Pond Skim Definition

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

What does Pond Skim mean in ski/snowboard slang

A pond skim is defined as the act of attempting to skim across a pool of water on your skis or snowboard at a high speed. A pond skim is normally a part of closing weekend at many ski resorts in late spring or early summer, then wrecking yourself (or watch other people get wrecked) while attempting to pond skim.

“Got about 3 feet in the lake on my pond skim today.”

Similar Terms: Gaper Day, Apres ski


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.