Vikings on Thin Ice: Viking Ice Skates

One of the most popular artefacts on display at the JORVIK Viking Centre are the bone skates – ice skates made from the foot bones of a horse. But what do we actually know about Viking ice skating? Was it just a fun children’s activity or the viking equivalent of jousting? 

Join Miranda and Lucas as they explore what the Vikings left behind, and what it tells us about the past!

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