New words – 7 July 2014July 7, 2014
acro-yoga noun a combination of acrobatics and yoga
Local yoga instructors are seeing a growth in interest in acro-yoga, a partner-based form of yoga that incorporates acrobatic aspects with typical yoga poses.
[www.nooga.com 28 January 2014]
slopestyle noun a new winter sports event in which the object is to perform a variety of tricks while jumping as high as possible on a snowboard
‘Wow! I just won the Olympics': American Sage Kotsenburg wins first Sochi gold medal in Men’s Slopestyle with ‘Holy Crail’ move.
[www.dailymail.co.uk 08 January 2014]
fridge kid noun informal a young British winter Olympic hopeful who trains in a snow dome as opposed to a mountain
Winter Olympics 2014: ‘Fridge Kids’ aim to scale new peaks for British team
[www.independent.co.uk 09 February 2014]