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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 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 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 .

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.

Ice Skating | Scholastic

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

Figure skating - New World Encyclopedia

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Oct 21, 2013 ... Figure skaters Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy ... people have been ice skating for centuries, figure skating in its current form originated ...

figure skating | History & Competitions | Britannica.com

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Dec 19, 2016 ... Figure skating, sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform freestyle movements of jumps, spins, lifts, and footwork in a graceful ...

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 ...

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.