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Synchronized Twizzles
It's easy to confuse twizzles and spins since both moves rotate. What is the difference? Spins last longer than twizzles. Spins stay in one spot. Twizzles move down the ice. Ice dancers do synchronized twizzles in their free dance programs, but twizzles are also included in footwork sequences done by single skaters, pair skaters, and in synchronized skating. Also, most figure skaters agree that twizzles are more difficult to do than spins.

Ice Dancers Charlie White and Meryl Davis Perform Twizzles Photo by Koichi Kamoshida - Getty Images

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