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How to Do Back Crossovers or Cutbacks on Ice Skates

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How to Do Back Crossovers or Cutbacks on Ice Skates - Step Five
As power is gained, the feet will be completely crossed as skater glides backward.

As power is gained, the feet will be completely crossed as skater glides backward.

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As power is gained, the feet will be completely crossed as skater glides backward.
  • Note: The back crossovers done by advanced figure skaters are sometimes called "cutbacks." Both blades are left on the ice in order to gain speed. Beginners are sometimes first taught to lift the foot up and over to make the back crossover. This tutorial teaches the more advanced "cutback" method.

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