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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 archaeological record from about 3000 BC. Edges were added ...

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

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

Ice Skating | Scholastic.com

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Discusses ice skating, including its history and its various forms such as speed skating and figure skating.

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.

figure skating | sport | Britannica.com

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Apr 4, 2016 ... Sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform freestyle movements of jumps, spins, lifts, and footwork in a graceful manner. Its name ...

The History of Figure Skating - About.com

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This article includes some excellent questions and answers about the history of figure skating.

A brief history of Olympic Figure Skating | InFocus

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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.

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 ... The origin of ice skates dates back several thousand years, but the game ...

When Were Ice Skates Invented? | Wonderopolis

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In the next century, the Dutch added a double-edged blade to the bottom of ice skates, which meant poles were no longer necessary. Skaters could propel ...

Figure skating | Define Figure skating at Dictionary.com

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Figure skating definition, ice skating in which the skater traces intricate patterns on the ice. See more. ... Origin of figure skating. Expand. 1865-1870. 1865-70.

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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.

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 ...

Gliding Over 5,000 Years of Frozen Waters: A History of Ice Skating ...

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Dec 16, 2015 ... Ice skating has been called the oldest human-powered means of ... Golf - The Ancient Origins and Hidden Beginnings of a World-Wide Sport ...