Monday July 3, 2006 Blades du Soleil Inline skating shares the spotlight in Cirque du Soleil's new Beatles-inspired show, Love. "The rollerblading virtuosity displayed during 'Help' is an eye-popping knockout," coos the critic for the Toronto Star. But you don't have to leave home to see rollerblading in the spotlight this summer. Guess who's skating in Steve Martin's "The Pink Panther," recently released on DVD? - Here's the answer.
Wednesday July 5, 2006 Reno May Relax Skate Ban City councilors in Reno, Nev., are considering loosening up their ban on skating downtown. They are scheduled to vote today on a proposal that would allow skating in the downtown business district along the Truckee River. - Go to Reno newspaper story. - Go to Skate Law page.
New Time Slot for Social The Send the Best Social has been pushed back two days and moved into an evening, rather than afternoon, time slot. The new date for the fundraiser is Wednesday, July 19th. - Go to more info.
Friday July 7, 2006 Skate Tip of the Week Assume the Position You can't devote too much time to technique, says World Inline Cup champ Jorge Botero. And the best place to start is with an aerodynamic position. - Go to Skate Tip of the Week.