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Ice show in 1944. Cast on large ice in an unidentified arena.

Ice show in Cast on large ice in an unidentified arena.

http://skatingdomo.wordpress.com/history/history-of-skating-elements/    there is no axel in this vid  "The axel is the bane of many skaters as it’s not only difficult, but scary!  It’s the only jump that takes off from a forward edge.  Imagine traveling fifteen miles an hour and hurtling yourself into the air to rotate one and a half times and then land upright on a blade that is only four millimeters wide!"  ...they forgot to mention you switch feet in the air after hurling yourself…

History of Skating Elements

http://skatingdomo.wordpress.com/history/history-of-skating-elements/ there is no axel in this vid "The axel is the bane of many skaters as it’s not only difficult, but scary! It’s the only jump that takes off from a forward edge. Imagine traveling fifteen miles an hour and hurtling yourself into the air to rotate one and a half times and then land upright on a blade that is only four millimeters wide!" ...they forgot to mention you switch feet in the air after hurling yourself…

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A figure-skating man in New York City in 1937 - 50 Vintage Fashion Photos That Show How Awesome People Used To Dress Best of Web Shrine

Mr. and Mrs. Johnson of England - champions in "pairs" skating at Davos, Switzerland

Johnson of England - champions in "pairs" skating at Davos, Switzerland

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