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because you have to glide across the ice on the blades and without skates the ice is hard to move on as it's really slippery.

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Q: Why do you wear ice skates when ice skating?
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Yes, black ice skates are for boys. In figure skating, my theory is that black is supposed to distinguish a male figure skater from a female figure skater, who wear white ice skates. Most likely, if you are renting ice skates at a public rink, the skates will be brown or blue/black if they are hockey skates. White and black ice skates are for professional usage, and thus, should not be sold to a person with no skating experience at all.

What is the definitiion of ice skating?

To be able to wear shoes with metal blades attached to the sole of them. To then allow the human body to wear these "skates" to glide across ice.

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Which skating events usues skates with the largest blade?

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Who invented ice skates or ice skating?

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