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vb. (context sport English) To snowboard without goals or rules.


Freeride is a discipline of mountain biking closely related to downhill biking and dirt jumping focused on tricks, style, and technical trail features. It is now recognized as one of the most popular disciplines within mountain biking.

The term freeriding was originally coined by snowboarders, meaning riding without a set course, goals or rules on natural terrain. In mountain biking, it is riding trail with the most creative line possible that includes style, amplitude, control, and speed.

Freeride (longboard)

Freeride is a discipline of the sport longboarding. Freeride is the compound word referring to the act of descending a riding surface interspersed with various maneuvers such as semi-perpendicular slides by breaking traction and carving (riding in an 'S' shaped path). Riders often change their riding stance as a result of their body spinning around a vertical axis, which is known as riding "goofy" or "switch." Prominent freeride longboarders include Kyle Chin, Louis Pilloni and James Kelly.

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