The Week That Was 09/28 – 10/04

Competitor.com – Inline Skaters Break Records At Berlin Marathon A day before the runners began Sunday’s 26.2-mile journey to the finish line, the men’s and women’s inline skating races took place. Both winners broke the course record in that event. Belgian Bart Swings skated to a time of 58 minutes, 10 seconds to capture victory in

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The Week That Was 09/21 – 09/27

Self.com – Sculpt Your Legs Like Inline Skating Marathoner Kacie Cleveland A cross-country road trip might have been a thought (or maybe a reality for some!) at one point or another, but how many of us have wanted to inline skating across the U.S.? Well, Kacie Cleveland did.

The Week That Was 09/14 – 09/20

Daily Local News – Downingtown resident to skate with USA Junior World Team Daniel Brown is set to compete next month in Argentina on the Junior World USA Team for pro inline speed skating for his second consecutive year. Duluth News Tribune – Inline marathon: Perez edges rivals by 6 seconds; 16-year-old skates to women’s title

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The Week That Was 08/31 – 09/06

Sk8tSkool – BART, JOEY, CHAD … the truth! Individual Response To Training Stimuli Let’s get one thing straight; these people (Bart, Joey and Chad) are genetically different to you and me. They are called “mega-responders”, but it’s more fun, with the deepest of respect, to call them affectionately “genetic freaks”.  Washington Post – Top skaters

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The Week That Was 04/20 – 04/26

WTAE – Pro Speedskating comes to Pittsburgh Donara native bringing “Rally in the Valley” Registration Opens for the North Carolina Skate Marathon Race date is Sunday, August 17, 2014. 5k, Half and Full Marathon distances. Pittsburgh TribLIVE – National Speedskating Circuit to Valley Skating Center in Donora Friday Night jmantia.com – How To Motivate How do you

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Inline Is Alive

Joey Mantia blogs on the current state of inline skating My point is this. Even though inline is not an Olympic sport, it has so much more going for it than ice skating, so the next time you think inline is dying, think again, it’s very much alive and keeps continuing to inspire.

This Week’s News

High Point Enterprise – Laughs, tears as Rol-A-Rink closes doors The High Point rink where Heather Richardson learned to skate closes its doors. Al Kaiser of Roanoke, Va., said High Point was a mecca of competitive skating when he started coming to the Rol-A-Rink as a 15-year-old. “If you wanted to be in the upper

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The Week That Was 03/10-03/16

Skate Talk with Boomer and the Coach – Skate Talk with Jim Larson Jim Larson is back on this episode of Skate Talk with Boomer and the Coach. Jim does it all. He’s an elite skater, setting records at Nationals. He’s a vendor, a coach, a referee and he joins us on Skate Talk with

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The Week That Was 03/03-03/09

Bradenton Herald – Bradenton speedskaters grab share of medal treasure at local meet 2014 Tampa Classic Details Fact Sheet Hotel List Bradenton Herald – Bradenton to host first inline speed skate meet in a decade NZ Timaru Herald – Teen skaters testing ability on world stage NZ Timaru Herald – Coach Begg urges funding rethink Montgomery Patch – Long

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