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Ski Slopestyle Competition

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Ski Slopestyle Competition

Ski Slopestyle

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Definition: Ski slopestyle is a competition held in a terrain park where competitors all ski over the same jumps and rails. Each competitor attempts his best rail skiing style and most extravagant aerial maneuvers.

Slopestyle tests a skier's ability to handle a variety of terrain by executing freestyle maneuvers down a course. Each course is filled with features including rails, jibs, hips and a variety of jumps allowing riders to combine big air and technical tricks into one run. Competitors are scored in an overall impression judging format on amplitude, execution, difficulty of line, landing and use of the course.

Each run is scored by a team of judges to determine the winner. The most popular of skiing slopestyle events are the Winter X Games.

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