What is Skating?
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.
- 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.
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.