Two Americans are responsible for the major developments in the history of the sport.
In 1850, Edward Bushnell of Philadelphia revolutionised skating when he introduced steel-bladed skates allowing complex manoeuvres and turns.
She represents Team USA while her husband represents Switzerland.
They have been together since 2006 and married in 2013. Federica Pellegrini and Filippo Magnini She was an olympic figure skater and he’s was a NHL Hockey player. They now have 2 children together and have been married for 16 years!
They began using canals to maintain communication by skating from village to village as far back as the 13th century.
Athletes from all over the world come to play the sport they love most.
Little do most people know, some of these athletes are actually dating or even married!
Since 1976, ice dancing has been the fourth event in the programme, proving a great success.
Sonja Henie made her Olympic debut in Chamonix in 1924, aged just 11, and was so nervous she had to ask her coach what to do midway through her routines.
Breakfast might have been my favorite part of this date!! For our date, we decided to just choose 3 of our favorite events to compete in as a couple.