Afterbang Definition

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If you are wondering “What is the definition of Afterbang?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Afterbang as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or etymology of the term Afterbang when used in the context of skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding is famous for having a high amount of jargon much like other similar sports (skateboarding, surfing, mountain-biking, etc.).

To look up other terms check out our dictionary of ski and snowboard jargon here. For the definition of Afterbang, please read on.

What does Afterbang mean in ski/snowboard slang

“The Afterbang Technique”:
An afterbang is landing any trick on skis with what appears to be extreme steez. This is usually accomplished by placing hands either in front or behind the waist and leaning backwards to indicate that the skiier/snowboarder is relaxed.

“That trick sucked.”
“Was the afterbang sick though?”

Similar Terms: Park rat, Steez


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Harry Sowers

Harry grew up outside of Denver Colorado and has been skiing and snowboarding since he was 3. He is most passionate about skiing and when he was in college at UC Boulder he even participated in the olympic trials for the USA Olympic Downhill Ski team.