Jackson Haines


: a figure-skating spin executed on the flat of one skate in which the body gradually assumes a low sitting position with the free leg held in front with knee bent and then gradually straightens to an erect position

called also sit spin

Word History


after Jackson Haines †1875, American figure skater

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“Jackson Haines.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jackson%20Haines. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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