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Rare conditions allow for ice skating on lakes in the Sierra - SFGate - SFGate

Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 11:17am

SFGate

Rare conditions allow for ice skating on lakes in the Sierra - SFGate
SFGate
The conditions in the Tahoe Basin have been substandard for skiing this season due to low snowfall, but they've been ideal for ice skating on some of the lakes in the area. The smaller lakes freeze in winter, but they're usually covered in several feet ...

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Alina Zagitova takes lead at European figure skating championships - ESPN

Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 10:54am

ESPN

Alina Zagitova takes lead at European figure skating championships
ESPN
MOSCOW -- Alina Zagitova led the European figure skating championships on debut after the short program with a dramatic performance of strong and precise jumps on Thursday. Russians swept the pairs medals, led by defending champions Evgenia Tarasova ...
Figure skating-Zagitova spoils Medvedeva's comeback to take lead at EuropeansReuters
Hope for James, Cipres after missing medal by .01 of a pointWashington Post
Zagitova leads Medvedeva at European figure skating champsTheSpec.com

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San Diego Opens 2nd Large Skate Park in as Many Days - Times of San Diego

Aggressive Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 10:21am

Times of San Diego

San Diego Opens 2nd Large Skate Park in as Many Days
Times of San Diego
City Heights skate park The skate park at Park de La Cruz Neighborhood Park in City Heights. Photo: Schmidt Design Group/Twitter. A 19,000-square-foot skate park opened Wednesday at Park de La Cruz Neighborhood Park in City Heights, the second new ...

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Seasoned ice skater explains how to safely take your adventures to higher, breathtaking altitudes - AccuWeather.com

Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 10:21am

AccuWeather.com

Seasoned ice skater explains how to safely take your adventures to higher, breathtaking altitudes
AccuWeather.com
Fewer sights could appear more tempting to a seasoned ice skater than a surface as smooth as glass. It was at heights of about 10,000 feet above sea level that Laura Kottlowski's passion for gliding over massive, frozen sheets of ice was born. The ...

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Family Night Planned At Skating Rink - Cheshire Herald

Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 9:56am

Cheshire Herald

Family Night Planned At Skating Rink
Cheshire Herald
The Cheshire Recreation Department is reminding all residents that the Greg Schena Memorial Ice Skating Rink at Bartlem Park is now open. Ice skating is free to the public, but those using the rink are required to bring their own skates and protective ...

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Canadian Speed Skating Head Coach Takes Sudden Leave of Absence - Legal Gambling News (press release)

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Jan 18 2018 9:26am

Legal Gambling News (press release)

Canadian Speed Skating Head Coach Takes Sudden Leave of Absence
Legal Gambling News (press release)
The Canadian long track speed skating team has lost their head coach Michael Crowe after he took a leave of absence on short notice and less than a month before the Winter Olympics. The team is now left without a head coach and the 2018 Winter Olympics ...

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Enhancing rural transportation - Daily Republic

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 9:11am

Daily Republic

Enhancing rural transportation
Daily Republic
They were also made for biking and safe travel, and two south central South Dakota communities are getting a boost to provide transportation options to residents. Burke and Tripp were recently selected as the two communities to participate in a ...

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Watch World Cup long track speed skating - CBC.ca

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Jan 18 2018 7:35am

CBC.ca

Watch World Cup long track speed skating
CBC.ca
Related Stories. Ted-Jan Bloemen, Ivanie Blondin front Canada's Olympic long track team · Calgary speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen books ticket to Pyeongchang · Canadian speed skater Bloemen breaks decade-old world record in men's 5,000 · In Depth. Gilmore ...

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New York Islanders Daily: Josh Bailey Skating and Making Progress - Eyes on Isles

Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 7:32am

Eyes on Isles

New York Islanders Daily: Josh Bailey Skating and Making Progress
Eyes on Isles
Josh Bailey was skating at New York Islanders practice yesterday and looks to be making strides towards a return to the ice, which is great news. Josh Bailey's missed the last four games due to injury and the New York Islanders have certainly missed ...

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Could an e-bike actually be 'greener' than human-powered bike? - The Fayette Tribune

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 6:14am

The Fayette Tribune

Could an e-bike actually be 'greener' than human-powered bike?
The Fayette Tribune
Dear EarthTalk: Is there any truth to the assertion that e-bikes recharged off the fossil-fuel grid actually generate fewer carbon emissions overall than conventional human-powered bikes? — Sandy McClave, New York, N.Y.. Well, actually, there could be ...

Uxbridge urged to take another look at cycling plan funding - durhamregion.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 6:01am

Uxbridge urged to take another look at cycling plan funding
durhamregion.com
UXBRIDGE — Councillors are being urged to reconsider a budget item that would allow the township to apply for funding for a new cycling plan for Uxbridge. Coun. Dave Barton spoke to his fellow councillors about the request for $20,000, which would ...

Kornacki pushes for a Coweta County skate park - Newnan Times-Herald

Aggressive Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 5:38am

Newnan Times-Herald

Kornacki pushes for a Coweta County skate park
Newnan Times-Herald
The new petition, on Facebook at @cowetacountyskatepark, reads: “A free-to-use skatepark would provide a safe, inclusive and family orientated sports facility for users of all ages. Skateparks are proven to increase health, well-being, creativity ...

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Roller Derby World Cup 2018 to be shown on BBC - and it can be brutal - BBC Sport

Rollergirls - Thu Jan 18 2018 5:03am

BBC Sport

Roller Derby World Cup 2018 to be shown on BBC - and it can be brutal
BBC Sport
The whistle blows. Two teams hurtle around an oval track in a bid to lap each other. They use brutal shoulder, hip and full body checks to knock the opposition off balance. The sound of wheels on wood and shouted strategy make for a chaotic atmosphere ...

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Start new year with shift into high gear - Lethbridge Herald

Rollerblading - Thu Jan 18 2018 3:43am

Start new year with shift into high gear
Lethbridge Herald
BikeBridge Cycling Association first came together back in 2010, when the City of Lethbridge had proposed a new cycling bylaw that included mandatory helmet regulations, and lumped in cyclists with all other “personal conveyance devices” such as ...

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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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