Ice skating is the act 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 ska...
Jun 26, 2015 ... The first ice skates were made of animal bones, and originated in ... Minnesota,
invented the first closed-toe blade made from one piece of steel ...
Jan 11, 2008 ... Southern Finland is the only place icy enough to make traveling by skates worth it
(1996); Malone, J., Encyclopedia of Figure Skating (1998); Van Wert, W. F., The
Invention of Ice Skating (1997); Vandervell, H. E., A System of Figure Skating ...
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 24, 2007 ... The oldest form of human-powered transport was ice skating, and was invented
in northern Europe around five thousand years ago.
From this description it appears that it is likely that in the 12th century ice skates
with metal blades did not yet exist. In the 19th century, when archaeology ...
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 ...
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 ...
History The earliest skates , made of bone, were found in Sweden. Wooden
skates with iron facings appeared in the 14th cent. Skates made entirely.