jump turn

noun

Definition of jump turn

1 : a turn in the air executed by a skier who crouches, places the inner pole or both poles near the tip of the lower ski, pulls the knees up, jumps around the pole or poles, and lands in a crouch with the skis edged inward
2 : a turn in the air executed by a dancer who takes off with and lands on both feet

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“Jump turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jump%20turn. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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