Ísold Fönn Vilhjálmsdóttir is the first Icelander to complete a triple flip during a figure skating competition and have it judged valid. RÚV reports that the 14-year-old skater achieved the jump during the Deitannen Cup competition in Switzerland last weekend, where she was awarded a silver medal in the junior ladies category.
Ísold completed the triple flip in a combination with a double toeloop and received a 7.13 from the judges. In training for the tournament, she successfully completed seven triples in practice.
The talented young skater moved to Champérey, Switzerland earlier this year, where she trains under the guidance of Stéphane Lambiel, a former world champion and Olympic silver medalist.