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02-05-2010, 09:52 AM
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Is that scissor skate actually a backwards crossunder though? He's not actually pulling his body, just making C-cuts with the outside edge (I say "just" even though it's incredibly difficult).

This video looks to demonstrate it a lot better:

The way I've heard it described is to grab the ice and pull/drag yourself with the outside edge of the under foot. But every time I try to think through the steps I can't imagine it...I need to be on the ice to actually do them.

Another good video:

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