The Science of Figure Skating Jumps | American College of Sports Medicine

One of the most anticipated events of the PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympics is men’s and ladies figure skating. How do skaters jump over 24 inches in the air, rotate faster than six revolutions per second, and land on one foot while balancing on a 3/16-inch wide blade and skating over 15 mph? Here is the science behind the jumps.

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