All About Ice Sports
The origins of most ice sports are understandably rooted in countries and regions of the world that have colder climates. These areas include Scandinavia, North America and parts of northern Europe. Most residents and natives of these areas have grown up with, and enjoy participating in ice sports such as broom ball, ice hockey, curling, figure skating, speed skating and ringette. However, these sports are also very popular in many other parts of the world with some of them such as curling, ice hockey, figure skating and speed skating, being Olympic sports. Most of these sports originated outdoors on frozen lakes, rivers and ponds many years ago and although they can still be enjoyed outdoors they are now mainly played indoors from the comfort and warmth of luxurious ice arenas.