quersprung

noun
quer·sprung | \ˈkf|erˌshpru̇ŋ, kəˈv|, |ār-\
plural -s

Definition of quersprung 

: a maneuver for avoiding obstacles in skiing executed by turning at right angles in the air using one pole as a pivot

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History and Etymology for quersprung

German, from quer transverse, diagonal + sprung jump, from Old High German, from the stem of springan to jump

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