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.
- Facts & Figures
Other Information: International Sound cleared for all footage/programming.
*All footage/programming is licensed on a non-exclusive basis and subject to final approval.
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.
-As of the summer of 2008, the ISU consisted of 63 member nations, with a governing council of 11.
-2006 saw the team Pursuit Speed Skating was included in the official program of the Olympic Winter Games, held in Torino.