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For the week of:
January 14-20, 2007

Jan. 16, 2007
Planet News
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Event News
Napa Pushed Back One Week
A scheduling conflict has pushed back the date for the 2007 Napa Valley Inline Marathon. The new date is July 15.

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Event News
Houston Marathon Taking Shape
Organizers have locked in a date (Nov. 3-4) and racecourse (downtown) for the inaugural Houston Inline Marathon.
Go to announcement.

Jan. 17, 2007
Event News
The Push Is On
California skaters are trying to drum up support for the Ride It Like You Stole It Criterium (Jan. 28) in Dominguez Hills. A big skater turnout there could lead to the start of a full inline series.
Go to more info.

Skaters in the News
Sometimes Nice Guys Do Finish First!
The United States Olympic Committee has named Joey Cheek its SportsMan of the Year. The former inline skater won gold at the 2006 Olympics and caught the world's attention when he donated his winnings to charity.
Go to announcement.
Go to Skaters in the News.

Jan. 18, 2007
Event News
Fill 'er Up!
The 2007 Event Calendar is filling out nicely. Here are the latest additions: the Florida Banked Track Clinic (March 29), the Great Race (May 27-28), Outdoor Nationals (June 1-7), and Road America (June 2).
Go to Event Calendar.
Put your event on the map!

Where to Skate
Recreational Asphalt For Rochester?
The city of Rochester, NY, is considering closing half of the Inner Loop freeway on Sundays and opening it to runners, cyclists and skaters.
Go to Chronicle story.

Help a
Returning Skater
After 10 years off skates, "Markarm919" from Georgia is looking for some advice to help him get back in shape.
Go to his post.

Jan. 19, 2007
Skate Tip of the Week
Stretch for Success!
It may not be as fun as skating, but it helps prevent injuries and improve technique. ... Ultra-distance champ Kim Perkins outlines two great stretches in this week's tip.
Go to Skate Tip.




Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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