kick turn

noun

Definition of kick turn

: a standing half turn in skiing made by swinging one ski high with a jerk and planting it in the desired direction and then lifting the other ski into a parallel position

First Known Use of kick turn

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Kick turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kick%20turn. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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