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to think synchronised skating should be recognised as a winter olympic sport

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pyeongchang Tue 04-Mar-14 17:14:35

if you're not sure what I'm talking about, take a look at this

It's such a beautiful sport to watch and requires speed, grace, accuracy and deserves a place at the next Winter Olympics.

KurriKurri Tue 04-Mar-14 17:36:38

That's lovely - I'd never heard of it before, - I'd love it if that was in the Olympics. smile Is it always just a womens event? I can see it maybe working with mixed men and women in the team too.

Faverolles Tue 04-Mar-14 17:39:26

That's beautiful - like watching starlings smile

SuburbanSpaceperson Tue 04-Mar-14 19:13:59

I couldn't imagine what you meant Faverolles, but it is very like a flock of birds in flight.

There's a bit of dramatic tension in thinking that if the wrong one catches her blade or trips there could be a massive pile up.

pyeongchang Tue 04-Mar-14 20:01:45

Thankfully if there is a fall it's usually one skater and the others have to keep going whilst she skates like billy-ho to catch up and get back in the line grin

This is a bit more funky (as my nan would say!)

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