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Speed Skating

Ice Skating began about 1,000 years ago in Scandinavia and the Netherlands. They wore animal bones as shoes and skated on frozen lakes and rivers. The types of speed skating are Short Track, Long Track, and Marathon speed skating. Speed skating is also a type of ice skating.
Loscos, who skated for France at the 1994, 1998 and 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Canada's first recorded ice skating race took place at St. Lawerence River in 1854.










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