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For the week of:
Feb. 18-24, 2007

Feb. 20, 2007
Event News
100K on the Baltic Sea
Skate Bornholm (Aug. 12) has all the makings of a classic. The skaters race around Bornholm Island off the coast of Sweden. There's also a 42K.
Go to web site.
Go to Aug. Event Calendar.

Feb. 21, 2007
Event News
Rolling the White House
This year's Skate DC Weekend (May 11-13) includes group skates, a party and the Skate of the Union half marathon. All skates start at the White House. And it's all free.
Go to event web page.
Go to May Event Calendar.

Feb. 22, 2007
Product News
A New Road Champ?
Fresh from victory in Colombia, innovator MPC hopes to take the skate world by storm (rain or shine) with its new VT ("Variable Traction") road wheels.
Go to Planet story.

Event News
Detroit Marathon Adds Biathlon
The 2nd annual Wolverine Inline Marathon (May 26) will include a biathlon. Athletes will skate 42K, then cycle 200 miles.
Go to announcement.
Go to May Event Calendar.

Feb. 23, 2007
Skate Tip of the Week
Winning with Imagery
Don't wait until race time to decide how to cope with all those things that could happen. ... Alex Bont provides a step-by-step guide in this week's tip.
Go to Skate Tip.





Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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