Programs to Retain Skaters
San Diego Figure Skating Communications
Winter Olympic Sports
The Winter Olympics Sports are categorized into three main categories: (1) ice sports, (2) alpine, skiing and snowboarding events, and (3) Nordic events. In each of these sports categories there are more events. From the total of 15 sports, there were 86 individual events at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
First round of new Sochi 2014 events
When the IOC met in April of 2011, there were a total of five new events added for Sochi 2014.
Figure Skating Team Event: (International Skating Union - ISU)
The figure skating team event will feature teams made up of six skaters: one male skater, one female skater, one skating pair and one ice dance couple. Points are awarded to each skater/ couple. The team with the highest number of aggregate points is declared the winner. The figure skating team event will make its first appearance in January 2012 at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck.
Source - Yahoo! Sports
What is the difference between ice/snow sports and ice sports?
Ice sports include:
Figure Skating provides alternatives to traditional ice team sports
Physical Education 7 - Beginning Team Sports Activities Core
Beginning Team Sports Activities is an entry-level course emphasizing beginner skills in a broad spectrum of activities in order to develop a foundation for future
College Club & Varsity Skating Teams
Aspiring To Achieve Elite Status
School Skating Clubs & Teams
Ice Sports & Activities
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combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
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