Texas Suitcase Definition

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

What does Texas Suitcase mean in ski/snowboard slang

A Texas suitcase is defined as a set of straps that jerrys or gapers often use carry their skis. This term originates from the vast amount of people that are likely from the state of Texas that can be seen using these kinds of straps.

“You want to borrow my ski carrier?”
“Your Texas suitcase? No thanks; I’ll carry my skis on my shoulder.”

Similar Terms: Jerry, Gaper, Gaper Gap


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.