- J -

                                                  Z

Judges: The competition officials who award the marks that determine the placements of the competitors in a competitive event.

Jump: An maneuver in which a skater leaps vertically into the air, with both blades leaving the ice, and rotates one half turn or more while in the air.

Jump combination: A series of jumps in which each jump following the first jump takes off from the landing edge of the preceding jump without intervening turns or steps (changes of foot).

Jump sequence: A series of jumps in which some or all of the jumps are separated by a small number of intervening turns or steps (changes of foot).

Jumped spin: See flying spin.

 

Return to Glossary Index

Copyright 2002 by George S. Rossano