Definition of salchow
: a figure-skating jump with a takeoff from the back inside edge of one skate followed by one or more full turns in the air and a landing on the back outside edge of the opposite skate
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Consider this: Fernández’s clean quadruple salchow had a base value of 10.5 points and earned him 13.36 total points.
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Origin and Etymology of salchow
Ulrich Salchow †1949 Swedish figure skater
First Known Use: 1921See Words from the same year
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