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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 ...

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 Figure Skating - About.com

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

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.

figure skating | sport | Britannica.com

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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 ...

About Us - Welcome to US Figure Skating

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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  ...

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 ...

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.

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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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 .

Figure Skating: Origin of the Name, by John Cawly, PhD

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1. "Figure" Skating - Origin of the Name by John… 2. What Is the Difference Between Ice Dancing and… 3. Figure Skaters Should Consider Taking the… 4.

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 ...