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You just have to be fast enough, doesn't usually happen until your around 19-23.

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Q: How old do you have to be to go into olympic speed skating?
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What are some speed skating tips?

Speed skating requires good equipment and good form. In general the lower one can keep his body the faster one will go. More information can be found at US Speed Skating, and Ellis Method.

What is special about speed-skating skates?

The Speed skating skates have no stopper but if you are good at speed skating you don't need them. They have very large wheels to make them go faster. They don't have any ankle support so you must have very strong ankles, but if only just starting speed skating your ankles will get stronger as you progress.

What are the procedures of speed skating?

I'm not sure what your talking about, but as you go to the start it's: "go to the start.... reaaady.....GO!!"

What are the differences between speed skating and figure skating?

Speed skating is based on skating for speed, not style. Figure skating is the opposite, as it skates for style and not always speed. Speed skating requires: -Lower cut boot, almost like a shoe -Longer blades than artistic skaters -the objective is to go fast, not to impress the judges Figure skating: -based on competing in a number of levels and elements -consists of jumps, spins and footwork -artistry and difficulty are considered when judging -higher cut boot -regular length blade, but with a toe pick and edges

What sport is England best at in the olympic games?

As far as total medals go, England has won their most Summer Olympic medals in athletics and their most Winter Olympic medals in figure skating.

Will swimming enhance skating speed?

yes . of course swiming will increase our speed in skating as it increases our stamina and also helps in arm development as speed skater needs his power po hands to go faster and keep him in motion . legs also get stronger and can help you in heavy work outs durng the skating practice . ( technical skating for speed roller skaters) but swiming should be done atleast 4-5 hours befor skating

How much does Cindy klassen earn per year in speed skating?

Cindey Klassen didn't make any money from speed skating. Skating is a non-profit sport, she obviously go money through sponsors and suck, but skating itself, doesn't give money. Just the Joy of winning, and the loveof the sport.

How do speed skaters dress when speed skating?

They always were short sleeve shirts and shorts because when you speed skate you have to go really fast and you get hot really quick but some speed skaters buy speed skating uniforms that are very light and very stretchy so you can move your legs easily.

What is the name of the skate used in speed skating long track?

The blade is called a clap. Go to: for a great image on clap skates and fixed blades.

How is math used in figure skating?

Math is used in ice skating by the speed you go, how much they skates cost, and also how the judges score you. There are other ways they are similiar.

What does it mean to go skating?

It means to go to a skating rink (either ice skating or roller skating), putting on skates, and then skating. The form of skates and the type of rink you need depends on what type of skating you wish to do.

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