Music – Tango 4/4
Tempo – 27 measures of 4 beats per minute
-108 beats per minute
Pattern – Optional
Duration – The time required to skate 2 sequences is 58 seconds.
Very erect carriage must be maintained throughout this dance. The partners should skate close together. Neat footwork and good flow are essential. The pace must be maintained without obvious effort or visible pushing. This dance consists largely of quick crossed steps skated on shallow curves interspersed between slower rolls skated on strong curves, followed by a promenade skating in open position.
Inventors – Paul Krechkow and Trudy Harris
First Performance – London, Hammersmith Ice Rink, 1932