Figure skating, one of the most popular Winter Olympic events, has been part of the Olympic Games since 1908. Prior to 1924 only one set of Olympics were held during the summer at which all events, even traditional winter sports, were performed. Figure skating events for men, women and pairs were held at both the 1908 and 1920 Olympics.
When the Winter Olympic Games were held separately for the first time in 1924 figure skating was one of the featured events. The menâ€™s gold medal winner at the 1924 Winter Read the rest of this entry »