I thought this post would be a good accompaniment to eggplantgifs's guides to figure skating moves. :)
This post was originally on GoldenSkate forums— thank you for letting me repost and make changes to this on tumblr. Many thanks also to nonchan1023, nanoka12, sherlockspeare, and queenyunaqueen for letting me use your gifs!
+The ones marked with three asterisks (***) are my personal favorites.
Spread eagle into a jump:
Variation of Ina Bauer into a jump:
One-foot entrance to an axel jump:
Spiral entrance into a jump:
Difficult exits to jumps (good “edge control” necessary?):
Miscellaneous entrances into jumps:
Unconventional?!?! I don’t even know what the normal entrances to all the jumps look like!