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Video of a Backflip

Philippe Candeloro Performing a Backflip on the Ice


The backflip is considered an illegal figure skating move. It can be done in exhibitions and in professional ice skating competitions, but the backflip will not receive credit and a skater will receive deductions (or be disqualified) if the move is performed in eligible figure skating competitions. In this video, Olympic figure skating medalist, Philippe Candeloro, performs a backflip at a skating exhibition.

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