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Gloves: Skaters wear cut-resistant gloves to protect their hands from blades. Because the skaters' hands often touch the ice on turns, the gloves are equipped with hard plastic balls on the fingertips that allow the glove to slide along the ice. -

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Q: What is on the left glove of speed skaters?
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