Figure Skating

Winter Olympics Project by: Naomi Davis and Shanon Yancey

Interesting Facts

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Russia was in lead with five medals three gold one silver  for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. Canada in second with 3 medals all silver.United States of America in third with two medals one gold and one bronze.


Many figure skaters find the Sochi Olympic Figure skating judges to be an embarrassment to figure skating. The day after the woman's  figure skating gold medal was awarded there was a petition singed by two million to look over the scores.  Korea is protesting the results.


The dutch skated from village to village as far back as the 13th century. Skating spread to England eventually and rinks to form. In 1850 they made steel blade skates. It is the oldest sport in the Olympic Winter Games program.


You need custom made boots with carbon steel blades. A  suit made of stretchable material. And of course a skating rink.  


- Each routine must have a certain number of jumps, spins, flips, turns (et cetera)

- figure skating is done on ice and can be done with one or two people, male or female and even group competitions .

- In figure skating there are not positions like "goally" in hockey but there are positions that their body can be in such as attitude,

Medals for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan received 1 bronze each in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Canada had 3 silvers and Korea had one. Japan, Russia, and the United States had GOld medals, but Russia came in first with five medals total.

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2 years ago

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2 years ago

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