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Does Donald Trump have an Edwards-Clinton problem? - The Hill

In both criminal and Olympic trials, routines often seem a combination of the performances of prior individuals. Skaters are judged on whether they can do a “Biellmann spin” after a “triple Lutz.” Those are dangerous moves to be sure, but nothing like ...

Watch Kristi Yamaguchi Decode Her Own Figure Skating Moves - Yahoo Sports

She then talks us through five jumps and spins that are all enabled by applying force to or balancing on one or both edges. Each move is part skill, part artistry, and pure awe-inspiring athleticism. Take the Biellmann Spin, which she describes like ...

Figure skating 101: Jumps, spins and steps - wwlp.com

NBC Olympics.com - What's difference between an Axel and a loop? What about a sit spin and a Biellmann? Here, we break down the basics of figure skating elements so that you can more easily understand what's happening on your TV – and imbue your ...

Michael Martinez posts personal-best finish at World Figure Skating Championships - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Martinez, who performed to Sergei Prokofiev's “Romeo and Juliet,” completed his free skate routine with triple axels and signature biellmann spin that garnered a total of 137.12 points, rounding his overall score to 204.10 in the men's singles category.

Lori Nichol elected to World Figure Skating Hall of Fame - CBC.ca

Biellmann, the 1981 world and European champion, is known for developing the "Biellmann Spin" that is now one of the most-recognized elements of the sport. She joins Axel Paulsen, Alois Lutz and Ulrich Salchow in having an iconic move named after her.

19 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Figure Skating Costumes - Cosmopolitan

A Biellmann Spin is when a skater leans back and grabs her skate, lifting it over her head. Such an extreme stretch greatly increases the risk of a nipple-exposing wardrobe malfunction. "You don't always see it at the time because the skater is ...

Skating: Denis Ten shared his tricks of the trade with young skaters of Astana - Tengrinews

Denis Ten is one of few male figure skaters, who can perform the Biellmann spin. The Biellmann spin is an upright figure skating spin in which the skater executes a one-foot spin while holding the other foot extended over and behind the head, forming a ...

For a DC hairdresser, a love of figure skating becomes a dream fulfilled - Washington Post

“And Denise Biellmann. She's the one they named the Biellmann Spin after, that one where they're spinning . . . and it looks like a teardrop. When I first saw her do it, I was just insane.” On a recent Friday afternoon, Bolek applied caramel highlights ...

Russia Turns The Dreamtime Into A Nightmare - Deadspin (blog)

Though somehow I doubt most Aboriginal dances include synchronized Biellmann Spins. Indigenous groups are up in arms: Sol Bellear, from the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council, described the dance as "very offensive". "We see it as stealing ...

The Biellmann spin is an upright figure skating spin in which the skater executes a one-foot spin while holding the other foot extended over and behind the head, forming a teardrop shape with the body. The spin has also been referred to as a "tulip on a turn-table" due to the shape formed by the torso and leg. The position requires very great flexibility and spinning ability, and is almost always performed by women.

Figure skating element
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Element name: Biellmann spin
Element type: Upright spin
Named for: Denise Biellmann

The Biellmann spin is an upright figure skating spin in which the skater executes a one-foot spin while holding the other foot extended over and behind the head, forming a teardrop shape with the body. The spin has also been referred to as a "tulip on a turn-table" due to the shape formed by the torso and leg. The position requires very great flexibility and spinning ability, and is almost always performed by women.

The Biellmann position is also used as a spiral position and as a position in ice dancing lifts.