A jump in figure skating with a backward takeoff from the backward inside edge of one skate to the backward outside edge of the other, with one or more full turns in the air.
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- Timothy Goebel is the first to land multiple quad jumps in a single exercise, with two quadruple salchows and a quadruple toe loop at the 2001 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
- I decide to practice my axels, flips, salchows and lutzes.
- They are currently doing side-by-side triple toe loops and triple salchows and throw triple loop and triple salchow in this year's programs.
early 20th century: named after Ulrich Salchow (1877–1949), Swedish skater.
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