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History of figure skating - Wikipedia

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The history of figure skating stretches back to prehistoric times. Primitive ice skates appear in .... He also invented the sit spin and developed a shorter, curved blade for figure skating that all...

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.

figure skating | History & Competitions | Britannica.com

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Dec 19, 2016 ... In London in 1908 he also won the first Olympic gold medal given for figure skating. Lutz, an Austrian, invented his jump (the “lutz”) in 1913.

The History of Figure Skating - About.com

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Figure Skating - Ryan McVay / Digital Vision Collection / Getty Images ... Who invented Olympic figure skating with music and costumes, and why did they create ...

Ice Skating | Scholastic

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The figure-skate blade differs from the ice-hockey or speed-skate blade ... J., Encyclopedia of Figure Skating (1998); Van Wert, W. F., The Invention of Ice Skating ...

When Were Ice Skates Invented? | Wonderopolis

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In 1763, England became the site of the first official ice skating competition, ... credit to an American, Jackson Haines, for making figure skating what it is today.

Figure Skating - Kidzworld

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Would you like to spin and glide like Michelle Kwan? Check out this look at figure skating history, stars and basics.

Figure Skating Facts | KidsKonnect

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Figure skating is a sport and activity in which individuals, duos, or groups perform ... Skates that had the blades permanently attached to the boot were invented ...

The 5,000-Year-Old Origin of Ice Skating - Live Science

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Jan 11, 2008 ... To test the efficiency of ancient ice skating in different areas, ... "An average figure of speed sustainable for a few hours on bone skates is about ...

Timeline

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1830 • The First figure skating organization—The Skating Club—is founded in ... skate with the blades clipped right to the boot is invented in Philadelphia.