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Figure skating is one of the hardest sports around and requires exceptional skill

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No, ballroom dancing isn't considered a sport, and water sports aren't used in the Olympics (unless you call figure skating a water sport)


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The Greeks had the Olympics because they wanted some sort of entertainment competition with sport!!


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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 muscles are used when figure skating?

Figrue skating is a sport that uses practically all of the bodies muscles. Of course, all of the leg muscles are used the most because of all the jumps and spins. The arm muscles are used frequently due to having to hold them up and all of the falling which a skater will put their arm out to catch themselves. Falling alone can contribute to muscular arms. The abdominals are also used in figure skating because of the spins and jumps where having a strong trunk is a necessity to be a good skater. Hope this helps!


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Yes, if you're just going ice skating, then it will be cold. If you're going figure skating, then you'll probably get used to it, and get very warm but sweating afterwards.


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quad, hamsting, adducter, gluteus, lower back

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