Just discovered that Ski Ballet was once an Olympic sport. \n\nAnd it\u2019s so glorious:pic.twitter.com/sAKDSL1J5d
— Trung Phan \ud83c\udde8\ud83c\udde6 (@Trung Phan \ud83c\udde8\ud83c\udde6)
Ski ballet was never an official Olympic sport, it was only a demonstration. But it was a professional sport that included a National Championship and several notable athletes like Rune Kristiansen who won gold at the World Championship and model Suzy Chaffee.
Unfortunately, it was outshined by snowboarding which was introduced to the Olympics in 1998. Ski ballet did not produce a high volume fanbase so it was never inducted officially, and eventually, the International Ski Federation stopped all formal competitions after 2000.
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if ice dancing is a thing i simply do not understand why ski ballet is not. who do i have to speak to about this