Speed skate

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Speed skate

The most important thing about speed skate is that it is like a race but on ice. Skaters wear claps skaters they are different from regular skate because the heel of the blade is not attached to the boot.
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In speed skating, there are different events. In speed skating, pairs of skaters skate counterclockwise around a 400 meter oval ice rink.they change lanes every lap.
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In team pursuit, two team of three compete against each other.

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There are also individual longer distance races. Women also compete in a 3000-meter relay and the men in a 5000- meter relay.

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the most important thing about speed skate is it is different about normal skate, and they need to push by their toe.
Sochi Olympics 2014 | Things You Don't Know About Short-Track Speedskating | The New York Times