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n. (context sports English) The sport of sliding downhill on a snowboard. vb. (present participle of snowboard English)


Snowboarding is a recreational activity and Olympic and Paralympic sport that involves descending a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard attached to a rider's feet.

The development of snowboarding was inspired by skateboarding, sledding, surfing and skiing. It was developed in the United States in the 1960s, became a Winter Olympic Sport at Nagano in 1998 and first featured in the Winter Paralympics at Sochi in 2014. Its popularity (as measured by equipment sales) in the United States peaked in 2007 and has been in a decline since.

Usage examples of "snowboarding".

It ended with my father in the hospital undergoing multiple surgeries to set broken bones after a serious snowboarding accident.

In snowboarding language, he was catching air, meaning that he had shot away from the ground.

A frenzy of doing dishes, Dustbusting, skiing, snowboarding, water aerobics.

Drucker charters a hell-jet service to take him into the mountains for snowboarding and is there assassinated by a member of a fanatic anti-cloning organization.

Did a little knife-edge snowboarding, avalanche racing, stuff like that.

His cubicle was filled with pictures of him and a pretty Asian girl, snowboarding and mountain biking.

Rance competed in everything from snowboarding to offtrack dirt bikes.

They were always interested in stuff about cave diving, BASE jumping, snowboarding, hang-gliding, ATB and so on: but they didn't want to know about rock climbing.

With the resident botanists, he came up with species well adapted for several days of warm rain with intermittent hard rain, interspersed with brilliant warm sunshine, followed by crisp autumnal days that caused the special trees to turn bright red and gold and drop their leaves before the snow that fell only on the lawns and in the mountains on the recreational portion of the moon, where residents and guests were provided with skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, sledding, and ski lodge activities.