32 CABRIOLETS VW T-Roc Cabriolet
34 37 TOP SUMMER HOTEL Les Roches Rouges (F)
VELOS DE COURSE Merida 8000 E
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Le Mas des Herbes Blanches - Joucas – Provence (F)
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• “Formin” this is what the ref yells to form the line-up for the thow-in. • “ Vocha”- the ball that is a hard apoxy material, you want to avoid being hit by the vocha ! • “Golaso” this is not just any goal but an extraordinary one. • The “Gordito’s Asado” a trademark of the club and its “Asadador” who is referred to as “El Gordito”- you have to experience it to believe it !
A bit of polo trivia, did you know ? • Professional and amateur players often play together and the handicap systems determines if one of the team starts with a goal advantage. • Following each goal the teams change sides, line up in two rows to await the “throw-in” by the referee. • Players are allowed to “ride off ” other players but this action must respect certain conditions including no contact at sharp angles ! • When an advancing player hits the ball that establishes the “line of the game” that can not be crossed by opposing players.
Polo Club Genève Crédit photos ©Antonio Marques
Guests to the Geneva Polo Club will notice that Spanish (rather Argentintian “Costigano”) is a prominent language! Here is some typical polo lingo to get orientated :
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