clap skate

clap skate

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  • Clap skate — Two clap skates Hinge of a clap skate …   Wikipedia

  • clap skate — noun a type of speedskate used in longtrack speedskating, where the skate blade is hinged at the front pillar to the skate boot, with the heel pillar being free, and kept in place by a spring mechanism …   Wiktionary

  • Clap — or CLAP may refer to: Clapping, producing sound for applause or other purposes Child Labour Action Programme Clap skate, type of ice skate used in speed skating Clap , an instrumental song by Yes from The Yes Album People Margaret Clap or Mother… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice skate — Ice skates are boots with blades attached to the bottom, used to propel oneself across a sheet of ice.The first ice skates were made from leg bones of horse, ox or deer, and were attached to feet with leather straps. A pole with a sharp… …   Wikipedia

  • Maple Skate — The Maple logo, as used on all products, except skates. Maple Skate is a Dutch speed skate and tool manufacturing company. Founded in 1990, the company has become a well used brand of skates among short and long track speed skaters. Products… …   Wikipedia

  • clapskate — clap skate n. A speed skate that has a blade attached by a hinge at the heel, allowing one to skate more efficiently by keeping the full length of the blade on the ice while the heel is raised. * * * …   Universalium

  • Long track speed skating — For related forms of competition, see Speed skating. Competitive speed skater Speed skating (also long track speed skating) is an Olympic sport where competitors are timed while crossing a set distance. It is also a sport for leisure. Sports such …   Wikipedia

  • Diederik Hol — (born 10 April 1972) is a Dutch Design Engineer, designer of the patented Dual Box inline skate frame and the Narrow Shape Cross Section (NSX) ice blade, and founder/director of skate company CadoMotus Skating BV. After obtaining his engineer s… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice Skating — ▪ 2009 Introduction Figure Skating.        Canada came away as the biggest winner at the 2008 International Skating Union (ISU) world figure skating championships, held in March in Göteborg, Swed., by capturing a gold, a silver, and a bronze… …   Universalium

  • Inline speed skating — is the sport of racing on inline skates. It is often called inline racing by participants. Although it primarily evolved from racing on quad roller skates, the sport is similar enough to ice speed skating that many competitors are now known to… …   Wikipedia

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