Figure Skating

Winter Olympics 2014

About figure skating

Figure skating can be done in individuals, duos, and groups. To skate, you have to have special skates. The skate you use is a white or brown shoe that has a sharp blade on the bottom so you can skate. Single skating is men's and women's sport doing jumps, spins, and, steps. Mixed pairs skaters do lifts, spirals, throws and synchronized jumps. Ice dancing is dancing to music and expressing the character and emotion. Team events in figure skating are competing between the best national teams.

Figure Skating Link

Look at some of the history and facts about figure skating in the link below. There is also some facts about some of the competitors and when the Winter Olympics are in Sochi.