Salchow meaning

sălkou
A move in figure skating in which the skater, while skating backwards, jumps from the back inside edge of one skate, completes a full rotation, and lands on the back outside edge of the other skate.
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A figure skating jump with a takeoff from a back inside edge and landing on the back outside edge of the opposite foot after one or more rotations in the air.
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Origin of salchow

  • After Ulrich Salchow (1877–1949), Swedish figure skater

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named after the Swedish skater Ulrich Salchow.

    From Wiktionary