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Pairs figure skating

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    • Figure pair skating
    • Pair figure skating
    • Pair skating (Figure skating)
    • Pairs skating (Figure skating)
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  • Sources

    • found: Competitive pair skating manual, 1996.
    • found: Elements and principles of pair skating, 1981.
    • found: Moskvina, T. Pair skating as sport and art, 1993.
    • found: Dench, R. Pair skating and dancing on ice, 1943.
    • found: Keck, M.L.B. An analysis of the current judging methods used in competitive ballroom dancing including comparison to competitive pairs figure skating and ice dancing, 1998.
    • found: Wanlan, C.M. The relationships between communication, trust, success, satisfaction, and longevity in ice dancing and pairs skating, 2002.
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 3, 2014:Pair skating (Pair skating is a figure skating discipline. International Skating Union (ISU) regulations describe pair teams as consisting of "one lady and one man." The sport is distinguished from ice dancing and single skating by elements unique to pair skating, including overhead lifts, twist lifts, death spirals, and throw jumps. The teams also perform the elements of single skating in unison.) Artistic roller skating (Artistic roller skating is a sport similar to figure skating but where competitors wear roller skates instead of ice skates. Within artistic roller skating there are several disciplines: Figures (similar to compulsory or "school" figures on ice); Freestyle (individuals performing jumps and spins); Pairs (a subset of freestyle with two people performing jumps, spins, and lifts); Dance (couple); Solo dance; Precision (team skating, similar to synchronized skating on ice); Show teams)
    • found: Farris, J.A.S. All about pair skating, via About sports website, Nov. 3, 2014(Pair Skating is a variation of free skating. Two skaters, a man and a woman, or a boy and girl, skate together. The jumps, spins, and footwork that are part of free skating occur in pair skating, and the two skaters do lifts as well as additional pair spins and throw jumps.)
    • found: International Skating Union. Special regulations & technical rules, single & pair skating and ice dance 2014, 2014, viewed online Nov. 3, 2014:p. 9 (The disciplines of Single & Pair Skating, i.e. Ladies Single Skating, Men Single Skating and Pair Skating (one Lady and one Man), as defined in Article 38, paragraph 3.b) (i) of the ISU Constitution, consist of: a) Short Program b) Free Skating)
    • found: Google search, Nov. 6, 2014(pair skating; pairs skating; pair figure skating; pairs figure skating; figure pair skating; figure pairs skating)
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    • 2015-02-05: revised
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