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Re: Bug#427297: ITP: sturmbahnfahrer -- simulated obstacle course for automobiles



On Monday 04 June 2007 14:20, Frank Küster wrote:
> Michael Welle <m.welle@gmx.net> wrote:
> > The german term 'Sturmbahn' as in 'Sturmbahnfahrer' describes a trail
> > were you have to vanquish some barriers to train your physical
> > fitness. This is often used in military lingo. But I also know it
> > from places, where you can train your dog.
>
> Do you have references for that?  I've never heard that word[1], but
> then I didn't do military service, nor do I keep a dog...  Google gives
> some hits that point to what you describe (the fitness trail), but also
> to online games and actually a photo album by a SS officer.  Well.

FWIW, Dutch has a similar word: stormbaan (a literal translation of 
Sturmbahn). All top google hits for that are related to obstacle courses.

I have to agree with earlier posters though that the choice of font on the 
homepage of the game indicates that the authors at least considered the 
association with Sturmbannfürher.

Cheers,
FJP

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