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Viktor Ahn enlisted in Russia's short track speed skating team for 2018 Winter Games - TASS

Skating - Mon Aug 14 2017 7:48am

Viktor Ahn enlisted in Russia's short track speed skating team for 2018 Winter Games
TASS
MOSCOW, August 14. /TASS/. World's most decorated short track speed skater Viktor Ahn has been included in Russia's preliminary Olympic roster for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang, Anna Maksimenko, the head of the ...

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Viktor Ahn enlisted in Russia's short track speed skating team for 2018 Winter Games - TASS

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Mon Aug 14 2017 7:48am

Viktor Ahn enlisted in Russia's short track speed skating team for 2018 Winter Games
TASS
MOSCOW, August 14. /TASS/. World's most decorated short track speed skater Viktor Ahn has been included in Russia's preliminary Olympic roster for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang, Anna Maksimenko, the head of the ...

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WATCH: Winner soars at Bognor birdman - Spirit FM

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Mon Aug 14 2017 5:09am

Spirit FM

WATCH: Winner soars at Bognor birdman
Spirit FM
The Bognor Birdman is a competition for human powered flying machines held each summer in the town. Many fliers take part to raise money for charities, others design complex machines to aim for the distance prizes. The first Bognor Birdman took place ...

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Skate park closed for two weeks after arson attack - Henley Standard

Aggressive Skating - Mon Aug 14 2017 4:35am

Henley Standard

Skate park closed for two weeks after arson attack
Henley Standard
THE skate park in Sonning Common will be closed for up to two weeks after it was targeted by vandals. Three golf buggies, fencing, bins and benches were set alight at the facility in Bishopswood recreation ground in the early hours of Wednesday last week.

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Speed skater Magno to women athletes: 'We can do as much as the guys can' - Rappler

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Mon Aug 14 2017 2:51am

Rappler

Speed skater Magno to women athletes: 'We can do as much as the guys can'
Rappler
The transition from one sport to another shaped Magno's life in a new way as both figure skating and speed skating demanded different training techniques. “From ballet, I had to lift weights,” said Magno. “Becoming a speed skater gave me confidence in ...

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RollerGirls ready for Saturday - The Lawton Constitution

Rollergirls - Sun Aug 13 2017 11:50pm

The Lawton Constitution

RollerGirls ready for Saturday
The Lawton Constitution
Lawton's 580 RollerGirls are ready to roll out the red carpet for Oklahoma Victory Doll's Outlaws for Saturday night's last home bout of the season. The RollerGirls, 3-6, will take on the Oklahoma City squad at 7 p.m. in the Great Plains Coliseum ...

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Salem completes first section of 5-mile rail trail | New Hampshire ... - Eagle-Tribune

Trails & Parks - Sun Aug 13 2017 8:37pm

Eagle-Tribune

Salem completes first section of 5-mile rail trail | New Hampshire ...
Eagle-Tribune
SALEM, N.H. — Family and friends ran, walked, biked, and roller-skated on Sunday to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the Salem Bike-Ped Corridor.

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Canadian short-track speed skating enters Olympic trials in search ... - National Post

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Sun Aug 13 2017 7:01pm

National Post

Canadian short-track speed skating enters Olympic trials in search ...
National Post
When Charles Hamelin and Marianne St-Gelais skate off into the sunset in 2018, they won't necessarily dim Canada's future podium prospects.

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Generations of skaters gather for roller derby's 82nd birthday - Chicago Sun-Times

Rollergirls - Sun Aug 13 2017 5:20pm

Chicago Sun-Times

Generations of skaters gather for roller derby's 82nd birthday
Chicago Sun-Times
So far, his size has worked to his advantage: He'll be an alternate in a bout this fall with the Northern Illinois Junior Roller Derby league. From ages 8 to 88, generations of skaters gathered in Coliseum Park in the South Loop to celebrate the sport ...

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The Agency Board Shop holds art and photo show - Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror

Skating - Sun Aug 13 2017 5:04pm

Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror

The Agency Board Shop holds art and photo show
Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror
Calling all skater boys and girls! The Agency Board Shop in Yucaipa is the place to shop for all your skateboarding needs. Skating was coupled with art during an evening show on Saturday, Aug. 5. The very successful shop was opened over nine years ago ...

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Visitors flock to Brockville for Rails to Trails Festival - www.insidebrockville.com/

Trails & Parks - Sun Aug 13 2017 3:27pm

www.insidebrockville.com/

Visitors flock to Brockville for Rails to Trails Festival
www.insidebrockville.com/
Brockville was the star of the show on the weekend, presenting a blockbuster festival that made it a vacation destination for tens of thousands of people. The city's Rails to Trails Festival was an extravaganza of everything railway related, with the ...

Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin, Canada's speed-skating power couple, set sights on their final Olympics - National Post

Skating - Sun Aug 13 2017 1:42pm

National Post

Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin, Canada's speed-skating power couple, set sights on their final Olympics
National Post
St-Gelais, who calls skating her “purpose,” originally planned to adjust her thinking on the eve of the trials. Each skater competes in three races at each of three distances: 500, 1,000 and 1,500 metres. The top two finishes for each skater at two of ...
St-Gelais confident to obtain an exemptionThe Sherbrooke Times
Marianne St-Gelais suffers concussion symptoms, forced to withdraw from short track selection trialsYahoo News Canada (blog)

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Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin, Canada's speed-skating ... - National Post

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Sun Aug 13 2017 1:42pm

National Post

Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin, Canada's speed-skating ...
National Post
Together, the national-team stalwarts own seven Olympic medals and 38 from world championships. And together, they will call it a career in 2018.

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Leesburg's first skating rink to become Chrome Cowboy Cycles - Daily Commercial

Skating - Sun Aug 13 2017 12:24pm

Daily Commercial

Leesburg's first skating rink to become Chrome Cowboy Cycles
Daily Commercial
LEESBURG — From the '60s to '80s, crowds from all over Central Florida would flock to Don's Skateland to skate the night away around the disco ball. “In the mid '70s, every kid had their birthday party at Don's,” Dusty Matthews said. “I still remember ...

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Brentwood skater brings home 10th gold medal - East Bay Times

Skating - Sun Aug 13 2017 12:01pm

East Bay Times

Brentwood skater brings home 10th gold medal
East Bay Times
BRENTWOOD — Jan Barnett has brought home her 10th gold medal and, not surprisingly, it holds special significance for her, marking 10 years of gold's and the third year of winning the Golden Ladies Solo Dance at the United States National Roller ...

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Advancing athletics - London technology and data - International Association of Athletics Federations

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Sun Aug 13 2017 11:42am

International Association of Athletics Federations

Advancing athletics - London technology and data
International Association of Athletics Federations
The 3rd IAAF World Coaches Conference, which was held for four days earlier in the week, attracted over 600 participants including many of the world's premier coaches, with speed, endurance, strength and brain coaching the topics addressed. ... across ...

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How American Red Cross and Roller Derby formed a team that helps save lives - East Bay Times

Rollergirls - Sun Aug 13 2017 9:02am

East Bay Times

How American Red Cross and Roller Derby formed a team that helps save lives
East Bay Times
Leo Seltzer invented Roller Derby in 1935. Aug. 13-19 will mark the first World Roller Derby Week, commemorating the 82nd anniversary of Seltzer's brainchild. Currently the American Red Cross and Roller Derby are teaming up for a Bay Area blood drive.

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Skatepark should stay put - Fairfield Daily Republic

Aggressive Skating - Sun Aug 13 2017 8:05am

Skatepark should stay put
Fairfield Daily Republic
I ask this in all seriousness. As a great many Fairfielders do not know, our city is considering remodeling Allan Witt Park, and neither of the two proposals retain our community skatepark. An ancient proverb warns us all: “If your town does not have a ...

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Friends unveil skatepark 10-years in the making - WSYM-TV

Aggressive Skating - Sun Aug 13 2017 7:17am

WSYM-TV

Friends unveil skatepark 10-years in the making
WSYM-TV
This weekend the pair of childhood friends cut the ribbon of the all-new Armada Skatepark. To some it's a world-class concrete skatepark, but for the friends it's much, much more. In fact, they started planning for the park when they were only 10-years ...

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Friends unveil skatepark 10-years in the making - WXYZ.com - WXYZ

Aggressive Skating - Sun Aug 13 2017 7:17am

WXYZ

Friends unveil skatepark 10-years in the making - WXYZ.com
WXYZ
A lot of kids have pie-in-the sky dreams, few make them come true like Tyler Ross and Jacob Gritzinger.

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