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L.A. Speak : SNOWBOARD SLANG II

February 18, 1996|Jennifer Erdmann

air it out v. to maximize speed and height of a jump. "Dude, he hit that bump and aired it out."

bonk v. to hit an object (often a tree) during a jump in an attempt to change direction or complete a maneuver. Syn. poke

dual planker n. skier. Syn. wanker planker

launch v. to jump.

mackerel slap v. to crash especially hard.

mock v. to get in position for a jump or jockey aggressively for position on crowded slopes.

pack v. to crash.

phat adj. cool, hip.

rail slide n. a jump completed by landing on and sliding down a railing of some kind, as on a set of stairs.

sick air n. jump so outrageously dangerous that one is presumed to be mentally ill to try. "Did you see Matt go off that 10-foot cliff? That was sick air." Syn. hospital air

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