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  • n. A structure used to perform tricks, approximately semicircular in cross-section, resembling the bottom half of a cylinder laying down.

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  • Freestyle skiing is something of a daredevil sport - a sort of trick skiing that uses the half-pipe, which is normally used by snowboarders.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • Freestyle skiing is something of a daredevil sport -- a sort of trick skiing that uses the half-pipe, which is normally used by snowboarders.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • Then there is Hodge, who repeatedly provokes and intimidates Quinn in the bowl and half-pipe as well as at his home.

    Books

  • That, or take out the subjectivity part - judge ski jump on distance only, possibly diving too, and mark half-pipe, gymnastics, moguls etc. by a much more transparent scoring system - this many points added or taken away for such and such an action ... in much the same way as recently happened with figure skating.

    Winter Olympics

  • Three years ago, the Otsego Club decided to spend $100,000 to add the Olympic half-pipe to the 40-plus trails and jumps in the snowboarding terrain park.

    Olympians from around the world train at Michigan's Otsego ski resort

  • Nah, diving is pretty cool, and half-pipe is fun, albeit pure gimmick.

    Matthew Yglesias » Ski-Jump Science

  • After Mika said something about them winning medals “on the half-pipe,” Joe followed up with “… and then they had a full pipe before the press conference.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • The obstacle that involved the most teamwork was a half-pipe where we climbed on shoulders and then got pulled up at the top.

    Julia Plevin: The Ultimate Weekend Warrior Event

  • Getty Images Kansas City Royals outfielder Melky Cabrera Among other things, it holds a 10-ounce, hard-clay sleeve that slides onto the bat; a 50-ounce weighted bat made of wood and plastic; a half-bat, half-pipe contraption, 96 ounces, with a sliding weight resembling the pendulum weight on a metronome; and an old-fashioned 20-pound sledgehammer.

    Baseball's Weight Problem

  • The way you talked about it, I imagined it on a half-pipe or something.

    Cyrus Saatsaz: Sitting Down and Having Pizza With Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari

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