada won bronze. Grayson Quay, The Week, 12 Feb. 2022 Strong, who won gold in snowboardcross at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and silver in banked slalom at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games, is planning to go for snowboard gold again at Beijing 2022. Michelle Bruton, Forbes, 23 May 2021 The same can be said for 36-year-old Lindsey Jacobellis in snowboardcross. The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Jan. 2022 Lindsey Jacobellis sped to Team USA's first gold medal of the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday, prevailing in the women's snowboardcross. Editors, USA TODAY, 9 Feb. 2022 The chaotic, high-flying snowboardcross also begins with the women's competition. Noah Trister, ajc, 7 Feb. 2022

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Word History


snowboard + -cross (as in motocross)

First Known Use

1996, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snowboardcross was in 1996

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“Snowboardcross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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