First Triple Axel: Midori ITO 1989; and 1991 Tonya Harding, Mirai Nagusu 2018:

SCHLITTSCH: turned circles on the ice surface

https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/playback/impossible-moments/impossible-moments/midori-ito-conquers-the-triple-axel-impossible-moments/

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:

Thanks to”richq10″ on youtube:

Thanks to “floskate” on youtube:

Thanks to “3Axel1996” on youtube:

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 :

View original post 10 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s