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The best of figure skating

by Kathy Allen

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Figure skating,
  • Sports,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Ice skating,
  • Biography,
  • Figure skaters

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.

    Statementby Kathy Allen
    SeriesFirst facts. Best of pro sports, First facts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV850.4 .A44 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24878987M
    ISBN 101429633336
    ISBN 109781429633338
    LC Control Number2009001175
    OCLC/WorldCa300718637

    One of the best places to explore this variety of physical forces is figure skating. A skater's every twist, turn and leap begins with balance. The U.S. Figure Skating Rulebook is the official publication for all the association's rules and bylaws. The Combined Report of Action details all bylaw and rule changes made through the past year by the Board of Directors and Governing Council. The U.S. Figure Skating Rulebook is the official publication for all the association's rules and bylaws.

    The following list of highest scores in figure skating contains the highest scores earned from the – season onwards, under the ISU Judging System (IJS). The – season began on 1 July After being trialed in , the IJS replaced the old system in the – figure skating season. Up to and including the – season, the Grade of Execution (GOE) scoring.   The founder of the figure skating of today is Jackson Haines, an American ballet dancer and ice lived a very short life (from –). He was the first skater to incorporate ballet, music, and dance movements into : Jo Ann Schneider Farris.

    The history of figure skating stretches back to prehistoric times. Primitive ice skates appear in the archaeological record from about BC. Edges were added by the Dutch in the 13th - 14th century. International figure skating competitions began appearing in the late 19th century—in , the European Championships were inaugurated in Hamburg, Germany, and in , the first World. Compulsory figures or school figures were formerly a segment of figure skating, and gave the sport its are the "circular patterns which skaters trace on the ice to demonstrate skill in placing clean turns evenly on round circles". For approximately the first 50 years of figure skating as a sport, until , compulsory figures made up 60 percent of the total score at most.


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