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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 ...

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Figure skating history, rules and equipment. Dutch canal pioneers, Popularity with kings, Steel blades, Hollywood Skating, Young stars, Olympic History.

www.britannica.com/sports/figure-skating

Sep 28, 2018 ... Figure skating, sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform freestyle movements of jumps, spins, lifts, and footwork in a graceful ...

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History. Although skating was born in Europe, figure skating as we know it today traces its origins directly back to an American - Jackson Haines. Haines was ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/brief-history-womens-figure-skating-180968044

Feb 6, 2018 ... Women's figure skating is one of the most eagerly watched events of any Winter Olympics, with reliably high American viewership numbers at ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-ice-skates-1991654

Aug 28, 2018 ... The history of ice skating goes back to Ancient Europe when people used bones for their skate blades. Learn about the history of this popular ...

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Jun 22, 2017 ... This article includes some excellent questions and answers about the history of figure skating. Learn more about the background of this ...

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/ice-skating

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

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Dec 12, 2017 ... History Stories ... Ice skating has been around for thousands of years—since around 3000 B.C., when indigenous Scandinavians used trimmed animal bones to ... But figure skating took a bit longer to come into existence.