Long Beach NY http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/4513/0 en Can a 50-Year-Old Woman Qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Long Track Ice Speedskating? http://roadskater.net/can-50-year-old-woman-qualify-2014-winter-olympics-long-track-ice-speedskating <p>It's a tough combination of teaching rink ice sessions, boardwalk running along the beaches of Long Island, NY, inline skating on multiuse pathways, and all the rigors of training (which is at least fun work), but not much time of 400m world class arenas. Many would like to have such a tough life of skating focus. But after early promise and years of challenges, a former bulemic ice figure skater who qualified for trials in 1984 believes she may have it all coming together after just two years on ice speed skates.</p><p>She may find the 15 seconds of speed to get her 15 minutes of fame to make it into the 2014 Winter Olympics. Even if she doesn't, the pursuit of that dream will keep her life skateyfied and that has to be supersweet, indeed.</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/can-50-year-old-woman-qualify-2014-winter-olympics-long-track-ice-speedskating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/can-50-year-old-woman-qualify-2014-winter-olympics-long-track-ice-speedskating#comments Roadskater.net 2012 2014 2000s United States of America (USA) 2010s bulemia Earth indoor Jackie Munzel Long Beach NY Long Island NY long track ice New York (NY) olympics outdoor winter olympics North America http://roadskater.net/crss/node/1414 Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:00:00 +0000 roadskater 1414 at http://roadskater.net