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Roller Derby in Sweden: An eye-opening and nose-swelling adventure for Calgary All-Stars - Calgary Herald

Rollergirls - Fri Oct 20 2017 6:00am

Calgary Herald

Roller Derby in Sweden: An eye-opening and nose-swelling adventure for Calgary All-Stars
Calgary Herald
Swedish medics in matching red jumpsuits stuffed a cotton ball into my left nostril and left me to wonder if my nose was broken and watch my team play out the final minutes of our European roller derby debut. Blood happens sometimes in roller derby.

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CTC Approves Another Round of Active Transportation Program Projects - Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Oct 20 2017 5:42am

Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)

CTC Approves Another Round of Active Transportation Program Projects
Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)
Proposed alignments of the Templeton-Atascadero pathway, which will allow bikes and pedestrians to get between these communities without having to go on the freeway. The project was awarded $3.3m from the Active Transportation Program by the CTC.

Tester for Scania Connected Services– Drive Connectivity at Scania! - Ny Teknik

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Oct 20 2017 5:36am

Tester for Scania Connected Services– Drive Connectivity at Scania!
Ny Teknik
Join the future – Connected Services and Solutions, in order to perform ground-breaking work regarding new services for connected vehicles and sustainable transportation. Today every vehicle leaving the factories is equipped with a IoT communication ...

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(LEAD) Ex-Olympic short track champion falls short of PyeongChang berth in speed skating - Yonhap News

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Oct 20 2017 5:23am

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Ex-Olympic short track champion falls short of PyeongChang berth in speed skating
Yonhap News
But after finishing eighth in the short track Olympic trials in April, where the top four earned Olympic berths, Lee decided to give speed skating another try. Lee actually started out as a speed skater as a fourth grader but moved to short track in ...

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Ex-Olympic short track champion falls short of PyeongChang berth in speed skating - Yonhap News

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Oct 20 2017 4:49am

Yonhap News

Ex-Olympic short track champion falls short of PyeongChang berth in speed skating
Yonhap News
But after finishing eighth in the short track Olympic trials in April, where the top four earned Olympic berths, Lee decided to give speed skating another try. Lee actually started out as a speed skater as a fourth grader but moved to short track in ...

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Let's Save Lynchburg's Skatepark - Lynchburg News and Advance

Aggressive Skating - Fri Oct 20 2017 4:04am

Lynchburg News and Advance

Let's Save Lynchburg's Skatepark
Lynchburg News and Advance
After much discussion, Rotarians decided to fund the creation of a urban skatepark for the youth of the city. Skateboarding was growing exponentially in popularity in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but for boarders in Lynchburg there was no place to ...

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City launches groundwork on skate park renovations - Tahlequah Daily Press

Aggressive Skating - Fri Oct 20 2017 3:45am

Tahlequah Daily Press

City launches groundwork on skate park renovations
Tahlequah Daily Press
The Tahlequah Street Department officially started groundwork Wednesday morning at the skate park preparing the area for the upcoming renovations. Tahlequah Planning and Development Director Clinton Johnson said the street department will be tearing ...

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Rollerblade on the rooftop of Paris' Montparnasse Tower - Lonely Planet Travel News

Rollerblading - Fri Oct 20 2017 3:02am

Lonely Planet Travel News

Rollerblade on the rooftop of Paris' Montparnasse Tower
Lonely Planet Travel News
You'll need to get your skates on quick—but for the next month it is possible to rollerblade on the rooftop of the Montparnasse Tower in Paris as a pop-up skating rink has been set up on the tower's 56th Floor Observation Deck. Pop-up skating ring to ...

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Skate Park Named After Local Skateboarder Opens This Weekend ... - U.S. News & World Report

Aggressive Skating - Fri Oct 20 2017 2:26am

Skate Park Named After Local Skateboarder Opens This Weekend ...
U.S. News & World Report
LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire skate park named in honor of a 28-year-old Lebanon skateboarder who died two years ago is scheduled to open this ...

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Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria - BCLocalNews

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Oct 20 2017 2:12am

BCLocalNews

Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria
BCLocalNews
Victoria's Active Transportation Advisory Committee is asking the City for an 18-month pilot to temporarily allow mobility scooters and wheelchairs to use some all ages and abilities (AAA) cycling trails, but it would require an amendment to the ...

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Chico skate park renovation is a go - Chico Enterprise-Record

Aggressive Skating - Fri Oct 20 2017 1:04am

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico skate park renovation is a go
Chico Enterprise-Record
Scott Bailey of Chico Skatepark Solutions handed over a supersized check for $80,000 to the CARD board during its meeting Thursday. The nonprofit group of skateboarders and others raised that amount over the past two years to renovate the Humboldt ...

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Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria - Victoria News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Oct 20 2017 12:12am

Victoria News

Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria
Victoria News
Victoria's Active Transportation Advisory Committee is asking the City for an 18-month pilot to temporarily allow mobility scooters and wheelchairs to use some all ages and abilities (AAA) cycling trails, but it would require an amendment to the ...

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Autumn glory and the transformation of life - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Rollerblading - Fri Oct 20 2017 12:09am

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Autumn glory and the transformation of life
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Wasn't it yesterday that they were all climbing trees, and rollerblading in the neighborhood? Didn't I just finish packing school lunches, watching Kenan soccer games, and cutting "freezy pops" for scores of children taking a break from playing?

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Ridgway group seeks tax-exemption for skate park project - The Courier-Express

Aggressive Skating - Thu Oct 19 2017 10:20pm

The Courier-Express

Ridgway group seeks tax-exemption for skate park project
The Courier-Express
Obtaining the nonprofit status is the latest in the group's two-year series of efforts to replace Ridgway's old skate park, which was located across North Broad Street from the YMCA. It closed in 2015 when the Y terminated the lease agreement it held ...

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Halloween-themed roller skating in Tarentum benefits Salvation Army's backpack project - Tribune-Review

Skating - Thu Oct 19 2017 9:07pm

Halloween-themed roller skating in Tarentum benefits Salvation Army's backpack project
Tribune-Review
Adayln Jackson skates in a skeleton costume with Taylor Cahill, dressed as a clown, during the Halloween costume skating party on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Tarena Roller Rink in Tarentum. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Paul Field Memorial ...

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Moss Landing bridge, pathway project gets $7.5 million from state, key link in Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail - Monterey County Herald

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Oct 19 2017 8:46pm

Moss Landing bridge, pathway project gets $7.5 million from state, key link in Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail
Monterey County Herald
This week, the Transportation Agency for Monterey County announced the project had been awarded $7.5 million in state Active Transportation Program funding by the California Transportation Commission. Transportation Agency for Monterey County ...

Recreation director: Skatepark destined for Smtihfield - The Herald Journal

Aggressive Skating - Thu Oct 19 2017 8:17pm

The Herald Journal

Recreation director: Skatepark destined for Smtihfield
The Herald Journal
Daniels said cost estimates for the park are nearly $400,000, of which $300,000 will come from Smithfield Redevelopment Agency funds that were approved earlier this year to pay for the skatepark and the new bathroom facility added adjacent to the new ...

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Democrat Didn't Fire Top Staffer, Who Earned $170k, for Tax Evasion Conviction - Daily Signal

Rollerblading - Thu Oct 19 2017 7:37pm

Daily Signal

Democrat Didn't Fire Top Staffer, Who Earned $170k, for Tax Evasion Conviction
Daily Signal
Prosecutors said he was dishonest throughout their investigation, and when he did file tax returns, he lied about donating $50,000 to a religious group and tried to take a “bizarre” tax write-off for rollerblading. Prosecutors asked for a one-year ...

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Hiit workouts a hit in Singapore as they are short and effective - The Straits Times

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Thu Oct 19 2017 6:11pm

The Straits Times

Hiit workouts a hit in Singapore as they are short and effective
The Straits Times
If it is cardio fitness or weight loss you are after, strap on your running shoes and pound the pavement a few times a week. But in recent years, the idea of an ... In its place is high-intensity interval training - or Hiit workouts - where brief ...

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Speedskater Brittany Bowe After Concussion: “I Wasn't Sure Returning To Sport Would Even Be An Option” - TeamUSA.org

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Oct 19 2017 5:55pm

TeamUSA.org

Speedskater Brittany Bowe After Concussion: “I Wasn't Sure Returning To Sport Would Even Be An Option”
TeamUSA.org
Brittany Bowe is a long track speedskater who transitioned to the ice in 2010 after successful careers in inline skating and basketball. Since making her Olympic debut in 2014, Bowe has earned the title of world champion four times – twice at the world ...

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