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toe loop

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Definition of toe loop in English:

noun

Skating
A jump, initiated with the help of the supporting foot, in which the skater makes a full turn in the air, taking off from and landing on the outside edge of the same foot.
Example sentences
  • She landed her first triple jump, a salchow, when she was 14, but said that the triple toe loop was her best jump.
  • She was eleven when she landed her first triple jump, a triple salchow, but considers the toe loop to be her favorite jump.
  • After a promising opening to her free skate, she fell on a triple toe loop and made errors on her two remaining jumps.

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