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Jump: movement by which the skater leaves the ice and spins in the air before landing.
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axel salchow toe loop lutz flip

axel click to hear : axel

Jump of one and a half rotations with takeoff from the forward edge; invented by the Norwegian Axel Paulsen in 1882, it is considered the most difficult jump.

salchow click to hear : salchow

Single-rotation jump with takeoff from the back inside edge; the Swede Ulrich Salchow created it in 1909.

toe loop click to hear : toe loop

Single-rotation toe jump with takeoff and landing on the same foot; it is considered the easiest of the toe jumps.

lutz click to hear : lutz

Single-rotation toe jump with takeoff from the back outside edge and landing on the opposite foot; the Austrian Alois Lutz invented it in 1913.

flip click to hear : flip

Single-rotation toe jump with takeoff from the back inside edge and landing on the opposite foot; the flip is in fact a toe salchow.