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Figure Skating: Explore Pair Skating and Ice Dance

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Figure skating is the oldest sport in the Winter Olympics. Pair skating and ice dance are its two disciplines that appear similar: Pairs of men and women skating in sync with each other. It can be hard to distinguish them at first glance. So, what's the difference between pair skating and ice dance? https://olympics.com/en/news/olympic-games-2022-figure-skating-updated-schedule Pair Skating Pair skating is a figure skating discipline defined by the International Skating Union (ISU) as "the skating of two persons in unison who perform their movements in harmony with each other to give the impression of genuine Pair Skating as compared with independent Single Skating". The ISU also states that a pairs team must consist of "one Lady and one Man". Since figure skating, the oldest...