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10:50 Dec 5, 2010
Italian to English translations [PRO] Sports / Fitness / Recreation / skiing competition
Italian term or phrase:pista scorrevole
This is the description of a slalom course for juveniles:
...da 25 a 30 porte su pendio non troppo ripido, con tracciato scorrevole e non eccessivamente impegnativo
any suggestions for scorrevole? I've thought of smooth, fluid, but am not convinced.
CISM 42rd World Military Ski Championship
Giant slalom, with it's combination of speed and agility, is a highlight of the ... to navigate a downhill course of 50 gates spaced no more than ten meters apart. ... The conditions were perfect for a fast course and the sun made brief ...
James (Jim) Davis Seychelles Local time: 10:07 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 54
Notes to answerer
Asker: thanks, I don't know how fast .... it's for kids of 9-10
Explanation: I read it as meaning that the slalom turns are not too twisty and will not put too much strain on tender young limbs, thus making for a 'smooth' ride (i.e. referring to the course route not the surface per se). I'm not a skiing expert, though.
Oliver Lawrence Italy Local time: 07:07 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 100