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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 ... Adding edges to ice skates was invented by the Dutch in the 13th or 14th century. ... The next s...

When Were Ice Skates Invented? | Wonderopolis

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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, ...

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

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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 ...

The History of Figure Skating - About.com

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Who invented Olympic figure skating with music and costumes, and why did they ... Figure skating is called "Figure Skating" because, years ago, designs were ...

The History of Ice Skates - Inventors - About.com

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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.

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 ... 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 ...

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

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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 ...

Scandinavians invented ice skating in 3000 BC - Telegraph

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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 Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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Figure skating history, rules and equipment. ... In 1850, Edward Bushnell of Philadelphia revolutionised skating when he introduced steel-bladed skates allowing ...

Bone Ice Skates Invented by Ancient Finns, Study Says

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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.