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Snowboarding Quiz

  Gian Simmen of Switzerland Do you know what year snowboarding made its Olympic debut? Nathan Bilow/Allsport

1. At what degree are the sides of the halfpipe?
30
50
85
100

2. What are standard airs?
Maneuvers without rotation
Maneuvers high in the air
Type of snowboard
Type of halfpipe

3. What is the name of the event in which competitors race head-to-head?
Halfpipe
Parallel giant slalom
Board race
Slalom

4. In what decade was the first commerical snowboard created?
1930
1950
1960
1970

5. Which of these is not a snowboard term?
Air to fakie
Hot dog
Chicken salad air
Alley oop

6. When did snowboarding debut at the Olympics?
1924
1976
1992
1998

7. What does bevel refer to?
Edges of halfpipe
Edges of snowboard
Type of snow
Type of helmet

8. How many judges score each competitor?
Two
Three
Four
Five

9. Which one of the following is not an scoring area?
Standard airs
Rotations
Amplitude
Speed

10. What is the maximum number of points an athlete can receive on each run?
10
15
30
50

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