First ice skates made in 3000 BC

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Ice skating is enjoying a revival as a family day out - but 5,000 years ago it was invented as a means of survival, say scientists.

Archaeological evidence suggests the first skates were made of animal bones in around 3000 BC to aid travel during the frozen winters in Finland.

Scientists who made the discovery say it means that ice skating is the oldest form of human-powered transport.

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