Skate Bytes Rollerblade Founder - 27 Years Later One of Scott Olson's newest inventions is the Skybike — half bike, half roller-coaster. It's one of many things that keeps the inventor busy these days, as Darlene Prois reveals in her profile. • Go to Star Trib story. • Go to Skaters in the News.
Tuesday Oct. 10, 2006 Skate Bytes Skaters Added to SoCal Bike Criterium Organizers have added a 60-minute skate race to the daylong Ride It Like You Stole It cycling event in January. • Go to more info.
Skaters Dropped From Redondo 10K But organizers of the Southern California event say they would be happy to restore the skate race ... for $5000. (Don't hold your breath.) • Go to more info.
Skate Bytes Pave the MKT! The MKT is an 8.9-mile rail-trail in Columbia, Mo. Only problem: It's not paved. But that may change. City planner Ted Curtis is pushing a plan to pave the trail, despite some resistance from runners. • Go to Missourian story. • Get involved:Send an email to City Hall.
Thursday Oct. 12, 2006 Skate Bytes Hedrick: Taking a Swing at the Good Life We know what Chad hasn't been doing since the Olympics: inline racing. The former inline champ didn't lace up for a single race this season. ... So what has he been doing? For one thing, golfing. He's no Tiger Woods, but he did shoot a hole-in-one. • Go to Chron story. • Go to Skaters in the News.
Paved Trails Planned for Pittsburgh Park As part of a $25 million renovation, paved trails for cycling and inline skating will be added to Point State Park. The 36-acre park in downtown Pittsburgh overlooks the confluence of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela rivers. • Go to more info
Friday Oct. 13, 2006 Skate Bytes Learning to Sprint Just because you weren't born a sprinter doesn't mean you can't become one. Former World Team coach Gypsy Tidwell outlines sprint training in this week's skate tip. • Go to Skate Tip of the Week.
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