The Triple Axel is still the most powerful jump of the Queens in figure skating, but today it starts the area/reigningship of Quads in women figure skating: Alexandra Trusova (RUSSIA) 4S &4T, 4S/3T.
First Triple Axel in women figure skating, done in an officiel competition: 1989 Worlds in Paris Midori Ito (Japan).*
*it is mentioned; that US-figure skater: Tiffany Chin (USA) landed a real achievement in exhibition/training 1982/1983, aged 14 or 15 years old; of first triple axel in history:
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA – 1991 United States Figure Skating Championships, Ladies’ Free Skate – Tonya Harding not only skated a near perfect program, but she became the first American ladies skater to land the triple Axel in a sanctioned amateur/eligible competition.
The best performance of Tonya Harding, and one of the most emotional performances in figure skating forever:
and 2018 Mirai Nagasu :
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So long Bernhard from Germany.”Bobbo”.CIAO.