Definitions for salchowˈsæl kaʊ

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Sal•chowˈsæl kaʊ(n.)

  1. a figure-skating jump in which the skater leaps from the back inside edge of one skate to make one full rotation in the air and lands on the back outside edge of the other skate.

    Category: Sport

Origin of Salchow:

1920–25; after Ulrich Salchow (1877–1949), Swedish figure skater


  1. salchow(Noun)

    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.

  2. Origin: Named after the Swedish skater Ulrich Salchow.


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