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Indianapolis roller derby shop Vital Skates announces it's closing - Indianapolis Star

Rollergirls - Sun Sep 17 2017 5:17pm

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis roller derby shop Vital Skates announces it's closing
Indianapolis Star
A shop in Fountain Square that serves the local roller derby community and other skaters will close its doors after six years. Vital Skates announced it is closing Sunday on its Facebook page, but did not say what day it will close. The store sells ...

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New Milford skate park reopens thanks to volunteer efforts - Danbury News Times

Aggressive Skating - Sun Sep 17 2017 3:13pm

Danbury News Times

New Milford skate park reopens thanks to volunteer efforts
Danbury News Times
NEW MILFORD — When the town was forced to close the skate park in June, Mayor David Gronbach thought it would be a year or longer before it could reopen. But, on Sunday, Gronbach and 30 skaters manuevered skateboards around the newly renovated ...

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Olympic speedskater Sugar Todd gets look at speed NASCAR style - USA TODAY

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Sun Sep 17 2017 1:52pm

USA TODAY

Olympic speedskater Sugar Todd gets look at speed NASCAR style
USA TODAY
Olympic speedskater Sugar Todd got a different look at speed Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. The Nebraska native was the honorary pace car driver for the first race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoffs. She did some practice laps Sunday ...

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NorthShore Inline Marathon: Guzman, Kamminga win sprints to the finish - Duluth News Tribune

Inline Speed Skating (plus Roller) - Sat Sep 16 2017 7:22pm

Duluth News Tribune

NorthShore Inline Marathon: Guzman, Kamminga win sprints to the finish
Duluth News Tribune
Fresh off winning his NorthShore Inline Marathon debut, Sebastian Guzman underscored the importance of teamwork. In July, at the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland — think Olympics for non-Olympic sports — Guzman captured a pair of speedskating ...

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Roller skating rink opens in Jersey City park - NJ.com

Skating - Sat Sep 16 2017 7:04pm

NJ.com

Roller skating rink opens in Jersey City park
NJ.com
By Taylor Brown | For The Jersey Journal. The Jersey City Department of Recreation held the grand opening of the Pershing Field Roller Skating Rink this afternoon, an unseasonably warm day just before the end of summer. Residents of all ages were ...

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Tips For Inline Marathon: Elite Skaters Say Challenge Yourself, Have Fun - WDIO-TV

Inline Speed Skating (plus Roller) - Fri Sep 15 2017 7:40pm

Tips For Inline Marathon: Elite Skaters Say Challenge Yourself, Have Fun
WDIO-TV
Duluth, Minn. - Rain or shine, the 22nd Annual NorthShore Inline Marathon is set for Saturday and among the elite skaters are members of the Rollerblade Speed Team. They have some tips for skaters who might be participating for the first time.

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What's happening: Walk MS, Relay for Life, film festival, roller derby women play - Montana Standard

Rollergirls - Fri Sep 15 2017 5:00pm

Montana Standard

What's happening: Walk MS, Relay for Life, film festival, roller derby women play
Montana Standard
In this file photo, members of the Copper City Queens Roller Derby team high five Fourth of July parade goers during Butte's annual parade Tuesday morning, July 4, 2017. Walter Hinick. SATURDAY, SEPT. 16. ROLLER DERBY BOUT. The Copper City ...

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Brittany Bowe getting back on track on speedskating oval - WTOP

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Sep 15 2017 4:12pm

WTOP

Brittany Bowe getting back on track on speedskating oval
WTOP
“At that point, I decided, 'Look, I've got to get healthy before I'm a speedskater.'” Bowe stepped away for from the season for good in February to focus on her health. “It was probably the hardest decision of my life, but definitely the smartest to do ...

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Chen breaks world speed skating record - Taipei Times

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Sep 15 2017 12:02pm

Taipei Times

Chen breaks world speed skating record
Taipei Times
Taiwanese speed skater Chen Ying-chu competes at the Summer Universiade in Taipei on Aug 21. Chen last week set a new world record in the women's 500m speed skating event in the semi-finals at the Roller Games World Championships in Nanjing, ...

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Friday on Lake Effect: Mara Liasson, Education News, MIGHTi, Speedskating, Bubbler Talk - WUWM

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Sep 15 2017 11:40am

Friday on Lake Effect: Mara Liasson, Education News, MIGHTi, Speedskating, Bubbler Talk
WUWM
NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson joins us to sort out the confusing web involving President Trump, Democrats, Republicans, and the future of DACA. Later, WUWM's education reporter opens her reporter's notebook to look at what's ...

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Bizarre moment man on rollerblades clings to back of bus - AOL UK

Rollerblading - Fri Sep 15 2017 9:11am

AOL UK

Bizarre moment man on rollerblades clings to back of bus
AOL UK
The footage shows an "idiotic" man with a backpack and wearing rollerblades holding onto the back of a double decker bus as it makes its way through the centre of Dublin. Speaking to the Irish Independent, a spokesman for Ireland's Road Safety ...

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Inline Marathon Events Will Close Some Roads - KDAL

Inline Speed Skating (plus Roller) - Fri Sep 15 2017 6:02am

KDAL

Inline Marathon Events Will Close Some Roads
KDAL
DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - The largest inline marathon in North America is expected to draw around 2 thousand people to the area on Saturday. The NorthShore Inline Marathon features a full and half marathon, a roller-ski marathon, 10-K run and a half ...

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Ready to rumble: Roller derby team prepares for final bout of season - North Platte Telegraph

Rollergirls - Fri Sep 15 2017 4:04am

North Platte Telegraph

Ready to rumble: Roller derby team prepares for final bout of season
North Platte Telegraph
The Heartland Hellcats will square off against Central Kansas Roller Derby on Saturday for the first co-ed bout to take place in North Platte. Traditionally an all-women team, the Hellcats recruited men from across the state to join them as they face ...

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Inline marathon: Breast cancer survivor uses inline skating as a path to recovery - Duluth News Tribune

Inline Speed Skating (plus Roller) - Thu Sep 14 2017 11:45pm

Duluth News Tribune

Inline marathon: Breast cancer survivor uses inline skating as a path to recovery
Duluth News Tribune
Submitted photo At the urging of her friend, Katie Stavos (left), Debbie Wappula got back into inline skates in June for the first time in 30 years. On Saturday, the breast cancer survivor will take on the NorthShore Inline Marathon, skating alongside ...

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Inline marathon: Breast cancer survivor uses inline skating as a path to recovery - Duluth News Tribune

Inline Skating - Thu Sep 14 2017 11:45pm

Duluth News Tribune

Inline marathon: Breast cancer survivor uses inline skating as a path to recovery
Duluth News Tribune
Submitted photo At the urging of her friend, Katie Stavos (left), Debbie Wappula got back into inline skates in June for the first time in 30 years. On Saturday, the breast cancer survivor will take on the NorthShore Inline Marathon, skating alongside ...

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Duluth Man to Tune Up His Skates and Voice For Saturday's NorthShore Inline Marathon - WDIO-TV

Inline Speed Skating (plus Roller) - Thu Sep 14 2017 7:43pm

Duluth Man to Tune Up His Skates and Voice For Saturday's NorthShore Inline Marathon
WDIO-TV
Duluth, Minn. - About 2,000 athletes have signed up for Saturday's 22nd Annual NorthShore Inline Marathon and Duluth's Michael Patterson is among those who will be tuning up his skates and he'll be tuning up something else....his voice. Advertisement ...

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Local Law Enforcement Search Greenway Trail To Find Campsites ... - High Country Press

Trails & Parks - Thu Sep 14 2017 5:58pm

Local Law Enforcement Search Greenway Trail To Find Campsites ...
High Country Press
On Sept. 13, Boone Police Department along ASU Police, and Watauga County Sheriff's Office came together in effort to help locate and identify the campsites of ...

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3 Key Hill Workouts That Target Speed, Strength and Endurance - Competitor Running (blog)

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Thu Sep 14 2017 5:33pm

Competitor Running (blog)

3 Key Hill Workouts That Target Speed, Strength and Endurance
Competitor Running (blog)
Both are examples of what I call “high quality endurance”—faster efforts that support tempo pace. The grade of the hill should not be too aggressive—about 4-5 percent is ideal. Structure this workout as 4-6 repetitions so the total time of uphill ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

Anything for this: The costs, benefits of life in elite sport - ESPN

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Thu Sep 14 2017 2:34pm

ESPN

Anything for this: The costs, benefits of life in elite sport
ESPN
We might be the pinnacle of human strength, speed or mental dedication, but that does not always make us the pinnacle of health. Is it possible to devote oneself fully to a sport while living a healthy and robust life? Injuries, missed weddings ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

Inline skater hitches a ride on the back of Irish bus - Newsline

Inline Skating - Thu Sep 14 2017 2:30pm

Newsline

Inline skater hitches a ride on the back of Irish bus
Newsline
Sept. 12 (UPI) — An Irish commuter captured video of an inline skater hitching a free ride on the back of another bus on a city street. Ciaran Farrelly said he was riding the bus home during rush hour in Dublin when he spotted the unauthorized ...

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