axel definition

  • noun:
    • A jump in figure skating that is initiated from outer ahead edge of one skate, followed by one and one-half midair turns and a return into outer backward edge of another skate.
    • A jump with one (or more) . 5 converts floating around.
    • A jump in figure skating which started through the exterior forward side of one skate, followed closely by one and one-half midair turns and a return into the external backward edge of the other skate.
    • A jump with one (or maybe more) . 5 converts floating around.

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