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Olympics-Speed skating-Visser wins women's 5000m gold for the Netherlands - Reuters

Skating - Fri Feb 16 2018 8:01am

Olympics-Speed skating-Visser wins women's 5000m gold for the Netherlands
Reuters
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Dutchwoman Esmee Visser powered to gold in the women's 5,000 metres speed skating as normal service resumed for the Netherlands at the Gangneung Oval on Friday. Defending champion Martina Sablikova of the ...

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Olympics-Speed skating-Visser wins women's 5000m gold for the Netherlands - Reuters

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Feb 16 2018 8:01am

Olympics-Speed skating-Visser wins women's 5000m gold for the Netherlands
Reuters
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Dutchwoman Esmee Visser powered to gold in the women's 5,000 metres speed skating as normal service resumed for the Netherlands at the Gangneung Oval on Friday. Defending champion Martina Sablikova of the ...

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Kimpton Has That HUMAN Touch - MediaPost Communications

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Feb 16 2018 7:56am

MediaPost Communications

Kimpton Has That HUMAN Touch
MediaPost Communications
Hospitality brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is emphasizing its personal approach by unveiling its human-powered operating system. The new film is part of the brand's first-ever advertising campaign, built around the idea of “Stay Human.” “In this ...

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Speed skating: Visser resumes normal service for dominant Dutch - Reuters

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Feb 16 2018 7:46am

Reuters

Speed skating: Visser resumes normal service for dominant Dutch
Reuters
Speed Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's 5000 m competition finals - Gangneung Oval - Gangneung, South Korea - February 16, 2018 - Esmee Visser of the Netherlands, Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic and Natalia Voronina, Olympic ...
Esmee Visser earns another gold for the Netherlands in 5000 metersESPN
2018 Winter Olympics: Dutch speed skating team is the most dominantUSA TODAY
Esmee Visser Wins 5000m Speedskating Gold Medal at 2018 Winter OlympicsBleacher Report
The Japan Times -BBC Sport
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Area man is speedskating starter at Olympics - Midland Daily News

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Feb 16 2018 7:07am

Midland Daily News

Area man is speedskating starter at Olympics
Midland Daily News
If you've been watching men's short track speedskating at the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea for the past week, you may have noticed a familiar face at the start of the races. It's the same face that you may have seen for years at speedskating ...

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Pre-games skating favorite Nathan Chen's Olympic nightmare just got a lot worse - MarketWatch

Skating - Fri Feb 16 2018 7:07am

Bustle

Pre-games skating favorite Nathan Chen's Olympic nightmare just got a lot worse
MarketWatch
Two-time U.S. champion Nathan Chen, a pre-Olympic games favorite, missed on all his jumps in the men's skating short program Friday, plummeting to 17th place, in what the commentators called a tentative and passionless showing. Yuzuru Hanyu, the ...
Nathan Chen's Ice Skating Routine Song At The 2018 Olympics Is Both Traditional & Meaningful — VIDEOBustle
Hanyu seals place among skating legendsThe Japan News

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Winter Olympics: foreign sports, great theater - News Courier

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Fri Feb 16 2018 6:48am

Winter Olympics: foreign sports, great theater
News Courier
While I prefer long-track speed skating, where athletes are traveling long distances around the rink against the clock, short-track speed skating also gets the blood pumping, as four or five competitors compete in close quarters against each other on ...

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Skate park almost ready to open - Basingstoke Observer

Aggressive Skating - Fri Feb 16 2018 6:24am

Basingstoke Observer

Skate park almost ready to open
Basingstoke Observer
Work on a highly-anticipated skatepark is nearly complete, after years of campaigning to bring the plans to life. The new facility at Rooksdown Park will feature an array of ramps, steps and pipes as well as a solar-powered youth shelter that will ...

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Olympic athletes superior skills linked to well-trained bodies and minds - Baltimore Sun

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Fri Feb 16 2018 6:01am

Baltimore Sun

Olympic athletes superior skills linked to well-trained bodies and minds
Baltimore Sun
As the Olympians in South Korea performed feats that seemed to defy speed and gravity, Fetsch and other Hopkins colleagues used the occasion to explain this brain/body connection. The brain builds subconscious models for ordinary tasks such as walking ...

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Skating ribbon re-opening still up in the air - The Spokesman-Review

Skating - Fri Feb 16 2018 3:03am

The Spokesman-Review

Skating ribbon re-opening still up in the air
The Spokesman-Review
That could include offering free skating next year equal to the length of time the ice is closed this year, Dickson said. “If we end up not re-opening, then we'll have to take another look at that to see if that still makes sense,” she said. “We want ...

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Texas Rollergirls Return from the World Cup and Head into the 2018 Season - Austin Monthly (blog)

Rollergirls - Fri Feb 16 2018 1:55am

Austin Monthly (blog)

Texas Rollergirls Return from the World Cup and Head into the 2018 Season
Austin Monthly (blog)
The path to roller derby might seem surprising; it doesn't always begin with a love of roller-skating or contact sports. As Ruth Ann Williams Perez says, the most common answer one will get to the question of “Why roller derby?” is the 2009 film Whip ...

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ABB installs electric vehicle fast charger station at NITI Aayog - The Siasat Daily

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Feb 16 2018 12:08am

The Siasat Daily

ABB installs electric vehicle fast charger station at NITI Aayog
The Siasat Daily
New Delhi [India]: Demonstrating its commitment to clean energy and sustainable transportation, the Indian government's premier policy think tank has installed an ABB Terra 53 fast charging station for electric vehicles at the organization's office in ...

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Olympic rookie seeks to end speed skating drought - News8000.com - WKBT

Skating - Thu Feb 15 2018 8:08pm

News8000.com - WKBT

Olympic rookie seeks to end speed skating drought
News8000.com - WKBT
The only long track speed skating event the U.S. hasn't come up empty in at the PyeongChang Olympics so far is one without any Americans in the field. The Americans, who were also shut out four years ago in Sochi, are 0-for-5 in PyeongChang. The team ...

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Council to investigate keeping rail - Northern Star

Trails & Parks - Thu Feb 15 2018 7:49pm

Northern Star

Council to investigate keeping rail
Northern Star
UPDATE 7.45PM: TWEED Shire Council has voted to accept the $6.5 million Federal funding for the Rail Trail project on the proviso the rail corridor will be preserved in public hands in perpetuity. With only six councillors present at the meeting ...

Consider the Speed Skating Catsuit - Jezebel

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Feb 15 2018 6:40pm

Jezebel

Consider the Speed Skating Catsuit
Jezebel
This winter, when the thought of putting on the same tired pant-and-sweater combo makes you want to tear out your hair and scream until your throat is raw, why not take a page from the sartorial stylings of our nation's finest athletes? Speed skaters ...

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Gadkari inaugurates EV charging stations at NITI Aayog - 10,000 Couples

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Feb 15 2018 6:19pm

10,000 Couples

Gadkari inaugurates EV charging stations at NITI Aayog
10,000 Couples
Demonstrating its commitment to clean energy and sustainable transportation, the Indian government's premier policy think. Gadkari, who has been vocal in his preference for EVs over conventional ones that run on petrol and diesel, said since the action ...

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New Rail Trail for bicyclists opening in Titusville - Hometown News (press release) (blog)

Trails & Parks - Thu Feb 15 2018 5:54pm

New Rail Trail for bicyclists opening in Titusville
Hometown News (press release) (blog)
BREVARD COUNTY— For those looking to ride their bicycles on a new trail, the city of Titusville and the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce will participate in the opening of a new trail on Saturday, Feb. 24. The trail is called the Florida East ...

JBLM TEAM BOUNCES ROLLERGIRLS, 180-134 - Northwest Guardian

Rollergirls - Thu Feb 15 2018 4:57pm

Northwest Guardian

JBLM TEAM BOUNCES ROLLERGIRLS, 180-134
Northwest Guardian
Lisa Schexnayder, a retired Army staff sergeant who served at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, spent her birthday evening like any roller derby enthusiast would — weaving and fighting through a crowded pack of skaters, half of whom were aiming to knock her ...

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Local woman does Roller Derby World Cup - Petersburg Pilot

Rollergirls - Thu Feb 15 2018 4:32pm

Petersburg Pilot

Local woman does Roller Derby World Cup
Petersburg Pilot
The only Alaskan to compete in this year's Roller Derby World Cup is a Petersburg woman, and she joined the indigenous team to help support a mission to include native peoples globally, and advocate against upticks in violence against them. Victoria ...

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James Bay seeks input on 'Complete Streets' transportation proposal - Oak Bay News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Feb 15 2018 4:13pm

Oak Bay News

James Bay seeks input on 'Complete Streets' transportation proposal
Oak Bay News
The James Bay Neighbourhood Association is reaching out to residents to find a way to share their streets. In anticipation of the City of Victoria's plan to begin work on the Local Area Plan for James Bay, the association has launched an online ...

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