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.

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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The Week That Was 02/17 – 02/23

First Loser – Renee Hildebrand: Skaters First Well, the making of an Olympian is a long process and often begins years before the athlete even realizes it. The most difficult thing to do is to keep children and teenagers involved in a particular sport for the ten to twenty years required to reach the top. Ocala

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The Week That Was 02/10 – 02/16

From the New York Times – To Go Further, Speedskaters Had to Let Go of Their Wheels Rollerblading is back. Well, at least among American Olympic speedskaters. Of the 25 long- and short-track American competitors, 14 started out as inline skaters. They are split between long and short track, according to U.S. Speedskating. KC Boutiette

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