Kim Yuna: Athleticism and grace on ice
Kim Yuna of South Korea, favored to win gold in women’s figure skating, combines superb technical skill and dramatic skating. One demanding jump sequence in her repertoire.
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Figure skating
Though figure skating will have some hot competition from Canadian favorites hockey and curling at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, the perennial crowd-pleaser is sure to wow fans – especially South Koreans, who could win their first medal.
SPORTS & GAMES :: WINTER SPORTS :: FIGURE SKATING :: EXAMPLES OF JUMPS image - Visual Dictionary Online
examples of jumps: movement by which the skater leaves the ice and spins in the air before landing.
Figure skating: Can Mao Asada top Kim Yuna with her triple Axel?
South Korea's Kim Yu-Na has a big lead on Mao Asada of Japan heading into the free skate of the women's figure skating competition. But Asada's triple Axel is the women's answer to a quad.