toe loop


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toe loop

n.
A jump in figure skating in which the skater, moving backwards, takes off from the back outer edge of one skate, makes a full spin in the air, and lands on the back outer edge of the same skate.

toe′ loop`


n.
a figure-skating jump in which the skater takes off from the back outer edge of one skate, makes one full rotation in the air, and lands on the back outer edge of the same skate.
[1960–65]
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She missed her triple toe loop in the beginning, but nailed it later in combination with a triple Salchow.
His best move is a quadruple toe loop -- the easiest of the quads -- which has occasionally received perfect scores from judges.
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia landed quadruple jumps, the toughest in figure skating, in combination with a triple toe loop in both his short and long programs.
About 20 seconds into her short program, Tennell smoothly completed a triple Lutz and a triple toe loop and near the end of her performance looked at ease with a double axel.
I saw them turn this one guy around 360 degrees - before making him do a toe loop, two lunges and a double-handed lift.
Ten threw down the gauntlet from the beginning of his program with a nearly perfect quadruple toe loop--triple toe loop combination that earned a massive 16.
But on his second jump he didn't finish the rotation on a triple lutz and triple toe loop, lowering his marks from the judges.
He nailed his two biggest jumps, including a huge quadruple toe loop to open the program, and an exquisite triple lutz-triple toe combination.
Ten, who competed hurt much of the season due to various injuries, also opened with a quadruple toe loop.
He completed a clean skate and received no deductions, performing a triple toe loop, triple toe combination a double axel.
Curry's five-minute display started with a triple toe loop, followed by a triple salchow and then he put in his third triple, a loop.
Rent skates, practice a triple toe loop, then sip hot chocolate spiked with banana liqueur.