What Is The Definition Of Hydroblading In Figure Skating?
1. Hydroblading is a connecting step in figure skating where the skater glides on a deep edge while the body is extended in a very low position, where they are practically horizontal and nearly touching the ice.
Hydroblading is mostly performed in singles skating, but is also seen in pairs skating, but only one skater is hydroblading while the other performs a different element side-by-side.
Examples Of How Hydroblading Is Used In Commentary
1. Hanyu gets down low, with only inches between him and the ice, as he hydroblades near center ice.