25 April 2010

Figure Skating Jumps

American Athletic 522 Tricot-Lined Ladies Figure Skates (7)

Ever see a figure skater do these jumps? An AXEL, LUTZ or a SALCHOW?

All three are good examples of eponyms. The AXEL Paulsen, the Alois LUTZ or the Ulrich SALCHOW are all named after the skaters who created them.

Figure Skating's Greatest Stars
The Complete Book of Figure Skating

Skating Through Time
Olympic Figure Skating - Vol. 1
Olympic Figure Skating - Vol. 2
An Evening With Scott Hamilton & Friends 

CCM Pirouette Girls Figure Ice Skates

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