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A move in figure skating in which the skater, while skating backwards, jumps from the back inside edge of one skate, completes a full rotation, and lands on the back outside edge of the other skate.

[After Ulrich Salchow (1877-1949), Swedish figure skater.]


(Ice Skating) a figure-skating jump made from the inner backward edge of one foot with one, two, or three full turns in the air, returning to the outer backward edge of the opposite foot
[C20: named after Ulrich Salchow (1877–1949), Swedish figure skater, who originated it]


(ˈsæl kaʊ)

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.
[1920–25; after Ulrich Salchow (1877–1949), Swedish figure skater]
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The technical difficulty of their programmes is dazzling, and they've pulled off quadruple twist lifts and throw quadruple salchows in competition.
After all, he's well used to giving his frank opinions on the TV show about tottering celebrities and dodgy salchows (basically, a 180 spin) and getting a chorus of disapproval from the audience for being so harsh.
Holiday on Ice Spirit is something of a variety box of acts, offering thrills in the form of energetic salchows, layback spins, toe-loops and triple jumps, and last night a number of spills, particularly in the opening minutes and including a thumping landing on the ice by American principal Braden Overett.
I have combination jumps, salchows, lutz jumps, a flip jump, salchow toe loop combination, and a layback, camel, sit, change, spin combination.
You don't necessarily need triple salchows to unlock defences, but they need to ask more questions from set piece and particularly in their execution.
With double axels, triple salchows, and triple twists, figure skating is a sport in which body form and physical endurance play a large part in the athletes' performance.
What's unusual about the production is Rassadin's blend of ballet and skating vocabularies: axels and salchows meld with port de bras and modified pique arabesques.
Just to give you some idea, there were seven goals, including a bicycle kick from a defender, four efforts against the woodwork, a string of howling misses and just as many back-heels, loop-the-loops and triple salchows.