alta competencia

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by barley, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. barley Member

    England, English
    Hi, I a trying to translate the name of a surf school, but I can´t find a satisfying way of translating: "Escuela de alta competencia para el surf"
    So far I can only come up with: school of high aptitude for surfing -or: school of advanced surfing...?
     
  2. dmsaruman

    dmsaruman Senior Member

    American English - America
    I shouldn't think that you translate names. What's the name of the school?
     
  3. barley Member

    England, English
    I understand that you would not normally translate names, but this is for a flyer so I need to give an English alternative for people who don´t speak Spanish....
    "Escuela de Alta Competencia de Surf" is the name of the surf school. Thanks for any advice you can offer with the translation!
     
  4. Clarísima Senior Member

    Oregon, USA
    USA English
    You're right! That's hard. Just a thought: are they playing with the double meaning of competencia: both competition and aptitude?

    Competitive Surf School
    Advanced Surf School
    Expert level Surf School
     

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