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For the week of:
January 21-27, 2007

Jan. 22, 2007
Industry News
Cycle Company Heats Up Skinsuit Market
Champion System, a top maker of cycling clothing, is adding a line of skinsuits for inline speed teams. The New York-based company hopes to woo skaters by offering digital printing, unlimited fabric colors and low minimum orders (10).
Go to company web site.
Go to more Industry News

Jan. 23, 2007
We've Got a Winner!
Jeremy LaCivita weaves the first U.S. victory in European freestyle competition. UK champ Naomi Grigg tells the tale in her new Freestyler column.
Go to Naomi's column

Jan 24, 2007
Industry News
Air Gear Debuts Thursday
Yanked from YouTube for copyright infringement, Air Gear returns tomorrow as a video on demand television series. The Japanese anime follows the rise of a young hero who competes for fame and glory on motorized inline skates.
Go to announcement.
Watch Air Gear trailer.

Event News
24hrs Event Set for July
The popular 24hrs Inline is set for July 15-16 in Montreal. Eighty teams and 12 solo skaters competed last year to see who could skate furthest in 24 hours. To attract more solos, organizers have cut the entry fee in half.
Go to 2007 Event Calendar.
Read 2006 race report.
Go to event web site.

Jan. 25, 2007
Event News
Indoor Marathoning Rolls Into Third Year
Organizers have picked April 7 as the day for the third annual Metrodome Inline Marathon. The popular Minneapolis event, the world's only indoor skate marathon, is held on the upper concourse of the Metrodome sports stadium.
Go to announcement.
Go to 2006 event story.

Jan. 26, 2007
Skate Tip of the Week
How to Get Sponsored
Getting sponsored is not as simple as winning a few races. So how do you do it? ... Bont North America's Debbie Rice explains in this week's tip.
Go to Skate Tip.





Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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