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Evolution of the Hockey Skate

Presentation of the very long and incredible transformation of the hockey skate.
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Brian Chomiuk

on 24 January 2013

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Transcript of Evolution of the Hockey Skate

THE END Invention of the Skate First skates date back to 3000 BC

No documented inventor

Made out of leg bones and leather

Skate means 'leg bone' Evolution of the Hockey Skate Brian Chomiuk
ENGT 1511-10 Evolution of Skates In the early 1200s skates were developed with an iron blade

In the 14th century skates had flat iron bottom runners which required poles to push off with Changes to Society Man-made park rinks

The NHA was formed in 1910
Made its way to the US in 1924

Merchandise (TONS), National coverage, and of course LOCKOUTS!

Americas winter sport

Many children grow up playing hockey! Improvements!!! Hockey Skates Bibliography http://wiki.answers.com/Q/When_did_Hockey_begin
http://www.onefoottsunami.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/20121102goaliemask-NHL_UniformBooklet.pdf
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bliceskates.htm
http://goddesschess.blogspot.com/2007/12/worlds-oldest-ice-skates.html Hockey's Origin No one knows when field hockey began

Field hockey has had many variations

Ice hockey began in the early 1800s in Windsor, Nova Scotia What do they do? Skates are used in transportation, sport, and for fun

Hockey skates are an ice skate worn for playing hockey, they have a short blade and a strong boot to protect the feet and ankles. In the early 1500s the Dutch created a metal double-edged blade making poles obsolete

Up until the 17th century skates were for transportation

Skates became used for sport in 1763 in England (the first skating competition)

Have continued to evolve into the present Materials

Straps to laces

Single sided to double

Blade and shoe shape

Now have guards Stock/Block skates used for the first ice hockey (1800)

First hockey skate factory built in 1861 in Dartmouth Nova Scotia Extremely fun!!!
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