Ice skating is the act of moving on ice by using ice skates. It can be done for a
variety of reasons ... Adding edges to ice skates was invented by the Dutch in the
13th or 14th century. These ice s...
Jun 26, 2015 ... The first ice skates were made of animal bones, and originated in Ancient ... of
Philadelphia, PA, invented the first all-steel clamp for skates.
Jan 11, 2008 ... Southern Finland is the only place icy enough to make traveling by skates worth it
Dec 24, 2007 ... The oldest form of human-powered transport was ice skating, and was invented
in northern Europe around five thousand years ago.
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May 29, 2010 ... The origin of ice skates dates back several thousand years, but the game of
hockey didn't originate until the 19th century. Mention of a game ...
Dec 16, 2015 ... Although ice skating is a popular winter sport today, the purpose of the invention
of ice skates was not so much for recreation, as to make travel ...
Not much progress was made in the world of ice skates until 1848 when the first
all steel clamp was invented. This was shortly followed by the introduction of the ...
The oldest pair of skates known date back to about 3000 B.C., ... The steel ice
skate was invented in 1867 by John Forbes, ...
Ice skating became so popular in Scotland that the first skating club was
established in Edinburgh in 1742. In 1848, E.W. Bushnell invented the first all-
iron ice ...