Definitions for triple jump
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in track and field) a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet.
Category: Sports and Games
Ref: Also called hop, step, and jump.
Origin of triple jump:
triple jump, hop-step-and-jump(noun)
an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement
An athletics field event where one has to travel as far as possible after taking one hop, a step, then a jump