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Triple axel explained

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 this is why it's not spelled "axle."]The axel jump is considered the most technically difficult jump among six types of jumps in single figure skating.
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