Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, pairs, or groups perform spins, jumps, footwork and other intricate and challenging moves on ice skates.
Did you know?
- Figure skating was added to the Southeast Region Winter Games in 1991 along with short track speed skating.
- Special Olympics North Carolina has offered competition in various formats over the years, including holding state-level competitions and attending and hosting Southeast region competitions for the U.S.
- Special Olympics North Carolina figure and speed skating coach and Ice Skating Sport Development Team Director, Tappie Dellinger, has been a figure skating coach for Special Olympics USA since the 1989 Special Olympics International Games in Reno/Tahoe.