Salchow

Salchow

[sal-kou]
noun Ice Skating.
a jump in which the skater leaps from the back inside edge of one skate, making one full rotation of the body in the air, and lands on the back outside edge of the other skate.

Origin:
1920–25; after Ulrich Salchow (1877–1949), Swedish figure skater, who first performed it

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salchow (ˈsɔːlkəʊ)
 
n
a figure-skating jump made from the inner backward edge of one foot with one, two, or three full turns in the air, returning to the outer backward edge of the opposite foot
 
[C20: named after Ulrich Salchow (1877--1949), Swedish figure skater, who originated it]

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