Did you know that figure skating was a summer Olympics event? It certainly was, as bizarre as it sounds, and it wasn’t as a one off event either. Over the following two summer Olympics, figure skating was an event.
Today when you mention figure skating, summer Olympics is pretty much the furthest sport from your thought. I mean, winter Olympics, sure, but summer? Ice is hardly abundant during the warmest period of the year, so why have it? But in all fairness, they were held in London, which is relatively cold even during the warmer months of the year. For instance, it’s not exactly a tropical climate.