Ski Tricks: The X-Games Breakdown

One major downfall to winter sports, skiing, in particular, is the language that’s used by the announcers. “Sick, he just did a nose butter double cork 1080 Japan.” Yeah, to the average person, that means absolutely nothing and sounds like he should go back to California to hang out with some surf dudes by the pier. Sorry for the stereotype.

Skiing lingo is extremely difficult to understand and grasp, and unfortunately, nobody breaks it down easily for viewers. Tom Wallisch did his best this past Winter X-Games, but he’s not someone with a broadcasting background…