If you are wondering “What is the definition of Rip?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Rip as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or etymology of the term Rip 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 Rip, please read on.
What does Rip mean in ski/snowboard slang
To rip is a versatile verb that can mean a number of different things on the mountain. In some cases it simply means to go skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking or to participate in any extreme sport.
In other cases to rip or ripping is to tear up a line or trail at high speed and look really good doing it.
“Do you want to rip today?”
“Holy s***, that chick rips.”