What is figure skating?

  • (noun): Ice skating where the skates trace outlines of selected figures.

Figure Skating

Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform spins, jumps, moves in the field, and other elements and moves on figure skates. The four Olympic disciplines are men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Non-Olympic disciplines include synchronized skating and four skating.

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Some articles on figure skating:

List Of National Championships In Figure Skating - B
... Belgian Figure Skating Championships Bulgarian Figure Skating Championships British Figure Skating Championships ...
Figure Skating in Popular Culture
... Figure skating has been the focus of several later Hollywood films, including The Cutting Edge and its sequels, The Cutting Edge Going for the Gold, The Cutting Edge 3 ...
List Of National Championships In Figure Skating - S
... Slovak Figure Skating Championships Slovenian Figure Skating Championships South African Figure Skating Championships South Korean Figure Skating Championships Soviet Figure Skating ...
Stanislav Zhuk - Biography
... In the late 1940-s there was a revival of figure skating in the after-war Leningrad ... Here Stanislav started skating ... There was formed the most powerful Soviet Union figure skaters team at the head of the coach Peter Orlov, the Master of Sports ...
Swedish Figure Skating Championships
... The Swedish Figure Skating Championships (Swedish Svenska Mästerskapen i Konståkning) are a figure skating national championship held annually to determine the national champions of Sweden ...

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