What is Skating?

What is Skating?

Avatar Shagun Sharma asked April 17, 2019

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Avatar Ashish Kumar Singh April 17, 2019

Skating involves any sports or recreational activity which consists of traveling on surfaces or on ice using skates. There are 3 different types of skating:

  • Ice: Moving on ice by using ice skates. There are 3 types of ice skating.
    Figure skating a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice.

    Speed skating a competitive form of ice skating in which the competitors race each other in traveling a certain distance on skates.
    Tour skating a sport and recreational form of long distance ice skating on natural ice.

  • Hard surfaces: Roller Skating the traveling on surfaces with roller skates.

    Inline skating traveling on surfaces with skates having one line of wheels.

    • Freestyle slalom skating a field of inline skating that involves performing tricks around a straight line of equally spaced cones.
    • Vert skating riding inline skates on a vert ramp.
    • Aggressive inline skating inline skating executed on specially designed inline skates with focus on grinding and spins.
    • Inline speed skating the roller sport of racing on inline skates.

    Road skating the sport of skating on roads, much like road cycling. It shares much with inline speed skating.
    Artistic roller skating a sport similar to figure skating but where contestants run on roller skates instead of ice skates.

    Skateboarding an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard.

  • Snow A snowskate is a hybrid of a skateboard and snowboard intended primarily to allow for skateboard-style tricks on the snow. There are many types depending on the brand or style of snowskate. The similar term snowskates more usually applies to ice-skating shoes for use on snow.

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