Jib Definition

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If you are wondering “What is the definition of Jib?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Jib as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or etymology of the term Jib 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 Jib, please read on.

What does Jib mean in ski/snowboard slang

Jib is a verb which is the act of sliding a rail/feature or maneuvering your skis or snowboard in a tricky or stylish manner on any other such object. Jibbing can be done on a rock, a tree, a slow sign, a jerry, or really anything at all.

“Bro, that was a sick jib off of that sign.“

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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.