Figure skating has been an Olympic sport since the first Winter Olympics in 1924.
Figure skating became part of the Olympics in the year 1908.
In 1920 the mens figure skating started first.
Yes. As an Olympic sport, figure skating was originally a part of the Summer Games, since most rinks were outdoors at that time. It was contested in 1908 and 1920. Figure skating has been a Winter Olympic sport since 1924.
Yes. At the Olympic's they have speed skating, and where you can either do a short or long program. -Jess
Figure skating has appeared in every Winter Olympics since the first Games in 1924.
found in 1947 Olympic sport since 1908
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) makes the determination of which sports are to be included in the Olympics. The International Skating Union (ISU) petitioned to have figure skating included as a winter sport and it was, in time for the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924. For decades figure skating was the most popular Winter Olympic sport by far, but since 2010, TV audiences and streaming viewership of freestyle skiing and snowboarding have begun to outpace figure skating.
Figure Skating and the Halfpipe.
Gymnastics, Diving, Figure Skating, and Synchronized Swimming.
Speed Skating became an Olympic sport in 1924.
Figure skating and freestyle skiing are winter Olympic sports. Fencing is a summer Olympic sport.
i think 1920
Figure skating was an event in the first Winter Olympics in 1924. (Prior to that, it was actually part of the Summer Olympics in 1908 and 1912.)
how composites have aided in the Olympic sport of speed skating
The 4 Winter Olympic sport that take place indoors are Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Curling, and Hockey.
the most popular sports are halfpipe,skeleton(luge),hockey, and figure skating.
This is really a matter of opnion. Figure skating seems to be the most popular sport with the public. Personally, I am a fan of curling.
"Figure skating was first contested as an Olympic sport at the 1908 Summer Olympics, in London, United Kingdom. As this traditional winter sport could be conducted indoors, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved its inclusion in the Summer Olympics program." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Olympic_medalists_in_figure_skating
it became a sport today because of its so brilliant and you need to be athletic
Speed skating has been an event in the Winter Olympics since the first Winter Games in 1924.
I don't know if it's an olympic sport but ice skating!
Figure skating is an ice sport so it is done on ice.
Figure Skating is classed as a sport and is recognised by the International Olympics Committee as being one!!
I may be wrong but I think some kids were just playing around and started dancing on ice! then kids had competitions and soon it had judges and crowds and then became and Olympic sport!