Ice Stock Sport - History

History

Although the sport is probably much older, the first proof of ice stock sport being practised stems from a 16th century painting by Dutch painter Pieter Breughel. It would take until the 1930s before the sport became organized. A German federation was established in 1934, and German championships were established two years later.

European Championships were first held in 1951, and World Championships were first held in 1983, after the International Federation Ice Stock Sport (IFE) had been established.

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