salchow

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noun, often capitalized sal·chow \ˈsal-ˌkau̇, -ˌkȯv, -(ˌ)kō\

Definition of salchow

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of salchow

Ulrich Salchow †1949 Swedish figure skater


First Known Use: 1921

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