super G


Definition of super G

: an Alpine skiing event combining elements of downhill and giant slalom

Examples of super G in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ligety, the first male racer in 45 years to claim three world championship titles in a year — giant slalom, super G and combined, has been named to the strategic board for the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games. The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 June 2021 In giant slalom athletes benefit from experience in the more speed centric downhill and super G races. Christian Stadler, Forbes, 13 May 2021 By winning her 18th super G the American overtakes Austria’s Renate Goetschl for the record. Houston Mitchell Assistant Sports Editor, Los Angeles Times, 26 Feb. 2021 Breezy Johnson, women’s alpine skiing Age: 22 Idaho connection: Grew up in Victor Event: Women’s downhill, possible women’s super GSchedule: The women’s downhill is Feb. 20. Chadd Cripe, idahostatesman, 8 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of super G

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for super G

super giant slalom

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The first known use of super G was in 1982

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Cite this Entry

“Super G.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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