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

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

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

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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Stayin' alive: Despite dip since Disco era, roller-skating going strong - Nueces County Record Star

Sat Aug 12 2017 3:05pm

Nueces County Record Star

Stayin' alive: Despite dip since Disco era, roller-skating going strong
Nueces County Record Star
Local rinks are trying to put Grayson County on the skating map. Through competitions, the introduction of skate styles to people of this area, and providing safe spaces for children to hang out, local skating rinks are working to keep skating alive ...

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Selections olympic speed skating: Marianne St-Gelais forced to renounce - The Sherbrooke Times

Sat Aug 12 2017 2:40pm

Selections olympic speed skating: Marianne St-Gelais forced to renounce
The Sherbrooke Times
Involved in a fall at training on Friday, the main actress of the team, canadian women's short track speed skating, Marianne St-Gelais, was forced to renounce the selections olympics which begin today in Montreal. As a precautionary measure “because of ...

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Rolla Rena provides variety of entertainment to attract skaters - Pratt Tribune

Sat Aug 12 2017 11:15am

Pratt Tribune

Rolla Rena provides variety of entertainment to attract skaters
Pratt Tribune
The Rolla Rena skate rink provides a variety of entertainment, the latest a princess skate, to attract skaters. Royalty took to wheels Aug. 10 when Rolla Rena hosted a “Princess Skate” with a couple of very special visitors. Making a royal appearance ...

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S&P 500, DAX, and FTSE 100 Skating on Thin Ice - DailyFX

Sat Aug 12 2017 2:09am

DailyFX

S&P 500, DAX, and FTSE 100 Skating on Thin Ice
DailyFX
The dominating theme next week will be how markets react to the heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. We saw a bit of 'risk-off' last week, will we see more headlines impacting investor appetite for stocks in the week ahead? On the ...

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How speed skaters and Right to Play are inspiring kids around the world - wwlp.com

Fri Aug 11 2017 4:20pm

wwlp.com

How speed skaters and Right to Play are inspiring kids around the world
wwlp.com
Skating slowly in circles around center ice was Bonnie Blair, a five-time Olympic gold medalist. Also on the rink was Travis Jayner, a short track skater who won a bronze medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and Polina Edmunds, a 2014 Olympic figure ...

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Rapper Nipsey Hussle helps beloved Mid-City roller rink World on Wheels get rolling again - Los Angeles Times

Fri Aug 11 2017 4:17pm

Los Angeles Times

Rapper Nipsey Hussle helps beloved Mid-City roller rink World on Wheels get rolling again
Los Angeles Times
In the '80s and '90s in L.A., if you were a teenager, World on Wheels was the hottest club in town. The Mid-City roller rink was famous for its “7 to 7” lock-in parties, where parents could drop off kids for a 12-hour binge of roller skating and safe ...

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Business Beat: Capistrano Skate - Capistrano Dispatch

Fri Aug 11 2017 3:10pm

Capistrano Dispatch

Business Beat: Capistrano Skate
Capistrano Dispatch
Capistrano Skate—San Juan's very first skate shop—opened its doors last month. The highly anticipated family-owned shop celebrated its official grand opening on July 29 with a San Juan Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. Owners Peter Carey, Steven ...

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Everybody Get Your Roll On! - D Magazine

Fri Aug 11 2017 11:41am

D Magazine

Everybody Get Your Roll On!
D Magazine
You were devastated to find out that Josey Skateland, the skate center of your youth, had closed. It's an iglesia now. (You hold onto hope that it's a skate iglesia, complete with disco ball and Hokey Holy Spirit Pokey, but you'll never go inside to ...

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Memphians defy age by staying active mentally and physically - The Commercial Appeal

Fri Aug 11 2017 7:04am

The Commercial Appeal

Memphians defy age by staying active mentally and physically
The Commercial Appeal
87-year-old roller skating instructor Caroline Mirelli moves in for a high-five with student Bardita Yaghini while playing the Hokey Pokey during a skating class at the Cordova Skating Center. Mirelli is what scientists consider a 'superager' which is ...

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Family trio shines at inline speed skating national championships - Southgate News Herald

Fri Aug 11 2017 6:10am

Southgate News Herald

Family trio shines at inline speed skating national championships
Southgate News Herald
Eleven-year-old Danica Swetz (left), her father Daniel Swetz and sister Alexa Swetz (5) all had impressive finishes at the national championships for inline speed skating in July in Nebraska. Danica won the overall Elementary girls' division, Alexa was ...

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'I'm not too stressed' about contract situation, says RFA Wennberg - NBCSports.com

Thu Aug 10 2017 10:47pm

NBCSports.com

'I'm not too stressed' about contract situation, says RFA Wennberg
NBCSports.com
The Columbus Blue Jackets reportedly started talking contract extension with Alexander Wennberg in late March. Almost five months later, Wennberg is still without a contract for the upcoming season. A restricted free agent, the 22-year-old center ...

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Lundqvist back skating after knee injury at World Championships - NBCSports.com

Thu Aug 10 2017 9:00pm

NBCSports.com

Lundqvist back skating after knee injury at World Championships
NBCSports.com
“I've been skating a few times now and I feel good,” Lundqvist told NHL.com. “Obviously, I have some work ahead of me, but it's a similar feeling. … When you step on the ice, that's the time for me when I really ramp it up and increase the workload ...

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Speed skating guru Bill Begg off to 40th world championship - Timaru Herald

Thu Aug 10 2017 6:52pm

Timaru Herald

Speed skating guru Bill Begg off to 40th world championship
Timaru Herald
Timaru's speed skating guru Bill Begg never dreamed he would attend 40 world championships, let alone all in some official capacity. The 70-year-old will again be the head coach for the New Zealand team, this time in Nanjing, China, later this month.

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Erzurum locals enjoy ice skating in scorching heat - Daily Sabah

Thu Aug 10 2017 5:29pm

Daily Sabah

Erzurum locals enjoy ice skating in scorching heat
Daily Sabah
In Erzurum, adults and children are enjoying ice skating and ice hockey in halls which are 8 degrees below zero. The locals in Erzurum, accustomed to the region's cold weather, show an increased interest in the city's ice skating and ice hockey halls ...

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Cal Skate's artistic skating team can now call themselves number one after winning nationals - Community Voice

Thu Aug 10 2017 4:45pm

Cal Skate's artistic skating team can now call themselves number one after winning nationals
Community Voice
Wearing uniforms of sparkling purple and black, the Rohnert Park Cal Skate, Artistic Skating Club “Express” team skated their way to winning the Artistic Roller Skating National Championships last week in Nebraska, taking home medals for the first time ...

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Looking to make the leap: Alex DeBrincat - NBCSports.com

Thu Aug 10 2017 12:43pm

NBCSports.com

Looking to make the leap: Alex DeBrincat
NBCSports.com
There's an opening on Patrick Kane's left wing that Alex DeBrincat would love to fill. In reality, though, it's probably going to take some time before the talented teenager makes his mark in the NHL. DeBrincat, who doesn't turn 20 until December, is ...

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Speed skating: the head already in February - The Sherbrooke Times

Wed Aug 9 2017 9:36pm

Speed skating: the head already in February
The Sherbrooke Times
For the 32 skaters involved in the olympic selection of the canadian team in short track, which begins Saturday in Montreal, their head is already planning to PyeongChang by next February. Many are called few are chosen : five men and five women will ...

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