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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 ... At the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, England, figure skating became the first winter sport to ...

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.

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.

When did figure skating become an Olympic sport? | Reference.com

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Figure skating became an Olympic sport in 1908 when it was included in the Olympic Games in London. It was also a part of the Summer Olympics in Antwerp in ...

figure skating | History & Competitions | Britannica.com

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Dec 19, 2016 ... Figure skating has become one of the most popular sports of the Winter ... for ice dancing was held in 1914, it did not become an Olympic sport ...

The History of Figure Skating - About.com

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Figure Skating - Ryan McVay / Digital Vision Collection / Getty Images ... invented Olympic figure skating with music and costumes, and why did they create this sport? ... It did not become popular in the U.S. until many years after his death.

Winter Olympics: Figure Skating - Infoplease

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Dec 30, 2005 ... Preview of the Olympic event figure skating. ... throughout northern Europe, ice skating evolved into a sport during the 18th century. The man ...

Special Olympics: Figure Skating

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Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, pairs, or groups perform spins, ... How to become an excellent Special Olympics coach: videos, brochures, and ...

Ice Skating Facts - SoftSchools

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Today ice skating is a competitive sport, form of transportation and leisure activity that ... By the mid-1800s ice skating had become popular in Britain among the ...

Welcome to US Figure Skating

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U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating ... 1921 when the association was formed and first became a member of the ISU.