What is skating?

Skating is the act of gliding over ground on wheeled boots or on ice with bladed boots. Competitive skating is called figure skating and can be performed individually or as a group. Ice hockey and roller hockey are also played on skates.​

idioms and expressions from skating

Many idioms originated from skating and here is a list of them with pictures and examples.

skating idioms and phrases
skating phrases - break the ice
skating idioms and sayings - get one’s skates on
skating sayings - skate on thin ice