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Inline figure skating is figure skating on inline figure skates -- three or fourwheel frames with a toe-stop, mounted on figure skating boots in rockered configuration.

Inline figure skating
Dirk Pieter Hogerwerf, inline figure skater.jpg
Dirk Pieter Hogerwerf - The Netherlands
Highest governing bodyFédération Internationale de Roller Sports
NicknamesInline skating
Characteristics
Team membersIndividuals, duos, or groups
Mixed genderYes
EquipmentInline skates

Inline figure skating began as an off-ice training alternative for ice figure skaters. The International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) has recognized it as artistic roller skating on inline skates and includes inline figure skating freestyle competitions at its world championships.[1][2]

Types of skatersEdit

Ice / Inliners
Ice figure skaters who train off-ice on inline figure skates.
Quad / Inliners
Artistic roller skaters who also skate on inline figure skates.

OrganizationsEdit

 
Snow White Inline Figure Skate

The World Inline Figure Skating Association was established in Paris January 30 2011. www.wifsa.net The President is Fernand Fedronic. The 8th inline skating Worlds will be held in Cork July 5-8 2018. Teams from France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Romania, Ukraine, United States, Ireland and others will compete.

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