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The figure skating team won the national championship five straight times from 2004 through 2008.
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During this period winter sports were slowly introduced: in 1882 the first figure skating championship was held in St. Moritz, and downhill skiing became a trendy sport with English visitors early in the 20th century, as the first ski-lift was installed in 1908 above Grindelwald.
Gymnastics, figure skating and synchronized swimming are sports that incorporate dance, while martial arts kata are often compared to dances.
The College also offers 26 club and intramural sports such as rugby, water polo, figure skating, boxing, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and cricket, leading to a 75 % participation rate in athletics among the undergraduate student body.
* 1961 – Sabena Flight 548 crashes in Belgium, killing 73, including the entire United States figure skating team, several coaches and family members.
The International Skating Union ( ISU ) regulates international figure skating judging and competitions.
In languages other than English and Russian, figure skating is usually referred to by a name that translates as " artistic skating ".
* Acrobatic skating, also known as " Acrobatics on ice " or " Extreme Skating ", is a combination of circus arts, technical artistic gymnastics skills, and figure skating.
Spins are a required element in all figure skating competitions, and they exist in all four Olympic disciplines.
There are three basic spin positions in figure skating – the sit spin, the camel spin, and the upright spin.
* Nordic Figure Skating Championships, an annual invitational elite figure skating competition, open only to skaters from Nordic countries
* Patch, the practice of compulsory figures in figure skating, as each skater is assigned their own " patch " of ice
For example, range voting with truncated means is used in figure skating competitions to avoid the results of the third skater affecting the relative positions of two skaters who have already finished their performances ( the independence of irrelevant alternatives ), using truncation to mitigate biases of some judges who have ulterior motives to score some competitors too high or low.
At the 1914 Olympic Congress, the delegates agreed to include ice speed skating in the 1916 Olympics, after figure skating had featured in the 1908 Olympics.
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Quite evidently, careers within the sports and entertainment sphere such as being an elite professional athlete on a sports team, or an entertainment figure such as a pop singer that dominate the pop music charts frequently, or a television actor with lead roles on prime-time shows have strong likelihood to become celebrities.
The team was founded in the 1940s as a charter franchise in the All-America Football Conference ( AAFC ), with Paul Brown, the team's namesake and a pioneering figure in professional football, as its first coach.
The quality is “ proven ” by references to famous brand, sporting figure, racing team, some professional endorsement or some similar subjective claim.
The refusal of prominent baseball figure Cap Anson to play the Toledo team, in an exhibition game with his Chicago White Stockings, accelerated the drawing of the color line.
** A Sabena Boeing 707 crashes near Brussels, Belgium, killing 73, including the entire United States figure skating team and several coaches.
The new Chelsea side challenged for honours during the 1960s, with Bonetti a key figure throughout, although more often than not the team narrowly missed out.
Al later states that while they had tried to bring Sam back during this " leap ", they were unable to do so, leaving Sam forced to continue leaping until the team can figure out how to bring him back permanently.
This took place after McKinley sent a team to Europe to try to figure out a silver agreement with France and Great Britain.
Steinbrenner, a Cleveland-area native, had hired former Indians star Al Rosen as his team president ( replacing another Cleveland figure, Gabe Paul ).
Later in the 20th century Shackleton was " rediscovered ", and rapidly became a cult figure, a role model for leadership as one who, in extreme circumstances, kept his team together in a survival story described by polar historian Stephanie Barczewski as " incredible ".
The 112-point figure was good for fourth overall in the league, easily their highest overall finish as an NHL team ( tied with third-overall Dallas on points, but with one fewer win than the Stars ) and second in the East ( one point behind the Ottawa Senators ).
Soon thereafter, Renney was fired and replaced as coach by Mike Keenan, reuniting him with Messier, another central figure from the Rangers ' 1994 team.
The head of the German Army's Ballistics and Munitions Branch, Lieutenant Colonel Karl Emil Becker, gathered a small team of engineers that included Walter Dornberger and Leo Zanssen, to figure out how to use rockets as long-range artillery in order to get around the Treaty of Versailles ' ban on research and development of long-range cannons.
In 1991 he was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year and was, for many years, an inspirational figure in the Indian team due to his athletic fielding and leadership.
Midgley was a key figure in a team of chemists, led by Charles F. Kettering, that developed the tetraethyllead ( TEL ) additive to gasoline as well as some of the first chlorofluorocarbons ( CFCs ).
( A blue plaque has been embedded in a former residence of Russell by the British Heritage Society which reads ‘ Fred Russell the father of ventriloquism lived here ’) Fred Russell ’ s success using a single figure and creating a comedy team format immediately began to be applied by other ventriloquists.
Lester was only eighteen years old when Russell first introduced his ventriloquist comedy team idea using one figure in 1896.
RJR's management team, working with Shearson and Salomon Brothers, submitted a bid of $ 112, a figure they felt certain would enable them to outflank any response by Kravis's team.
The games were affected by the deaths of Australian alpine skier Ross Milne and British luge slider Kazimierz Kay-Skrzypeski, during training, and by the deaths, three years earlier, of the entire US figure skating team and family members ( see Prior tragedies below ).
Notable former players of West Bromwich Albion include Ronnie Allen ( who later had a relatively unsuccessful spell as the club's manager ), Bryan Robson ( who was later the club's manager ), Laurie Cunningham ( one of the first black players to play for the England national football team, but who died in a car crash in 1989 aged only 33 ), Tony Brown ( the club's all time leading goalscorer ) and Jeff Astle ( who scored the club's winning goal in the 1968 FA Cup final and remained a cult figure among Albion fans ).