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English translation: step organ

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German term or phrase:Tretorgel
English translation:step organ
Entered by: David Hollywood
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22:38 Oct 27, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Skiing
German term or phrase: Tretorgel
Neben dem neuen Ellmauer Funpark geben die Youngsters auf Tretorgel, Sprungschanzen, Steilkurven und Wellenbahn ihr Bestes.

What is a Tretorgel?? I know that it is used to help teach kids how to ski (but what is it and what is the English word!!??)

Thanks in advance
msherms
Local time: 16:56
step organ
Explanation:
apparently this is it but I'm not sure what it is ....

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Note added at 17 mins (2005-10-27 22:55:51 GMT)
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might be translatees though hence medium confidence level

Ski and Snowboard school Children’s ski school Dorfgastein ... Conveyer belt;
Figure forest; Wave track; Tobogganing track; Step organ; And lots more ...
www.schneesportgastein.com/en/kinder/skischule.shtml - 14k - Cached - Similar pages

Practice lift; SunKid Magic carpet; Sledging run; Wave rail; Bobsleigh run;
Step organ; Downhill aids. Rafting boat; Slides; Carousel; Swing; Flying Fox ...
www.club-alpin-pitztal.at/skischool/kinderland.htm - 6k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 21 mins (2005-10-27 22:59:15 GMT)
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I also thought of "pedal organ" but can find no supporting refs for this .... I think it might have to do with the arrangement of the practice aid which might look like a set of pedals on a pedal organ but stabbing in the dark here .....
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David Hollywood
Local time: 12:56
Grading comment
Hi,
Thanks a lot. The customer (Austrian) was really happy with the translation. I think I need to go skiing soon and have a first-hand look at this stuff!!

4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3step organ
David Hollywood


  

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step organ


Explanation:
apparently this is it but I'm not sure what it is ....

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Note added at 17 mins (2005-10-27 22:55:51 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

might be translatees though hence medium confidence level

Ski and Snowboard school Children’s ski school Dorfgastein ... Conveyer belt;
Figure forest; Wave track; Tobogganing track; Step organ; And lots more ...
www.schneesportgastein.com/en/kinder/skischule.shtml - 14k - Cached - Similar pages

Practice lift; SunKid Magic carpet; Sledging run; Wave rail; Bobsleigh run;
Step organ; Downhill aids. Rafting boat; Slides; Carousel; Swing; Flying Fox ...
www.club-alpin-pitztal.at/skischool/kinderland.htm - 6k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 21 mins (2005-10-27 22:59:15 GMT)
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I also thought of "pedal organ" but can find no supporting refs for this .... I think it might have to do with the arrangement of the practice aid which might look like a set of pedals on a pedal organ but stabbing in the dark here .....


    Reference: http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:q92cFm5hQlUJ:graywerx.com...
David Hollywood
Local time: 12:56
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 60
Grading comment
Hi,
Thanks a lot. The customer (Austrian) was really happy with the translation. I think I need to go skiing soon and have a first-hand look at this stuff!!
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