International Skating Union

The ISU Archive contains coverage from ISU events from the four main skating disciplines of figure skating, synchronized skating, speed skating and short track speed skating.

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Footage Programming
Rights Available* All Media All Media
Territory Worldwide Worldwide
Restrictions Various Various
Period Up to 10 years Up to 10 years
Available Hours 250 250

Other Information: International Sound cleared for all footage/programming.

*All footage/programming is licensed on a non-exclusive basis and subject to final approval.

International Skating Union Trophy

The International Skating Union (ISU) is the international governing body for competitive Ice Skating.  The four main skating disciplines are figure skating, synchronized skating, speed skating and short track speed skating and all provide footage that is both graceful and dramatic.  Competitions are held worldwide throughout the year, each event focusing on a specific discipline.

-The International Skating Union (ISU) was founded in 1892 and is the oldest governing international winter sport federation, representing both speed skating and figure skating.

-2006 saw the team Pursuit Speed Skating was included in the official program of the Olympic Winter Games, held in Torino.

-As of the summer of 2008, the ISU consisted of 63 member nations, with a governing council of 11.