The history of figure skating stretches back to prehistoric times. Primitive ice
skates appear in ... Adding edges to ice skates was invented by the Dutch in the
13th or 14th century. ... The next s...
In the 14th century, the Dutch invented wooden platform skates with iron runners
... In 1763, England became the site of the first official ice skating competition, ...
Jan 11, 2008 ... Finns looking to cut back on travel time were the first to use ice skates about
5,000 years ago, a new study suggests. The southern portion of ...
Who invented Olympic figure skating with music and costumes, and why did they
... Figure skating is called "Figure Skating" because, years ago, designs were ...
By Mary Bellis. Historians generally agree that ice skating originated in Ancient
Europe, though it's unclear when and where the first ice skates came into use.
Dec 19, 2016 ... Figure skating, sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform freestyle ...
Lutz, an Austrian, invented his jump (the “lutz”) in 1913. ... The next year the ISU
rules were changed to specify that women could not enter the ...
Dec 16, 2015 ... The history of ice skating began about 5,000 years ago and since then ... a
popular winter sport today, the purpose of the invention of ice skates ...
Dec 24, 2007 ... The oldest form of human-powered transport was ice skating, and was invented
in northern Europe around five thousand years ago.
Figure skating history, rules and equipment. ... In 1850, Edward Bushnell of
Philadelphia revolutionised skating when he introduced steel-bladed skates
Jan 4, 2008 ... People living thousands of years ago in what is now Finland invented ice-skating
not for fun but for survival, computer simulations suggest.