Czech Republic (CZE) + Prague + Špindlerův Mlýn CZE en Shani Davis Wins Silver and Gold in Speed Skating World Championships; Tyler Farrar leads Tirreno-Adriatico Cycling Stage Race <p>&nbsp;</p><p><img src="" border="0" width="400" height="300" style="float: right;" /></p><p>Just some quick notes here to remind that the World Single Distance Championships are under way in speed skating (they seem to like to have several kinds of world championships, ha!), and the&nbsp;Tirreno-Adriatico cycling race started yesterday with a team time trial. I followed the T2A (as we roadskaters might dub it) in past years and found it very entertaining, through territory reminiscent of the mountains of NC as I recall.&nbsp;</p> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Ludwig-Schwabl-Stadion (Eisstadion Inzell) </span> <span class="locality">Inzell</span>, <span class="region">Bayern</span> <div class="country-name">Germany</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="47.763069">47° 45' 47.0484" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="12.746958">12° 44' 49.0488" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="" target="_blank">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2011 cycling Czech Republic (CZE) Germany (DEU) (Deutschland) ice speed skating Inzell DEU Italy (ITA) Perugia ITA road cycling Shani Davis skating speed skating Špindlerův Mlýn CZE Tirreno-Adriatico Tyler Farrar world championships Europe 47.763069 12.746958 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 23:15:34 +0000 roadskater 1312 at Stained Glass Colors and Churches in Prague <p>Rambling blogging and reminiscences follow, mostly triggered by Blake&#39;s comment on <a href="/index.php?q=jerseys-choices-bland-tacky-or-in-between#comment-685">stained glass colors</a>. It got me thinking of the glass in <a href="">St. Vitus Cathedral</a> in Prague, begun in the 14th century but not completed for almost 600 years.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1344 1919 1939 1990 2006 arts Czech Republic (CZE) journals Prague Wed, 11 Jul 2007 21:32:45 +0000 timv 516 at 17-Year-Old Short Track Speedskater Gets Ready for Prague <p>Young short track speedskater, Trevor Marsicano, 17, is off to Prague soon overcoming serious injury to skate his first international competition abroad. This article by Ian Pickus for <em>The Saratogian </em>mentions his mentor, &quot;popular coach and skate-maker Paul Marchese.&quot; </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2007 Czech Republic (CZE) ice skating Marquette MI Michigan (MI) New York (NY) Prague Saratoga Springs NY short track ice Thu, 11 Jan 2007 07:42:13 +0000 roadskater 372 at Czech it out <p>Over the weekend, I had an opportunity to speak with with Jiri Prochazka, a journalist from Brno, Czech Republic, who is one of the founders of &quot;Inline&quot; magazine, and the website <a href=""></a>. He reports that Central and Eastern Europe have seen a recent blossoming of interest and participation in inline skating, from a very small base to become a visible presence in the parks of most major cities. In addition to a large Friday night skate in Bratislava, there are several smaller weekly street skates around the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Poland and Hungary have emerging scenes also.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Czech Republic (CZE) inline skating Slovakia (SVK) Mon, 28 Aug 2006 13:39:43 +0000 jswifti 222 at