Skiing Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Come on ski bunnies! Prove yourself!

Are you hitting the slopes this winter? Test your skills before you get to the resort by answering questions about skiing terminology!

 Jan 06, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "NSP" stand for?
National Ski Patrol
National Skiing Professionals
National Safety Patrol

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the name of a ski with a raised tail so you are able to land backwards called?
Twin tip ski
Two tip ski
Double tip ski

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what type of skiing are you more likely to go over 100 Kilometers an hour?
Cross country
Freestyle
Downhill

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which event has only red gates?
Ski jumping
Downhill
Nordic

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A ski with a sidecut is known as a:
Powder ski
Racing ski
Parabolic ski

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What brand of ski is known for its rooster emblem?
Rossignol
Wilson
Fischer

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the term for a skier loses all his ski equipment during a fall, spreading it all over the slope?
Flea market
Yard sale
Garage sale

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A ski that is smaller in the middle and fatter on the ends is known as a:
Back cut
Sidecut
Front cut

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a Ski-Doo?
A regular sled
A powered sled with skis at the front and caterpillar tracks at the rear
A motorized snowboard

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The most difficult ski runs are known as what?
Triple red diamonds
Double black diamonds
Triple black hearts

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a "Poma"?
A type of snowboard
A surface lift
A type of ski

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the award for hazardous rescue by the NSP called?
Blue Merit Star
Gold Merit Star
Green Merit Star

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a "blown ACL"?
An injury to the knee
A bad aerial
A broken pole

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is it called when you spin the opposite way you are used to?
Fakie
Cork
Unnatural

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What hill is for beginners?
Mouse hill
Squirrel hill
Bunny hill

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Eastern Boilerplate" describes what?
A classic ski race
Icy snow conditions
Awesome skiing

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these are a type of snowboard binding?
Baseless bindings
Branch bindings
Book bindings

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Any area outside of resort boundaries and not patrolled or cleared of avalanche dangers is called:
Backcountry
The woods
Jungle country
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