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snowblade Line breaks: snow|blade

Definition of snowblade in English:


A type of short ski about a metre in length, used without ski sticks.
Example sentences
  • Along with snowboards and snowblades, they are the latest skis lead the freeriding movement, said by supporters to be an entirely new approach to skiing.
  • Where once skiing held the monopoly on the slopes, it now finds itself competing not only with the fatter boards but also with mini-skis, 90 cm in length and otherwise known as snowblades.
  • Limited pairs of snowblades can be borrowed once the #5 race fee is paid.


Example sentences
  • Last year was a watershed: for the first time there were reported to be more snowboarders than skiers at the resorts of Europe, with a significant and growing number of snowbladers also vying for the snow.
  • But the lawsuit states that the law doesn't apply to snowbladers or skiing at night.
  • For every one thousand people on the slopes per day, less than 3 skiers, snowboarders or snowbladers will sustain an injury that requires medical attention.
Example sentences
  • Now something of a generic term for various activities on snow, skiing can actually mean snowboarding, snowblading or, for those with their finger firmly on the quickening pulse of snowsport, twin-tip skiing.
  • There's little doubt snowblading, like snowboarding, appeals to thrill seekers.
  • Those who only get out a few times a year to ski will find snowblading more satisfying and rewarding.
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