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 by the Dutch in the 13th - 14th century. International figure skating competitions began appearing in the late 19th century—in 1891, the European Championships ...
We continue our build-up to hte 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.
Most skating fans who have followed the sport for any length of time have heard the story of the plane crash that killed the entire US Figure Skating Team and their ... This broadcast would have been of historical significance even without the plane crash, because it was the first time that the US Championships were covered ...
Administrivia. SkateWeb is back! Updates may be less frequent this season than in past years. For now, here are links for upcoming fall international competitions and USFSA regionals/sectionals. Current events/results: 2011 USFSA Upper Great Lakes regional -- Oct 1-5, 2010; 2011 USFSA North Atlantic regional -- Oct 1-5 ...
Feb 8, 2017 ... We take a look at how figure skating has got more and more ambitious since the early Winter Games.
Feb 27, 2017 ... We continue our look at some of the best ever moments in Winter Olympic history with a run-down of the best fashions on show in figure skating.
Apr 1, 2016 ... Wenjing Sui and Cong Han produced a fine routine to lead after the pairs short programme at the World Figure Skating Championships.
(w/surrounding text), Standardized Result. Ice Skating. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000. "In speed-skating events, racers may reach speeds as high as 30 mi (48 km) per hr." 13 m/s. Fastest 500 M. time for a ... Eric Heiden, Speed Skating - 1980. The History of The Winter Games. Olympic Museum Lausanne.
Paisley Figure Skating Club 1953? Front row; Darlene Leitch?, Lynn Parker, Mary McClure, Bonnie Cutter Middle; (__?__), Nancy Forrester, Barb Watt, Mary Dudgeon, (__?__), Lorna McClure, Carol Leitch, Back; Ruth Rushton, Peter Cutter, Mary Cumming, Nonnie Irving, (__?__), Shirley McArthur, (__?__), Beverly Parker ...