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Blades of glory - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Rollerblading - Thu Jan 18 2018 3:11am

Lewiston Morning Tribune

Blades of glory
Lewiston Morning Tribune
The problem was his hobby, rollerblading. In the 1990s it was huge, everyone was doing it. In his hometown of Moscow, people were gliding down the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail instead of walking. He got his first pair of skates around age 8 or 9, but ...

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Fort Smith directors OK land buy for bike, skate park - News - Times ... - Times Record

Aggressive Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 1:57am

Times Record

Fort Smith directors OK land buy for bike, skate park - News - Times ...
Times Record
Fort Smith will officially go forward with purchasing land from the U.S. Marshals Museum for a bike and skate park following a 6-1 vote by the city's Board of Directors. The 3.49 acres on the riverfront in downtown Fort Smith was appraised for $900000 ...

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Speed skating world mourns loss of Blokker - Prince George Citizen

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Jan 18 2018 1:35am

Speed skating world mourns loss of Blokker
Prince George Citizen
He founded the Vernon Speed Skating Club in 1992 and was a key figure in the Okanagan region as a organizer and coach of the Vernon Vortex. Blokker returned to Prince George in January 2015 with a group of Vernon skaters for a provincial outdoor race ...

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Lake Erie Bird Club will learn about Rails to Trails on Monday - Evening Observer

Trails & Parks - Thu Jan 18 2018 12:07am

Lake Erie Bird Club will learn about Rails to Trails on Monday
Evening Observer
Jim Fincher, president, Chautauqua Rails to Trails will present the program. Chautauqua County is blessed with miles of beautiful unused rail corridors, winding through picturesque countryside and villages. Chautauqua Rails to Trails is preserving ...

Roller skating is still good, clean retro fun - The Detroit News

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 11:34pm

The Detroit News

Roller skating is still good, clean retro fun
The Detroit News
In the 1990s when Julie Beskangy was 13, her mom would drive her from Madison Heights to Skate World of Troy to go roller skating. There, she met fellow skater Alf Beskangy. They dated on and off, married last year, and they still skate together Sunday ...

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Vancouver city council votes to implement bike lane on Cambie Bridge after feisty debate - BCBusiness

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 17 2018 9:00pm

BCBusiness

Vancouver city council votes to implement bike lane on Cambie Bridge after feisty debate
BCBusiness
On January 17, Vancouver city council approved a motion to build a separated bike lane on the Cambie Bridge. The construction will reportedly be completed this summer and cost taxpayers $600,000. The money will come from approved portion of the city's ...

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City Heights welcomes new 19000-square-foot skate park - 10News

Aggressive Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 8:57pm

10News

City Heights welcomes new 19000-square-foot skate park
10News
There are more than a dozen park projects currently in various stages of design or construction, according to Faulconer's office. The city in 2014 received a $4.46 million grant from the state to design and construct the skate park at 3603 38th St. and ...

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USU students, faculty launch campaign for sustainable transportation - The Herald Journal

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 17 2018 8:28pm

The Herald Journal

USU students, faculty launch campaign for sustainable transportation
The Herald Journal
“They have to do some kind of sustainable transportation in order to win,” Ross said. “You can take simple actions, and even the smallest little thing is going to help the air quality here.” She said “Keep Logan Clear” may include other activities ...

Crystal Lake parks offer ice skating, sledding activities throughout winter - Northwest Herald

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 8:25pm

Northwest Herald

Crystal Lake parks offer ice skating, sledding activities throughout winter
Northwest Herald
CRYSTAL LAKE – From ice skating to sledding, city parks are offering a variety of winter activities. The Crystal Lake Park District monitors winter activity areas daily to check that it's safe for residents, according to a news release from the ...
Dead-of-winter trips from northern lights to festivalsWinston-Salem Journal

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Contractor chosen for Lions Park skatepark but more funds needed - Oliver Chronicle

Aggressive Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 7:36pm

Oliver Chronicle

Contractor chosen for Lions Park skatepark but more funds needed
Oliver Chronicle
At their Monday meeting, Oliver's Parks and Recreation Society decided to contract New Line Skateparks from Langley, B.C. to design and build the new park which will be located in the same space as the current skatepark in Lions Park. In December, the ...

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Skating rink closes for the season - Farmington Daily Times

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 7:33pm

Farmington Daily Times

Skating rink closes for the season
Farmington Daily Times
After a successful third season, the ice skating rink at the Farmington Civic Center closed last weekend. The ice skating rink attracts more than 1,000 visitors each year, according to city documents. The synthetic ice rink opened at the beginning of ...

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Hampton man serving 168-year murder sentence dies of apparent suicide - Daily Press

Aggressive Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 6:48pm

Daily Press

Hampton man serving 168-year murder sentence dies of apparent suicide
Daily Press
Jordyn M. Charity, pictured here at a guilty plea hearing in 2017. He was housed at Red Onion State Prison in Wise County and serving a 168-year sentence, and died on Jan. 7, (Peter Dujardin / Daily Press). Lisa Vernon SparksSenior Reporter. Privacy ...

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WATCH: Icy weather turns local woman's driveway into skating rink - WBRZ

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 6:32pm

WBRZ

WATCH: Icy weather turns local woman's driveway into skating rink
WBRZ
PORT ALLEN - One local woman is making the most out of the icy conditions gripping the capital area... by turning her own driveway into an ice-skating rink. WBRZ viewer Jordan Banta sent in video of her wintry escapades outside her Port Allen home, all ...

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Throwback Thursday: A tradition of ice skating at Mirror Lake in Meriden - Meriden Record-Journal

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 6:23pm

Northwest Herald

Throwback Thursday: A tradition of ice skating at Mirror Lake in Meriden
Meriden Record-Journal
MERIDEN — Ice skating on Mirror Lake at Hubbard Park is a tradition as old as the park itself, but one that faded over the last decade until earlier this week. When Hubbard Park was established in 1897, Mirror Lake was considered a suitable spot for ...
Crystal Lake parks offer ice skating, sledding activities throughout winterNorthwest Herald
Dead-of-winter trips from northern lights to festivalsWinston-Salem Journal

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State sinks boating restrictions on Great Hosmer Pond - vtdigger.org

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 17 2018 6:10pm

vtdigger.org

State sinks boating restrictions on Great Hosmer Pond
vtdigger.org
Bower A sculler skims over Great Hosmer Pond in Craftsbury. File photo by Mike Polhamus/VTDigger. The Department of Environmental Conservation has backed away from imposing new rules that would have restricted human-powered watercraft on Great Hosmer ...

Sidewalk skating, I-10 skiing and contraflow: How the South gets ... - NOLA.com

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 6:09pm

NOLA.com

Sidewalk skating, I-10 skiing and contraflow: How the South gets ...
NOLA.com
Southerners are winning the Internet over with their cold weather antics.

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Rapid Flashing Devices Won't Be Installed as Planned at Water Street Trail Crossing - sauconsource.com

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 17 2018 5:35pm

sauconsource.com

Rapid Flashing Devices Won't Be Installed as Planned at Water Street Trail Crossing
sauconsource.com
Borough engineer Bryan Smith, of Barry Isett & Associates, told council the installation of rapid flashing devices affixed to yellow pedestrian crosswalk signs along the sides of the road at the Saucon Rail Trail is no longer possible, since the ...

Rail Trail Authority looks to add more trails in Hanover - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 17 2018 4:10pm

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Rail Trail Authority looks to add more trails in Hanover
York Daily Record/Sunday News
Rail Trail Authority looks to add more trails in Hanover. Maddie Crocenzi, mcrocenzi@ydr.com Published 4:10 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2018 | Updated 5:14 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2018. CLOSE. The extension of the York County Rail Trail will likely bring more foot ...

Trio named in Olympic speed skating team - Radio New Zealand

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Wed Jan 17 2018 3:41pm

Radio New Zealand

Trio named in Olympic speed skating team
Radio New Zealand
It is the first time New Zealand has ever qualified a long track speed skating team for the team pursuit event. The trio all transitioned from inline skating and are all former world champions in that sport. The athletes are coached by Kalon Dobbin ...
Ice speed skaters to make history for New Zealand at Winter OlympicsNewshub
Speed skaters gearing up for PyeongChangKorea Times

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