Snowboard glossary

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【Ah】 ● ISF
= International Snowboard Federation
An international organization that oversees snowboarding competitions, and is a superordinate organization of the Japan Snowboarding Association.He also oversees professional competitions such as the World Championship, World Cup, and World Series, as well as amateur competitions such as the Junior Championships.

● Ice Burn

The surface of the snow is smooth and hard like ice due to the freezing of water in the snow.It hurts when I moss on this.

● Early Woop
A technique that rotates 180 ° in the opposite direction of the normal trick rotation with a half pipe.Rotating 360 ° on this extension is called Early Woop 360.● Easy wax
Wax that can be easily applied to anyone, anywhere, such as spray type.It is convenient to have one.● Indy Grab
A technique to grab the toe side edge of the board with your back hand.Commonly known as Indy.Let's try it when you start practicing jumping.

● Wind lip
Natural up jump point formed by the wind

● Waist
The narrowest part of the center of the board.From this position, the stance is distributed back and forth.

● Edge
Metal parts attached to both sides of the snowboard sole.

● Edging
Metal parts attached to both sides of the snowboard sole.

● Off-piste
A pristine burn that has not been compressed by artificial work.Coco feels good ~.

● Open side
The side directly in front of me.In spin (rotation technique), it means to rotate in the direction of one's front.

● Cognos
A technique in which the board is stepped on by bending and stretching the legs, and the repulsion of the board is used to jump into the air.It's very important because it's the basis of all the tricks.

【power】 ● Carving turn
A sharp turn that makes full use of the edges and uses accurate weight transfer and board response.Draw a thin line on the slope by turning so that the edges do not shift.If you decide to be cool, you will be a full-fledged person.● Kicker
A jumping platform made to fly straight.For the time being, it is a general term that includes Pocojan (a very small kicker) and those things.● Reverse edge
A sudden fall caused by catching the opposite edge during a run.There are many accidents caused by the reverse edge of beginners and beginners every year, and it is very scary !! There is a risk of hitting the head with an unexpected reverse edge, so be careful when sliding.

● Gap
The unevenness of the terrain created on the slopes.It's cool to use this to do grand tricks.

● Canyon
A jumping platform with a valley shape in which the central part of the table is dug.

● Cabaret Real

A technique of approaching with a fakie with a half pipe, turning 360 °, and landing in your regular direction.What's this?Those who have trouble understanding should check the HOW TO book.

● Camber
When the board is placed on flat snow, the center floats slightly and there is a gap between it and the snow surface.This gap.It affects the performance of the turn.

● Quarterpipe
A jumping platform for one shot of air, with the shape of only one wall of the half pipe.Make up with a pipe trick instead of a straight jump.It's pretty cool to make this big.

● Crust
It is a state where only the surface is hardened while the situation is close to fresh snow.Some of them have their surface thawed by the heat of the sun and frozen, while others have their surface hardened by the wind.When you step on it, the snow is softer.

● Cliff
It's a cliff.Jumping here is called a cliff jump.Down-type jump point.An advanced point that is very dangerous if you do not check the safety sufficiently.

● Crevasse
A crack in a glacier or snow surface.From big to small things, it is very dangerous to fall here.There is no guarantee of life.

● International Ski Federation
An organization that oversees skiing and snowboarding competitions internationally.Holds World Cups, official competitions, etc. in each country and manages their ranking points.The Ski Association of Japan (SAJ) is a subordinate organization of FIS.

● Concave
It's a concave surface.It refers to the state in which the sliding surface of the board is warped inward.

● Convex
A convex surface.This refers to the state in which the sliding surface of the board is warped outward.

【SA】 ● Sidewall
The side of the snowboard. ● Side cut
= Side curve
Curved parts on both sides of the board.It improves the turn performance of the board.It is also greatly related to the performance of the carving turn.● Sabroku
360 ° spin, an abbreviation for Three Sixty.

● Jake Burton
= Jake Burton Carpenter
Founder of BURTON SNOWBOARDS and a pioneer of snowboarding.An important existence that can be said that the current snowboarding scene would not have existed without him.All snowboarders respect him for his love of the essence of snowboarding and his earnest efforts towards the future of snowboarding.

● Shell
The contents of the boots are called the inner shell, and the outside is called the outer shell.

● Shoot
A gliding point surrounded by rocks on both sides.Gliding requires a great deal of skill.If you make a mistake, you may hit a rock.

● Switch stance
Also called a switch for short.It is used when riding in a stance opposite to the normal stance and approaching jumps.It's cool to be able to slide in the same way with a normal stance and a switch stance.

● Spin trick
A general term for freestyle trick rotation techniques.There are 180, 360, 540, 720, 900 ° and more depending on the degree of rotation.

● Snowboard park
An area for freestyle snowboarders with items for making tricks such as table tops, triple jumps and quarterpipes. (Recently, there are many freestyle skiers.)

● Scooper
A board for removing the hardened hot wax.

● Stale fish
The literal meaning is "rotten fish", a technique of grabbing between the heels of the heel side with the back hand.

● Stance
In the case of snowboarding, two types of stances are called regular stance (left foot is front) and goofy stance (right foot is front).In addition, the place where you are standing and your posture are also called stances.

● Stance angle
The angle of the forefoot and hindfoot when attaching the binding to the board.

● Stance position
The position of the foot on the board determined by the stance angle and stance wise.

● Stancewise
The width of the stance of the forefoot and hindfoot.

● Step-in binding
A binding with a system that can be easily attached and detached with one action without attaching and detaching the binding strap.There are various systems depending on each manufacturer, but in soft boots, there are those in which metal fittings are attached to the boots and fixed using them, and those in which the boots are adapted as normal boots.Let's see the real thing at a pro shop.

● Structure
Fine grooves in the sole to improve the gliding performance of the board.

● Straight jump
Enter straight using the jumping platform and jump as it is.

● Spin
Rotating technique.

● 3D insert pattern
An insert hole pattern on the board that adjusts the position and angle of the binding based on the three holes. Burton original.

● Snow contact length
The length of time the snowboard is in contact with the snow during actual riding.

● Snow cornice (Seppi)
A natural point where the wind blows on the ridge to make it look like an eaves. "Snow cornice" is a typographical error !!

● Seven Two
720 ° spin, short for Seven to Wenty.

● Ski Association of Japan
An organization that hosts, recognizes, and supervises ski and snowboard competitions in Japan. It is a subordinate organization of FIS.

● Sole
The sliding surface of a snowboard.

【rice paddy】 ● Darling
File off the edges at both ends of the nose and tail that are not needed for sliding and round them.People with a riding style centered on rails and boxes are quite rounded. ● Twin shape
The shape of the nose and tail side of the board is the same.Used for boards that emphasize freestyle tricks. ● Tree run
Glide between dense trees.There is a risk of hitting a tree without sufficient gliding skills.

● Taeil
The name of the back edge of the board.On a freestyle board, this is a big warp, and that warp is called a tail kick.Check it out on your own board.

● Directional shape
The shape of the board is different from that of the nose to the tail.Often used for free riding boards
● Deck
The surface of the snowboard (the surface on which your feet rest).Also called a top sheet.

● Deck pad
Anti-slip when you put your hind legs on skating.Many people put it between their front and back legs.

● Table top
An up-type jump point with a trapezoidal jump table.If you don't have enough speed, you will fall into a flat part and it is dangerous.

● Tweak
It has the meaning of "twist", and after jumping as its name suggests, it twists the body and grabs near the heel of the heel side edge.Also known as the tweak method.

● Torsion
The strength against twisting of the board.

● Truck
A groove that remains on the snow surface after gliding. I want to leave one sharp track.

● Transition
The part of switching between front side turn and back side turn.In the halfpipe, it is the curve between the vertical and the bottom.

● Drift turn
A slide that aims to rotate the board by sliding it and controlling the speed reliably while applying braking.Beginners start by practicing this drift turn.

【vegetable】 ● Japan Snowboarding Association
An organization that manages snowboarding competitions and education in Japan. ● Japan Snowboard Industry Promotion Association
An organization made up of mainly snowboard equipment manufacturers and importers in Japan.With the theme of sound spread of snowboarding, we are working on safety measures and solving various problems.● Nose
The name of the front part of the snowboard.
[C] ● Hike up
Walking up the snowy mountains with your own feet. ● Vise
A board fixing device used when tuning a snowboard.● High back
A plate that attaches to the back of the soft binding, supports the back of the foot, and assists in edge pressure for the backside turn.Be sure to fold when skating.

● Binding
A fastener that secures the boot and board.It is roughly divided into two types corresponding to hard boots and soft boots.

● Powder snow
= Fresh snow
The snow that has fallen as it is.This is also called a snowboarder's paradise.

● Vertical
A vertically steep part of the half pipe.An important point to change the speed of the board into the force to pop out.

● Half pipe
Semi-circular tubular course.Or it may refer to the jumping competition that takes place there.

● Backcountry
Glide off the slopes in a pristine field.Do not step into this field, where no safety is guaranteed, unless you have sufficient skills and knowledge.

● Backside turn

A turn that rotates toward the back using the edge on the heel side of the foot.

● Banked slalom
A slalom race that requires a large number of banks to pass through.

● Five Four
540 ° spin, short for Five Forty.

● Fake
With the snowboard attached, slide with the tail part in front.Glide with your foot in front of your stance.

● 4 × 4 (Fee by Four)
A board insert pattern that adjusts the binding position and angle based on the four holes.

● Fall line
The steepest direction on one slope.The direction in which gravity falls.

● Forward lean
The forward tilt adjustment function of the binding high back.Strengthening the forward lean improves the response to the backside edge.

● Platform
Both ends of the half pipe.The flat part that connects to the lip.If you want to hike the halfpipe, walk here.
● Freestyle
A snowboard style aimed at riding with tricks and jumps.

● Flip
Vertical rotation technique.There are back flips (back flips) and front flips (front somersaults).

● Free riding
A style that enjoys riding that makes use of the natural terrain, not the purpose of enjoying tricks with artificially made things such as half pipes and jump stands.

● Flex
The strength of the bending of the board that can be achieved by fixing the front and back of the board and pressing the center part.

● Front side turn
A turn that rotates toward the front of the body using the edge on the toe side.

● Blind side
As the name suggests, it means the side you cannot see = the back side.In spin (rotation technique), it means to rotate in the direction of your back.

● Border cross
= Snowboard cross
Place points such as jump stands, banks, and continuous jumps in the course.A competition in which several people start all at once, and depending on the goal ranking, the competition is held in a winning manner.

● Bottom
The flat part at the bottom of the halfpipe.

● Hot wax
A brushed waxing method in which solid wax is melted with an iron, applied to the sole of the board, stripped of excess wax with a scoraper.Compared to easy wax, the wax lasts longer and provides firm gliding performance.

【pose】 ● Mac Twist
The name comes from Mike McGill's first skateboarding trick.An advanced technique that adds 540 ° to the vertical rotation on the back side of the half pipe.

● Mute

A technique to jump and grab the toe side edge of the board with your front hand.● Method
Method means "to bend the body".Grab the heel side edge of the board with your front hand while bending over.The more you grab the back of the board, the more difficult it becomes.● Melancholia
A technique to jump and grab the edge between the heel side of the board with your front hand.It's a basic technique, but it's also very popular.
【a】 ● Landing
= Landing
For a secure landing, use your knees softly to absorb the shock. ● Recovery
Rebuilding when you lose your balance.● Leash code
A cord that keeps your feet tied to prevent the board from being washed away when the snowboard is attached or detached.Be sure to wear it.

● Lip
The tip of the wall of the half pipe.The tip of the kicker's protruding part.

● Remover
For removing old wax and cleaning the sliding surface.

● Rodeo flip
It's basically a 540 ° spin, but it's a 3D trick that rotates horizontally and vertically at the same time by tilting the axis of rotation.

[Wa] ● Waxing
Waxing.● One Eighty
A 180 ° spin.


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