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Alpine Snowboarding

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Alpine Snowboarding

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Definition: Alpine snowboarding is defined as a discipline within snowboarding that uses stiff race or carving snowboards and hardboots that resemble ski boots. The main focus of alpine riders is to carve clean turns on smooth, groomed terrain.
Pronunciation: [al-pahyn]
Also Known As: Hardbooting, Euro-carving
Examples:
Did you see the carves that guy was laying down with his alpine setup?

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