Slalom

Slalom

To slalom is to zigzag between obstacles. It can refer to:

;Sports:
*Slalom skiing
*Slalom canoeing/kayaking
*Freestyle slalom skating
*Slalom skateboarding
*Slalom water skiing
*Slalom ice skating
*Slalom windsurfing
*Snowboard parallel giant slalom
*Kneeboard slalom

;Video Games:
*Slalom (video game) - a 1987 NES skiing game by Rare Ltd.
*Jet Slalom (Online Game)
*A ladder-game map in

;Business:
*Slalom Consulting
*Slalom Lager, a British beer brand.

;Entertainment:
*"Slalom (film), a 1965 Italian film


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  • slalom — [ slalɔm ] n. m. • 1908; mot norv. ♦ Épreuve de ski alpin, descente sinueuse avec passage obligatoire entre plusieurs paires de piquets (⇒ 1. porte). Course de slalom, descente en slalom. Slalom géant (⇒ 1. flèche ) , spécial (⇒ chamois) . ♢… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Slalom — zu zweit mit Inlineskates …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slalom — SLÁLOM, slalomuri, s.n.. Coborâre pe schiuri într o succesiune de viraje. ♦ Probă din schiul alpin care constă în coborârea în două manşe a unei pante, prin anumite puncte de trecere obligatorii (denumite porţi). ♢ Slalom nautic = ramură din… …   Dicționar Român

  • Slalom — Sm Rennen durch einen ausgesteckten Kurs per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus nnorw. slalåm f., aus nnorw. slad geneigt und nnorw. låm Schleppspur und im Genus an Lauf (laufen) angepaßt. Die heute üblichen Fahnentore wurden… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • slalom — slàlom m DEFINICIJA sport 1. natjecateljska disciplina u kajaku i kanuu na divljim vodama, na stazama dužine do 800 m, s prirodnim i umjetnim preprekama 2. tehnički najzahtjevnija alpska skijaška disciplina s mnogobrojnim vratima i oštrim kutom… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • slalom — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. slalommie, sport. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} konkurencja sportowa lub ćwiczenie sprawnościowe polegające na jak najszybszym i jak najdokładniejszym przebyciu trasy z rozstawionymi tyczkami, które trzeba ominąć… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • slalom — [slä′ləm] n. [Norw, ski track with an even slope < dial. slad, sloping gently + lom, trail] Skiing 1. a timed Alpine race downhill over a zigzag course marked by flag topped poles, or gates: see GATE1 (n. 8): cf. GIANT SLALOM 2. any race over… …   English World dictionary

  • slàlom — m sport 1. {{001f}}natjecateljska disciplina u kajaku i kanuu na divljim vodama, na stazama dužine do 800 m, s prirodnim i umjetnim preprekama 2. {{001f}}tehnički najzahtjevnija alpska skijaška disciplina s mnogobrojnim vratima i oštrim kutom… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • slalom — / zlalom/ s.m. [voce norv., comp. di sla piegato, non diritto , e låm traccia dello sci ]. [serie di rapidi cambiamenti di direzione allo scopo di eludere gli ostacoli, anche fig.: fare uno s. tra la folla ] ▶◀ serpentina, zig zag. ‖ dribblaggio …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • slalom — → eslalon …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • slalom — 1921, from Norw. slalam skiing race, lit. sloping track, from sla slope + lam track (related to Norw. laan a row of houses; Cf. LANE (Cf. lane)) …   Etymology dictionary


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