King of the ring: #DavidJenkins , Magic skater #ISUarchives #TripleAxel1957: and the golden age 1953-1960 (USA): #FirstTripleAxel (3A) in ISU-competition: #VernTaylor (CAN) WC 1978

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*picture from Dick Button: Ryan Stevens google+

The golden age of U.S. Figure Skaters 1953-1960 – ISU Archives

*”floskate”:”

“a short newsreel in which 1960 Olympic Gold Medallist performs a huuuuge triple axel. This was 21 years before the jump was finally landed in competition.”

*”floskate”: 1957 – David Jenkins Triple Axel

 

 

*”3Axel1996″: “Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA – 1978 World Figure Skating Championships, Men’s Long Program – Vern Taylor of Canada became the first man to land a triple Axel in international competition. He placed 7th in this skate to finish in 12th Place overall.”

Vern Taylor (CAN) – 1978 World Figure Skating Championships, Men’s Long Program

in preparation  probably next week: the whole story and history of 3A; MEN and Women:

*basis of source wikiwand and  my own material/memories WC 1974 in Munich (Germany): Axel jump; from single A to triple A *source Wikiwand

and on the road to quadruple Axel, real training achievment_videos, (links) and so on

…first triple AXEL in show exhibition WC Munich 1974, looking for the US-figure skater: in sequence 1A, 2A and sucessfully done 3A. So long …

Good bye and “Nice weekend” for all friends on facebook; instagram and twitter;  wishes: “Bobbo” (Bernhard from Germany)

 

 

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