Here are some key terms and definitions to keep you looking sharp in front of your knowledgeable adventurous chums!

Stand-Up Paddleboard


Stay in the know with this key verbiage:

Amped (verb.): amp-ed:

-The action of being extremely excited/happy.

Bail (verb.): bay-el:

– The action of jumping/falling off your skateboard, bike, etc.

This can also mean scoop as much water out of your canoe / kayak.

Bomb (verb.): bo-mm:

-The action of going at a high rate of speed down a hill.

Bolts (adj.): boll-ts:

– A term describing when the rider has landed his feet on both bolts of the trucks on his skateboard/ A term for a perfect landing.

Bonked (adj.): Bohn-ked:

-Used to describe someone who is extremely tired.

Brappp (noun.): bra-hh-ppp

-The sound a motocross bike makes as it accelerates.

Broseph (adj.): bro-sef

-A term used for a friend.

Brown Pow (adj.): brow-neh-pa-ow

-A term used for the best dirt to mountain bike or dirt bike on.

Buttery (adj): but-er-ey

-Describing something (trick, jump or landing) that was very smooth.

Carve (verb.): car-veh

-The action of cutting back and forth down the mountain while snowboarding.

Casing it (verb.): cahs-eng-it

-The term used when a rider on a bike lands flat on his wheels, typically used when the back wheel hits first.

Cha/chi/che (inter.): chyeah/chei/chee

-A term used in place of saying yes or for sure.

Cherry Dirt (phrase.): chair-ey-dert

-A phrase used to describe good dirt to ride on. See brown pow above.

Drop-In (verb.): drahp-ien

-The action of riding your skateboard into a bowl or other downhill area.

Dialed-in (adj.): die-ald

– A term used to describe someone who is extremely focused and ready for their next action.

Endo (noun.): en-doe

-An Endo is a trick where the front-brake is pushed and the back tire comes off the ground.

Epic (adj.): eeh-pick

-A term used to describe something that is extremely cool.

Fakie (verb.): fah-keey

– An action when a skateboarder rides with his stance forward, but moves backwards.”

For days (phrase.): for-days

-A phrase that means for an extended amount of time.

Grom (adj.) gr-om

-A term used to describe a newbie into the sport of surfing.

Gnar(ly) (adj.): nar-ly

-A term used to describe that is tough or brutal.

Goofy (adj.): gew-fey

-A term for skateboarders and snowboarders that ride with their right foot forward, the opposite of regular stance.

Hairy (adj.): har-ey

-A term used for a difficult or hard situation.

Heavy (adj.): hev-ee

-An enormously large wave or feature.

Ill (adj.): ie-ll

-A term used to describe something cool or sick.

Janky (adj.): jayne-key

-A term used to describe something that isn’t up to standards.

Jibb(ing) (verb): Jib-bing

-Used to describe the action of sliding across at box, table or rail on a snowboard or skis.

Killer (adj.): kill-aer

-A term used to describe anything awesome.

Mongo (verb.): mon-go

-When a skateboarder pushes with his back foot instead of his front foot.

Nug (verb): Nuh-g

-A photo taken that is prime and exceptional.

Overshot (adj.): oh-ver-shot

-Used to describe when someone goes too far on a jump and misses the landing.

Parcozi (adj) Par-co-zee

-A term used to describe the feeling of utter relief and joy.

Pitted (adj): Pit-ted

-Used when a surfer is deep in the barrel of a wave.

Poser (adj.): poh-ser

-A term used for people who try to be cool or try way too hard.

Pow (noun): Pah-ouh

-A term used to describe deep fluffy snow (powder).

Rad (adj.): rah-d

-Used to describe anything cool or awesome. Great movie too!

Roost (adj): roo-st

-Dirt that is sprayed out/kicked up in the action of riding a mountain bike or dirt bike.

Righteous (adj.): rye-t-ous

-A term for anything that is rad or cool.

Schwap (adj.): Scwa-ph

-A term for anything that sucks or is bad.

Scrub (noun.): Scrah-bub

-A down-low tucking move over a jump for all bike sports.

Sending it (phrase.): Senh-ding-it

– [Physically] A phrase for launching yourself off a jump. [Mentally] The feeling of commitment. “Sometimes you just gotta SEND IT!” – Larry Enticer

Session (noun.): Sesh-un

-A word for a long, extended ride.

Shred (verb.): Shreh-d

-An action of riding hard through a course in any action sport.

Sketch (adj.): ska-etch

-A word describing something that is scary and tough.

Snap (noun.): Snah-p.

-The snap is the cut-off on the top of a wave.

Steezy (adj.):

– A descriptive word used when a person lands a clean trick with style.

Stoked (adj.):

– Used in place of excited or happy.

Regular (noun.):

-The normal stance on a skateboard, left foot forward on the board.

Rippin’ (adj.):

-Used to describe someone who is going hard down a course. See Shred above.

Rockledge Park (noun.)

– The place you need to visit next!

Technical (adj.):

-Used to describe tricky, precise and intricate tricks.

If there is anything that we missed, let us know!