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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_figure_skating

The history of figure skating stretches back to prehistoric times. Primitive ice skates appear in ... The book was written solely for men, as women did not normally ice skate in the late 18th century. It was with the publication of this .... " Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics". Chicago Tribune.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_skating

Ice skating is the act of moving on ice by using ice skates. It can be done for a variety of reasons ... Skaters did not actually skate on the ice, but rather glided on top of it. True skating emerged when a steel blade with sharpened edges was used ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Figure_skating

Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice. ..... The lifting partner does not move across the ice, but is allowed to rotate. Straight line lift – The lifting partner ...... Hersh, Philip (29 September 2014). "Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics".

www.olympic.org/figure-skating-equipment-and-history

Figure skating history, rules and equipment. Dutch canal pioneers, Popularity with kings, Steel blades, Hollywood Skating, Young stars, Olympic History.

ice.riedellskates.com/2012/evolution-of-ice-skating

May 31, 2012 ... When did ice skating begin? Who was the first person to strap on a pair of ice skate blades and glide across a frozen lake? How did figure ...

www.livescience.com/2202-5-000-year-origin-ice-skating.html

Jan 11, 2008 ... Southern Finland is the only place icy enough to make traveling by skates worth it .

www.britannica.com/sports/figure-skating

Apr 28, 2017 ... figure skating: sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform ... for ice dancing was held in 1914, it did not become an Olympic sport until 1976. ..... Younger skaters are also injured more frequently because they start ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/when-were-ice-skates-invented

Until the 17th century, ice skating was mostly used for transportation. Sometime in the ... In 1763, England became the site of the first official ice skating competition, as skaters raced across 15 miles of frozen canals. Historians ... Did you get it?

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/ice-skating

Ice skating did not develop as an organized competitive sport until the introduction of steel skate blades permanently attached to leather boots. The earlier iron ...

infocus.gettyimages.com/post/a-brief-history-of-olympic-figure-skating

Figure skating is one of the oldest Olympic sports. It was featured during the Summer Olympics in 1908 and 1920, but became a permanent winter sport in 1924.