An Italian First. 1951.

1951 World Championships at The Netropolitan Museum of Figure Skating Pins Figure skating pins of the past often are unique and full of character. To be convinced, take a look at the pin that commemorates the 1951 World Figure Skating Championships as just one example. Never mind its impressive size, which only lends to the… Continue reading An Italian First. 1951.

Pattinaggio Artistico Milano. 1949.

Milan, the renown fashion center and cultural hub in northern Italy, saw the best figure skaters from around Europe descend on the city to compete in the 1949 European Figure Skating Championships. Prior to 1949, all member nations of the International Skating Union (ISU) were permitted to participate in the European Championships. After Dick Button… Continue reading Pattinaggio Artistico Milano. 1949.