back loop jump


Definition of back loop jump

: a jump in figure skating executed from an outside backward loop and consisting of a full revolution of the body in the air landing on the same outside backward edge

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First Known Use of back loop jump

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Back loop jump.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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