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A Step By Step Journey Through Ice Skating History

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Figure Skating Today - Skaters Can Do Triple and Quadruple Jumps
2006 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Evgeni Plushenko Can Do Quadruple Jumps

2006 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Evgeni Plushenko Can Do Quadruple Jumps

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When ice skating first began, the idea of triple or quadruple jumps would have seemed impossible. Today's elite figure skating champions, especially men, need "a quad" to win. Times have certainly changed. Figure skating has truly gone through amazing changes.

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