parallel turn

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parallel turn

n
(Skiing) skiing a turn, executed by shifting one's weight, in which the skis stay parallel
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parallel turn

n (Ski) → Parallelschwung m

parallel turn

n (Skiing) → curva a sci uniti
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When I'm not executing parallel turns with all the grace of an out-of-control wheelie bin or standing atop cols banging on feverishly about lateral moraines, I am, it must be admitted, a little woolly around the edges.
But the youngsters quickly progressed from basic skills and nursery slopes to parallel turns, backwards skiing, 360 turns, red runs and even black runs.
He made light work of parallel turns, side-slipping and jumping over moguls, to the extent that by the last day he was telling me to get a move on
The front of the mountain at Silver Star is ideal for perfecting those parallel turns on green and blue runs, but venture to the back and you have a more challenging playground, with blacks and fun trails which suit kids who like jumps and bumps amid the trees (don't miss Peanut Trail for this).
We sashayed down the slope together, swerving around moguls, practising our parallel turns, zipping in and out of trees.
I found I could remember what to do and after an hour even managed a couple of parallel turns.
Our parallel turns improve over the next four hours and we are rewarded with a hearty lunch at L'Aero restaurant and hotel halfway up the mountain.
After a morning reacquainting myself with wobbly parallel turns and emergency snow plough stops, I joined James on an exploration of some intermediate slopes.
KEEP watching my bum," yelled Giovanni as he swooshed down the mountain in a symphony of parallel turns.
There's the skiing for starters - a full 110-metre slope is more than long enough for beginners to get a feel for their skis and for more experienced skiers to perfect their parallel turns.

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