Definition of super-G in English:



  • A slalom race that is faster and has wider turns than a giant slalom.

    ‘he broke his humerus in a fall during the super-G’
    • ‘In 1999, she won the downhill and Super-G at the World Cup in St Anton, Austria.’
    • ‘I am hoping the Super-G is going to be steep at the top.’
    • ‘She won gold medals in combined, slalom and giant slalom, as well as silver in super-G.’
    • ‘I am good in knowing my line and sticking to it and that has been the biggest difference with Super-G this season.’
    • ‘Unlike downhill, when competitors get to compete in a series of practice runs, super-G only allows each skier a 90-minute inspection of the course.’


1980s: abbreviation of super giant slalom.