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  • n. Plural form of salchow.

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Examples

  • The celebs-turned-skaters have five weeks to practice before hitting the ice and trying to prove if they know their axels from their salchows.

    Skating With the Stars Reveals Cast

  • New Yorkers with a passion for triple salchows and the disposable income to purchase benefit tickets gathered at Chelsea Piers for the Ice Theatre of New York's 25th anniversary gala.

    Hamill Gala Showing Is Golden

  • The difference between Obama and these men, though, and even George W. Bush, is that these presidents pretty much stayed with the course they started with throughout their presidencies, and were not doing the flip flops, triple axels, salchows, and toe spins (using a figure skating metaphor) or figure 8 drifting (using an automobile theatrics metaphor) that Obama has been increasingly demonstrating.

    Obama Addresses Critics on ‘Centrist’ Moves - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • She had no chance to win, which gave her a chance to do something other than completely dedicate herself to triple lutzes and salchows and all that.

    If the Olympics are "soft porn" and you are "concentrating" on the female gymnasts....

  • On three Saturdays, you can fine-tune your salchows and lutzes with world champion figure skater Karen Magnussen and other icy luminaries, then watch them show how it's done at a special Ice Show.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Those who skated first were at an immediate disadvantage because judges, keeping their powder dry for those later in the show, weren't going to award them perfect marks no matter how well they executed their toe loops, twizzles, salchows or death spirals.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

  • We started with lutzes and salchows, so that's going

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Let's give the skaters hockey sticks, and between triple lutzes and double salchows, they can attack each other, tripping and hitting the other skaters and maybe even drawing some blood.

    AfterElton.com - Because visibility matters

  • The event is so big that it actually exceeds Staples Center's capabilities: Organizers have worked with the adjacent Los Angeles Convention Center, where a regulation-sized practice rink was built so skaters can fine-tune their axels, salchows and lutzes before performing for the judges.

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  • I am not asking for triple salchows, just please give me something to get excited about.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

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