Archive of Planet skate news

For the week of:
July 9 - 15, 2006

July 10, 2006
Party Time in Pittsburgh
If you enjoy exploring cityscapes and don't mind a few hills, you won't want to miss the Hills and Thrills skate weekend next month in Pittsburgh, Pa. Not all the group skates involve drops in elevation, but enough do (the Saturday afternoon skate is called: "Where Hills Turn to Mountains") that skaters are advised to pack a spare brake pad.
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Gilliam Goes Gaga for Inline
Inline skating has a new convert: Marjie Gilliam, fitness columnist for the Dayton Daily News. Though new to the sport, Gilliam gushes about it in her latest column, which is being picked up by papers all over the USA. "Inline is one of the best ways to get into shape without feeling as if you are working out," she writes. ... Duh!
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July 11, 2006
How to Take a Downhill
HillAndersonLeadYou need know-how and self control to safely skate down hills. Ultra-distance champ Kim Perkins explains how it's done in the second half of her guide: The Ups and Down of Hills.
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July 12, 2006
Naomi Does London!
Even if freestyle is not your cup a tea, you won't want to miss Naomi Grigg's new video. The skating is spectacular and so is the setting in old London town.
Go to video.

July 13, 2006
Return of the Planet News Feed
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July 14, 2006
Skate Tip of the Week:
Play It Cool!
naomithumb1Sometimes acting the part is all you've got to do to take your skating to the next level. UK freestyle champ Naomi Grigg explains in this week's skate tip.

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July 15, 2006
Frederick, Baron Win in Hermantown
Daniel Frederick and Leah Baron win today's Hermantown Inline half marathon in Minnesota.
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