Feb 16, 2018 ... Figure skaters continue to push the athletic limits of the sport by attempting tougher jumps. Quadruple jumps were first introduced in the 1980's and are becoming more and more prevalent in competition. Let's take a deeper dive into the evolution of the quadruple jump.
Origin of Figure Skating. Skates were first a means of transportation on frozen ponds and lakes. The oldest form of skate (a length of bone attached to sandals with thongs) dates back to 20000 B.C. when warriors and hunters crafted makeshift skates out of reindeer antlers or elk bones. The Dutch were some of the early ...
Feb 12, 2018 ... The 24-year-old figure skater become the first American woman — and third overall — to land the jump in Olympic competition.
2 days ago ... It was a rough day for the US women's Olympic figure skating team when Mirai Nagasu (left), Bradie Tennell (top right) and Karen Chen (bottom right) botched their free skating routines.
Feb 16, 2018 ... Winter Olympics 2018: Japan makes history with gold, silver in men's figure skating. Share; Tweet; Reddit; Flipboard; Email. Last Updated Feb 17, 2018 12: 58 AM EST. It was a disappointing night for Americans in Pyeongchang on Friday : American Nathan Chen searched for redemption in the free skate at ...
Feb 17, 2018 ... Why Don't More Female Figure Skaters Wear Pants? Leggings and yoga gear are common sights at practice rinks. But in competition, gender-coded costumes still prevail. Maé-Bérénice Méité, of France, performs in the ladies single figure skating short program at the Winter Olympics Julie Jacobson / AP ...
As part of the ISU video archive collection, this video shows some of the greatest Figure Skaters that competed over the years.
Feb 12, 2018 ... Canada's beloved ice skating pair have a history that dates back to when they were kid.
Feb 16, 2018 ... American figure skater Nathan Chen made history at the Winter Olympics in what many called his "redemption" skate.