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For the week of:
January 1-6, 2007

Feb. 12, 2007
Racing News
Allround Disappointment ... Mystery
chadsA year after his triumphs at the Winter Olympics, Chad Hedrick becomes an "also ran" at the Allround ice speed skating championships.
Go to Planet story.

Feb. 13, 2007
Racing News
Bont, Hyper Make Joint Bid for World Cup Glory
The champion Fila team of 2004 and 2005, which became the champion Salomon team of 2006, will reemerge next week as the Bont-Hyper team. The team's core remains the same: brothers Max and Luca Presti, Luca Saggiorato and Francesco Zangarini.
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Skate Travel
Adventures for the Soul
zephyrZephyr is offering eight guided skate tours this year, including the Netherlands and Switzerland. The well-planned tours follow scenic trails and stop at charming hotels and inns.
Go to Zephyr web site.
Go to Skate Travel.

Industry News
Powerslide: Back in USA
pwerslidebootGerman skate maker Powerslide has a new U.S. distributor (Bobby Brewster) and web site. Powerslide and former U.S. distributor Luigino parted ways last year.
Go to announcement.
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Feb. 14, 2007
Industry News
Inline's 'Field of Dreams'?
Inline skating would be part of the mix at the planned $9 billion City of Sports resort and casino in Las Vegas.
Go to Planet story.

Event News
The Lake Buena Vista Skate Club is organizing a group skate and party on the Friday night (March 30) before the Disney World Inline Marathon.
Go to event web site.
Go to March Event Calendar.

Feb. 16, 2007
Skate Tip of the Week
Don't Let the Winter Slow You Down!
Winter is the perfect time to polish form and build core strength ... Former national champion Pat Creveling explains how in this week's tip.
Go to Skate Tip.
Go to Skate Tip Archive.

Event News
Metrodome Marathon Gets New Date
A scheduling conflict at the Minneapolis stadium has pushed back the indoor marathon by two weeks. The new date is April 21.
Go to announcement.
Go to April Event Calendar.




Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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