Figure skating is one of the most exciting sports in the Winter Olympics, with sensational moves such as ‘the axel’ or ‘the salchow’. Spectators are dazzled by the athleticism and grace of these athletes. Have you ever wonder where these moves originated? Let’s take a look at the history of figure skating’s most recognizable maneuvers.
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From Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. It was in this role where he was able to merge his best attributes: sports knowledge and personality. While with the Ticats, Jordan provided live analysis and interviews while developing a digital portfolio of one-on-one interviews, episodic sports comedy and full length sports & news features. He has also worked with CBC Sports for Hockey Night in Canada, the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Special Olympics as well as roles with Cineflix and Cream Productions as an Assistant Director.