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For the week of:
November 19 - 25, 2006

Nov. 20, 2006
Racing News
Talley, McCormick Win Sluggish Silver Strand
It was hurry up and slow down at Sunday's Silver Strand Half Marathon in San Diego. That made for slow times for the men but the women were flying.
Go to Planet story.

Event News
Squiggy Expansion
The 2007 Squiggy Classic (March 10-11) will include a time trial, in addition to its usual twilight skate and marathon. "Our race is on a 7-mile, glass smooth, freshly black-topped loop with no obstacles," the organizer tells us. ... Sounds like a winner!
Go to more info.
Go to 2007 EventCalendar.
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Last Week in Review
The birth of the Rollerdome, Bont's new marathon skates, 'Skating with Kam' and lots more. ... It was a busy week on the Inline Planet!
Go to last week's news.
Go to News Archive.

Nov. 21, 2006
Industry News
Send the Best Offers Customizable Video
Send the Best has started selling a video as part of its effort to support the U.S. World Team and inline skating in general.
Go to Planet story.

Event News
Hayward Goes Long
Next year's Hayward Inline Marathon (Aug. 11) will include a new event: the 39-mile Hayward Inline Challenge. Distance skaters may use the race as a warm up for the late-season ultra-marathons.
Go to more info.

Nov. 22. 2006
Event News
Alive and Well in the North Country
Skaters will again find lots of outdoor racing in Minnesota and Wisconsin next year. Among the events are four new additions to the 2007 Event Calendar: the Online Inline Half Marathon, Big Granite, Hermantown Half Marathon and Hoyt Lakes Skate.
Go to 2007 Event Calendar.
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Nov. 23, 2006
Where to Skate
Beta Test the Skate Route Mapper!
Create maps of your favorite skate routes and share them with the world! That's the idea behind our new Skate Route Mapper. ... Happy Thanksgiving from the Planet!
Go to Skate Route Mapper.
Read the instructions.

Racing News
Engineer Wins Downhill
David Lambert proved quickest in the turns and so won the 2006 North American Downhill Championships last weekend in San Dimas, CA.
Go to more info.

Nov. 24, 2006
Skate Tip of the Week
Staying Low
"You're about to be able to go longer and faster than ever before!" ... not to mention burn off that Thanksgiving dinner. Patrick Creveling explains how in this week's skate tip.

Go to Skate Tip.




Copyright 2006 by Robert Burnson

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