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In 1920 the mens figure skating started first.

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Any other types of Olympic figure skating?

There is Ice Dance, Pairs, Ladies, and Men

What are the 4 events in Figure Skating?

mens figure skating, womans figure skating, dance skating, and pair skating

What are the four figure skating events?

Mens figure skating, womans figure skating, pair skating, and dance skating.

Rules for Olympic figure skating?

Your dance has to be at least 2 munites long. and to skate a perfect skate with no errors or falls time does not matter BTW

What is cool about Figure Skating?

I think that there are a lot of things cool about figure skating. Figure skating is a combination of strength, muscle control, endurance, determination, and dance. In figure skating its fun to jump and get the satisfaction of a clean landing or spinning and feeling the adrenaline rush of speed.

What are three forms of ice-skating?

figure skating dance skating synchronised skating hockey skating

How do you skate the Starlight Waltz dance in figure skating?


What Olympic events has a judge?

boxing judo figure skating gymnastics ice dance diving

Is synchronized ice skating and figure skating really that different?

Synchro involves about 20 girls skating in unison and doing formations on the ice. Figure skating includes singles, pairs, and dance, involving jumps, spins, and steps. Both are competitive, but figure skating is much more demanding.

Olympic figure skating rules?

ur dance cant b less than 2 minz long ..... no back flips, no fallin, u must be at least 15 years to compete,

What do you do to do a figure skating ice dance?

You just have to have a song and then have your coach choreagraph it.

Which one is safer pairs skating or figure skating?

Pairs skating fits under the category of the sport 'figure skating'. In figure skating, there are 3 main categories that compete: singles, pairs, and ice dance. There's also synchronized skating, which doesn't generally compete at the same events as the others. Out of singles, pairs, and ice dance, pairs is the most dangerous. Basically everything is done with your partner, including throws, side-by-side jumps, spins, and lifts.

Which is better for a 14 year old to do as a beginner dance or ice skating?

dance, definatly. figure skating is much too hard. im in Pre-juv, that means i have already passed 2 rounds of a series of level. it has taken me 3 1/2 years to get here. that's still not as far as my friends! its too hard. dance, has more flexibility. figure skating soon becomes your life. Dance is also more stable. figure skating i can assure you, about twice a month you will cry. from stress, the hard work, school. and 14 years old?! does she even no how to get on the skates? i think dance. but that's my opinion. i love figure skating so much. i am addicted. this is all coming from a 12 year old.

What is allied movement dance form?

Any dance that is both choreographed and performed. Somewould say figure skating can be because it is a choreographed dance performed in skates on ice and in front of a crowd.

What is allied movement form dance?

Any dance that is both choreographed and performed. Somewould say figure skating can be because it is a choreographed dance performed in skates on ice and in front of a crowd.

How was figure skating invented?

No one knows the exact history of ice skating although it is believed to have been around for hundreds of years. The first ice skating organization was formed in the 1700s and the first instructional book was written by a British miliary man named Robert Jones. An American named Jackson Haines was the first to use dance and ballet movements in a figure skating routine. This was in the mid 1800s. Click on the 'History of Figure Skating' link below for more details.

What are the three types of figure skating events?

pairs ladies mens dance

What are the differences between singles figure skating and ice dancing?

There are many differences between singles skating and ice dancing. One major reason is the amount of people. Singles is where there is only one person on the ice. They can jump, spin and do feild moves. In ice dance there are two people on the ice. They can't do jumps and they don't do the same elements as singles, unless it's figure skating. Also, in singles there are two categories (olympics) short program, and long program. Ice dance has three in the Olympics; Compulsory,original and free dance. Lastly, there is anothere type of figure skating called pairs in which there are two people on the ice but they will do jumps and spins together like a singles skater.

What is the original variation of figure skating?

It's a split mix of hockey and dance (ballet specifically). Basically, girls used to do ballet, and some girls did hockey on ice. They finally created figure skating by combining the two, using the "on ice" in the hockey part, and the dancing in the ballet.

How many medals did Canada win from figure skating overall?

2 (Rochette - Bronze - Ladies figure staking) (Virtue and Moir - Gold - Ice Dance)

Who is the inventor of figure skating?

The founder of modern figure skating as it is known today was Jackson Haines, an American. He won the first Championships of America held in Troy, New York in 1864. Haines was known as the first skater to incorporate ballet and dance movements into his skating, as opposed to focusing on tracing patterns on the ice. Haines also invented the sit spin and developed a shorter, curved blade for figure skating that allowed for easier turns. He was also the first to wear blades that were permanently attached to the boot.

What is a team sport played on ice by a team?

Ice hockey and curling are the two most common. Ice skating relays, pairs figure skating, and pairs ice dance can also be considered team sports on ice.

How many different figure skating events are there?

generally there is considered to be five: men's singles, women's singles, pairs freestyle, pairs dance, and syncro.

What sport is figure skating like?

its basically like dance on iceskates i know someone who can do a backflip on the ice and you need to be flexible so i guess it can be like gymnastics.

Can figure skating have a record?

Yes, there are many records in figure skating. For example there is points records in each category (mens, womens, pairs, and dance) and in each level (eg senior, junior, novice) then there is records for most triple jumps in a program(short and long), most quads etc. there is records for most revolutions in a spin. there is many more these are just a few.