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History of figure skating

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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 centur...

History of Ice Skating | Riedell Figure Skates - iSkateRiedell

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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 ...

The History of Figure Skating - About.com

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There are also many famous people who have been a part of ice skating history. ... Who invented Olympic figure skating with music and costumes, and why did ...

Ice Skating | Scholastic.com

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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 ...

History of Figure Skating - SkatingFitness.com

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Let's first start with quick look at where ice skating itself began. ... The English did not have the same need or opportunity to use ice skating for travel, so they ...

figure skating | sport | Britannica.com

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Apr 4, 2016 ... Sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform freestyle ... 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 ...

Figure Skating - Kidzworld

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Figure Skating - Did You Know? US figure skater Michelle Kwan has won five World Figure Skating Championships and has won a total of nine medals at the ...

SKATING Magazine - Welcome to US Figure Skating

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U.S. Figure Skating is composed of member clubs, collegiate clubs, ... Learn to Skate USA is also actively working with rinks nationwide to start new programs.

Origin Overview | Birthplace of Hockey

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Ice Hockey was not invented, nor did it start on a certain day of a particular year. ... of their favorite skating ponds and originated a new winter game, Ice Hurley.

Katarina Witt wins her second Olympic gold for figure skating ...

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Katarina Witt - Skating to Carmen at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary. After watching this gold medal performance I was inspired to start skating, & I did for 12 years!

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Figure Skating Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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

The History of Ice Skates - Inventors - About.com

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Jun 26, 2015 ... Historians generally agree that ice skating originated in Ancient Europe, though it's unclear when and where the first ice skates came into use.

Ice Skates - Ice skating has a surprising history - The Hockey Writers

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May 29, 2010 ... From ancient Swiss lakes to NHL arenas, ice skating has a colorful ... years, but the game of hockey didn't originate until the 19th century.