Definition of ice skating in English:

ice skating

Syllabification: ice skat·ing


  • Skating on ice as a sport or pastime. Ice skating became a recognized sport in 1876. Skaters are marked for technical and artistic excellence in performing a series of prescribed patterns and free skating ( figure skating) or a choreographed series of dance moves ( ice dancing).
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    • Many people enjoy winter sports such as ice skating and skiing.
    • Skiing is Austria's leading winter sport, followed by ice skating and tobogganing.
    • Winter sports include Nordic and cross-country skiing, ice skating, and ice hockey.

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