giant slalom

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Etymology[edit]

giant +‎ slalom.

  • (skiing): Being a slalom with larger turns.
  • (snowboarding): From its similarity of turn with skiing's giant slalom.

Noun[edit]

giant slalom (plural giant slaloms)

  1. (skiing) An Alpine skiing discipline in which the course is longer, steeper and faster than normal slalom, and the gates are spaced at a greater distance.
  2. (snowboarding) An Alpine snowboarding discipline derived from the skiing discipline

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References[edit]

  • OED 2006