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How to sharpen skates 

Diana Hanks walks through how to sharpen Nordic skate blades, using several different styles of sharpening jig. She has an older video on sharpening as well.

Dan Spada / @wildiceskater 

Dan’s YouTube channel is full of invaluable advice, safety tips, and beautiful videos of skating, primarily in New York and the Lake Champlain area. Highly recommended.

How Skating On Thin Ice Creates Laser-Like Sounds 

Fantastic video and article from National Geographic about Henryk Trygg and Mårten Ajne, their pursuit of very thin black ice (kids, don’t try this at home), and the amazing sounds the ice makes.


A short video about and featuring Per Sollerman, a notable Swedish skater and photographer. The full interview is transcribed on the Lundhags website.