half-pipe


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half-pipe

a structure with a U-shaped cross-section, used in performing stunts in skateboarding, snowboarding, rollerblading, etc.
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Once the Olympic half-pipe competition is completed, the pipe (most of which will be below grade) will be hurriedly filled in and the run will be restored for giant slalom competition.
OPM's chiming skate opus (a half-pipe is a skateboard ramp) celebrates the loose Southern California lifestyle the band members revel in at home.
Snowboard instructor Shanon Klaers, 20, of Big Bear Mountain, conducted a tour recently of the Quiksilver Terrain Park, which this season has added a second deep half-pipe alongside the existing one, creating a kind of double-barreled effect.
Whether in a half-pipe, big air competition, or simply free riding down the mountain, boarders make their mark in new and imaginative ways.
There are also expanded and more exotic terrain parks for snowboarders, that important teen-to-20s demographic that tends to be as carefree with its disposable income as it is on an inversion maneuver in the half-pipe.
By completing different VMU challenges, such as stunts on a half-pipe, gamers can upgrade their hover boards to those better suited for certain courses.
In truth, it's more of a half-pipe, like what a skateboarder might use for stunts, than a wedge.
By completing different VMS challenges, such as stunts on a half-pipe, gamers can upgrade their hover boards to those better suited for certain courses.
Shaped like an extreme sports half-pipe, the versatile Wedge towers 50 feet above the park, hurling riders down a slippery vertical drop only to propel them up to the opposite edge and back - up to eight times - at speeds up to 40 miles per hour.
Feb 17 - Ben Kilner goes for glory in the snowboard half-pipe.
Snowboarders who didn't get enough of the half-pipe or the parallel giant slalom can also check out 3D Extreme Air Snowboarding by Digital Chocolate.
As they reached the bottom edge of a quarter-pipe (half of a vertical half-pipe with a horizontal ramp leading up to it), they separated.