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For the week of:
December 10-16, 2006

Dec. 11, 2006
Racing News
Inliner Wins Gold
Canadian Olivier Jean — and other past and present inline skaters — find success on the ice in Montreal.
Go to Planet story.

Dec. 12, 2006
Holiday Gifts
You Look Marvelous!
Not sure what to get that skater on your list? ... Buy them an Asso jersey and you may have a hard time letting go!
Go to Planet story.

Dec. 13, 2006
Event News
Rolling into Mainstream
Organizers of the big annual asthma bike tour in Maryland have adjusted the event's name to reflect the growing contribution of skaters. It is now the Chesapeake Bay Asthma Ride Bike Tour & Inline Roll (June 1-3). ... Way to go, skaters!
Go to more info.

Moving on Up
SmithAtlanta is grappling with the transition from 80 to 100mm wheels. Pronation is a problem — and he even fell once. But nonetheless, he's "really liking" his new K2 Longmounts.
Go to his review.

Dec. 14, 2006
Industry News
Rink Faces Wrecking Ball
Skaters and school kids in Hartland, Wisc., are lamenting plans for the demolition of their local roller rink.
Go to Planet story.

Skaters in the News
Rolling Out New Skaters
Students at an Indiana grade school were enthusiastic about their recent five days of skate instruction. "As anyone can see, rollerblading has made the students more active," a teacher said
. "This is a way to get fit kids."
Go to newspaper story.
Go to Skate in School site.

Dec. 15, 2006
Skate Tip of the Week
Training Express!
How do you pay the bills, take care of the kids, do the grocery shopping and stay in shape? ... Bont's Debbie Rice (the fastest woman ever on inline skates) explains how in this week's tip.
Go to Skate Tip.

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Copyright 2006 by Robert Burnson

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