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Peculiar figure skating terms: Explained

Business & Finance : Newsweek: Business

Triple Axel! Quad Salchow! Triple Lutz with triple loop in combination! If you, like most people, only watch figure skating about once every four years, you may wish you knew what the difference is between the jumps — and why they h...

Triple axel explained

Humor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

YouTube link. The axel is a figure skating jump with a forward take off. It is named after Norwegian figure skater Axel Paulsen who, in 1882, was the first skater to perform the jump [cruciverbalists will long ago have learned that ...

Mirai Nagasu’s Jumps Defy Physics—and Pummel Her Body

News : The Daily Beast

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Mirai Nagasu’s zippy triple axel made her the first woman in American figure skating history to land the jump in Olympic competition. Nathan Chen makes quadruple jumps look as easy as spinning a...

Brown now jumping for joy

Sports : Globetrotting

Highland Park skater hitting triple axels now and excited about Skate America in Detroit The triple axel has become a metaphor for Jason Brown's figure skating career, which moves to a new level with his senior Grand Prix debut Frid...

WATCH: American figure skater Mirai Nagasu perfectly lands a triple axel at the Winter Olympics

News : The Raw Story

American figure skater Mirai Nagasu on Sunday lit up the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea when she perfectly landed a triple axel. The triple axel, one of the most difficult jumps to pull off in figure skating, requires t...


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