kick turn


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kick turn

n.
1. A stationary turn in skiing in which one ski is lifted so that its back end touches the ground and is then pivoted to point in the opposite direction, with the body and other ski turning together to complete the maneuver.
2. A sharp turn in skateboarding in which the back foot applies sudden pressure to the back of the board, lifting the front end into the air to turn.

kick-turn v.

kick turn

n
(Skiing) skiing a standing turn performed by swivelling each ski separately through 180°
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Noun1.kick turn - a standing turn made in skiing; one ski is raised to the vertical and pivoted backward to become parallel with the other ski but headed in the opposite direction and then the other ski is aligned with the first
turning, turn - the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right"
Translations

kick turn

n (Skiing) → dietro-front m inv da fermo
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