step turn

noun

Definition of step turn

: a skiing turn executed in a downhill traverse by lifting the upper ski from the ground, placing it in the desired direction, weighting it, and bringing the other ski parallel

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First Known Use of step turn

1941, in the meaning defined above

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30 May 2020

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“Step turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/step%20turn. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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