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20 Fierce Figure Skating Moves Debuting in Sochi



The Olympic figure skating events have always recognized athletes for their grace, poise and agility. However, the games in 2014 saw a spicier side to the ladies short program. Sure, there were plenty of triple axels and lutzes, but these skaters drop moves with enough sass to have made Sonja Henie blush.

Take a look at some of the more notable moves in GIF form below. We’ve even made up names for them — because if Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir can use the word “twizzle,” anyone can make up names at this point.

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