what is a wu tang in snowboarding?

What Is A Wu-Tang In Snowboarding?

by Ben

You’ve probably heard the music of Wu-Tang Clan before, but did you know that it’s also a common snowboarding term? Particularly in snowboard cross. So what exactly is a Wu-Tang in snowboarding? 

A Wu-Tang is a particularly steep jump that you launch from. The term refers to a song from the hip-hop crew that suggests that the jump ain’t nothing to f*&k with. This reputation is earned because you can get some serious air with the right speed, so you’d better know what you’re doing. 

This article will examine what a snowboarding Wu-Tang is and how to approach your first one. Keep reading to learn more!

What Makes A Wu Tang Different From Other Snowboard Jumps?

The Wu-Tang is a snowboard jump with a dramatic launching point. 

It’s much steeper than regular snowboard jumps. Get ready to fly!

But where did the term Wu-Tang even come from?

The term Wu-Tang has actually been used in snowboarding for a few decades.

The origin story is that it referred to a jump in Breckenridge, Colorado. But you’ll hear the term all over the place these days, especially in snowboard cross. 

If you see a jump with a steep angle that will send you flying down a hill, you’ll know that you’ve encountered an infamous Wu-Tang

Should I Try A Wu-Tang On My Snowboard?

If you think you’re up for the challenge, you may want to try a Wu-Tang.

Make sure you stretch, eat a good breakfast, and know what you’re getting into, because these aren’t for the faint of heart.

But as Wu-Tang clan always said, “fear is a state of nervousness only fit for children”. 

(I’m joking of course, stay within your capabilities!)

Alternatively, why not learn how to build a snowboard jump. That way you can build up gradually. 

Get out there and send it!

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