The history of figure skating stretches back to prehistoric times. Primitive ice
skates appear in ... Adding edges to ice skates was invented by the Dutch in the
13th or 14th century. ... The next s...
In the 14th century, the Dutch invented wooden platform skates with iron runners
... In 1763, England became the site of the first official ice skating competition, ...
Who invented Olympic figure skating with music and costumes, and why did they
... Figure skating is called "Figure Skating" because, years ago, designs were ...
Jan 11, 2008 ... The 5,000-Year-Old Origin of Ice Skating. A replica of the first ancient bone
skates, created by the scientists to perform their experiments.
Figure skating history, rules and equipment. ... In 1850, Edward Bushnell of
Philadelphia revolutionised skating when he introduced steel-bladed skates
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 ...
Dec 16, 2015 ... The history of ice skating began about 5,000 years ago and since then ... a
popular winter sport today, the purpose of the invention of ice skates ...
One of the earliest figure skating pioneers was Norway's Sonja Henie. She was
just 11 when she participated in the Chamonix Winter Olympics. Four years later
Dec 24, 2007 ... The oldest form of human-powered transport was ice skating, and was invented
in northern Europe around five thousand years ago.
Jan 4, 2008 ... People living thousands of years ago in what is now Finland invented ice-skating
not for fun but for survival, computer simulations suggest.