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168--California: The Ice-Ladies Cometh : message board
| Who Invented Skating? |
(by cherie (Service Admin) Mar 19 / 08:13)
I was informed that figure skating was invented in mid 1800s by an American named Jackson Hanes. He was a ballet dancer and decided to try some of his moves on ice. I sure there were people barrelling around the ice before that, but he gave ice-skating its structure.