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half-pipe

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1. (Skateboarding) a structure with a U-shaped cross-section, used in performing stunts in skateboarding, snowboarding, rollerblading, etc
2. (Skiing) a structure with a U-shaped cross-section, used in performing stunts in skateboarding, snowboarding, rollerblading, etc
3. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a structure with a U-shaped cross-section, used in performing stunts in skateboarding, snowboarding, rollerblading, etc
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Players can choose to be one of five individual characters who board on four beautifully rendered mountains with eight, fully-stocked courses that include ramps, rails and half-pipes.
Host of the first-ever World Snowboard Championships in 1985, Breckenridge (970-453-5000), also in Colorado, has excellent snowboarding facilities, including half-pipes.
By clicking on the resort itself, viewers are given new snow conditions from the past 24 to 72 hours, including how many lifts are open, runs, acres, lift hours, notes and information on half-pipes, hits and basic park reshaping.
A 10-time world champion BMX biker, Hoffman is known for his high-flying stunts off vertical half-pipes (U-shaped ramps).
Developed by Full Fat, Aggressive Inline lets players choose from 9 of the top pro skaters like Jaren Grob, Taig Khris and Chris Edwards, and experience the best inline action in 12 huge, fully-interactive levels filled with half-pipes, rails and neighborhood bosses to defeat.
Bear Mountain: This season, Bear Mountain will be devoted almost entirely to freestyle terrain, incorporating more than 100 jumps, nearly 60 jibs and two half-pipes on 195 acres.
Players can enjoy all the thrills and skills of real skateboarding with four challenging skate parks and multiple difficulty levels, including skating half-pipes, down hills and slaloms to improve techniques in freestyle and competitive action.
Mammoth also appears to be winning the battle of the giant half-pipes - the big snow ditches riders use to get airborne.
Players slice through snow banks, fly over hills and half-pipes, jump over drops of up to 90 feet to catch "extreme air" and can experience every bump and grind along the way with the N64 Rumble Pak(TM) peripheral.
Bear Mountain will be oriented more toward youthful freestyle skiers and snowboarders with a new ``All-Mountain Freestyle Park,'' featuring jumps, two half-pipes, rails and fun boxes.
What's new: Improvements were made to all resort terrain parks and half-pipes and to snow-making, with more efficient snow-blowing guns replacing older models.
BIG BEAR LAKE - This is the winter playground of the young and the reckless: ramps, jumps, boxes in the snow, steel rails that resemble stairway banisters, steep banks, half-pipes that look like giant, open-faced tunnels.