Slopestyle skiing and snowboarding will appear in the Winter Olympics for the first time next month in Sochi, Russia. The event combines a mixture of high-flying jumps and rails that allow competitors to perform a wide variety of tricks — cleaner runs of higher difficulty are rewarded with the highest scores. If we know anything from its X-Games origins, slopestyle promises to be one of the most exciting events at the Olympics. Here are a few things you can expect to say while watching in a couple weeks:
5. “I used to to that move all the time… when I played Cool Boarders 3.”
2014 Sochi Games begin Feb. 6 on NBC.
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