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History of figure skating - Wikipedia


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 ...

Figure Skating Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History


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

The History of Figure Skating - About.com


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

Ice Skating | Scholastic.com


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

figure skating | sport | Britannica.com


Apr 4, 2016 ... Figure skating, sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform freestyle movements of jumps, spins, lifts, and footwork in a graceful ...

History of Ice Skating | Riedell Figure Skates - iSkateRiedell


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 ...

A brief history of Olympic Figure Skating | InFocus


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.

Bone Ice Skates Invented by Ancient Finns, Study Says


Jan 4, 2008 ... Ice-skating—the oldest human-powered means of transportation—was invented in Finland not for fun but for survival, according to a new study.

Membership - Welcome to US Figure Skating


U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States. U.S. Figure Skating is a member of the International Skating  ...

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


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 ...

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


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

The History of Ice Skates - Inventors - About.com


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.

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


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 ...