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Speed Skating

Speed Skating

While the roots of speed skating date all the way to a millennium ago when enterprising Scandinavians added bones to their shoes to make it easier to travel on frozen rivers, it wasn’t until 1592 when a Scotsman designed the first skate with an iron blade. 

That Scotsman would be skating proudly (and quickly!) in the clouds if he knew that today there were thousands of speed skating associations around the world, including Ice Racing Victoria which proudly calls O'Brien Group Arena its home. 

Speed Skating

Speed Skating

If you’re interested to find out more about how to get involved in speed skating at O'Brien Group Arena, click here.

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