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For the week of:
Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2006

Oct. 30, 2006
Night of the Rolling Dead!
Have you noticed? ... Skaters seem to have a special talent for zanniness when it comes to Halloween.
Go to Halloween gallery.

Oct. 31, 2006
Where to Skate
Skating With Wolves
Now's you're chance to skate Grand Teton National Park. As of tonight, cars will be banished from the park for the winter and the interior roads will become havens for walkers, cyclists and skaters. The roads aren't the smoothest, but the scenery is unbeatable. Just get there before the snow starts falling.
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Industry News
Iowa Paper Proposes Skate Marathon
What would it take to make Des Moines a more exciting place? That's the topic of an article headlined "Ideas to Steal" in today's Register. No. 9 on the list is "inline skating marathons." ... We couldn't agree more.
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Event News
Speed Classic Set for April
The 2007 Tampa Classic Speed Invitational (April 6-8) is an early season indoor and outdoor event that attracts some of USA's fastest skaters.
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Nov. 1, 2006
Skaters in the News
Close Call for SF Skaters
Ten people were injured by gunfire 90 minutes after skaters left Halloween street party. Will skaters return to event next year? ... You betcha!
Go to Planet story.

Nov. 2, 2006
Fightin' the Good Fight
Eddy Matzger usually fights his battles on the racecourse. But after getting a ticket for skating on the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, he's headed for court.
Go to Planet story.

Nov. 3, 2006
Skate Tip of the Week
Staying in Shape During the Off-season
Don't let the cooler weather turn your summer trim into winter flab! Stay in shape with these off-season exercise tips from veteran racer and boot camp founder Greg Major.
Go to Skate Tip.

Product News
Tru-Rev's Wheel Challenge
trurevwheelTru-Rev is trying something new to coax skaters to try its wheels. For the bargain price of $35, the Florida company will send you four of its new Korean-made wheels (up to 110mm). You put the wheels on one skate and your favorites on the other, then do a push-by-push comparison.

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