LISTEN: Skating On Thin Ice

National Geographic:

"This small lake outside Stockholm, Sweden, emits otherworldly sounds as Mårten Ajne skates over its precariously thin, black ice. “Wild ice skating,” or “Nordic skating,” is both an art and a science. A skater seeks out the thinnest, most pristine black ice possible—both for its smoothness, and for its high-pitched, laser-like sounds."

Next winter I am definitely booking a flight to Sweden so I can try this out! I never knew that skates and ice could make that sound! 


Thumbnail Photo Credit: National Geographic YouTube Channel 


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