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For the week of:
January 7-13, 2007

Jan. 10, 2007
Skate Adventure
Skating Ancient Xi'an
Skate legend Eddy Matzger visits the terra cotta warriors, skates the wall and tells the tale of an ancient (and skate-friendly) city.
Go to Planet story.

Jan. 11, 2007
Industry News
Ice Season Meltdown!
Global warming is playing havoc with the outdoor ice skating season. In fact, one long-standing event is even considering a switch to inline.
Go to Planet story.

Event News
Marathon Set for Ohio
The Buckeye State is back on the event calendar this year with the new Columbia Station Inline Marathon outside Cleveland. The event (May 13) will include a half and full marathon.

Go to 2007 Event Calendar.

Jan. 12, 2007
Skate Tip of the Week
Tea Time for Smelly Skates
"Sometimes the smell gets too rude for even my own sniffer!" says Eddy Matzger. So what does he do? ... Find out in this week's skate tip.
Go to Skate Tip.

Event News
Mardi Gras Marathon Canceled
Organizational problems have scuttled this year's Mardi Gras Skate Marathon (Feb. 17) in Lafayette, LA. Full refunds will be provided to registered skaters. "I'm extremely disappointed," said organizer Peggy Chiasson, "but we will have to reschedule the event for 2008."
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Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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