February 13th, 2014
05:09 AM ET

Anchors Try Out Sage Kotsenburg's Lingo

This may be "the most spoice thing" you'll ever see.

We surprised Olympic gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg when he stopped by our "New Day" set with a video of anchors Anderson Cooper, Piers Morgan, Wolf Blitzer and more trying their best to nail his vocabulary.

See it above for the star athlete's reaction.

And if you need a primer on Kotsenburg's best catchphrases, here you go:  

Crispy- when something is nice - like "that jump is pretty crispy"

"Huck" - term referring to a large jump

"Hucker" - term for one who uncontrollably throws himself into the air without any regard for the risk or consequences

"Huck it" - term meaning "going for it," or "go big" (Kotsenburg went for it on his first run–trying a trick he had never done before –it's called "back 16 Japan")

Shreddin' the Gnar-– hangin' loose, hitting the snow, pretty much what they do - snowboarding

Spoice - You can put spoice into any sentence

Stoked - Kotsenburg used the term to describe how happy he was after a recent run

Yard Sale - When someone takes a fall and all of his/her equipment is all over the place

Now that you know these words, you can put together phrases like "It was so spoice when you hit that huck hard. Really spoice," and "When you shredded that gnar, through that sick pow, it was the most spoice thing I’ve ever seen."


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