Definition of big air in English:

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big air

noun

informal
A high jump in sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding, and BMX.
Example sentences
  • ‘It pretty much started with a bunch of skiers pushing themselves more and more, who saw snowboarding and wanted to do half pipe and big airs and land fakie,’ he says.
  • She will also compete in the big air, in which she finished second last year, and slopestyle disciplines.
  • The sixteen-year-old rode most of his runs switch, hitting both rails and big airs backwards.

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