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March 4-10, 2007

Monday
March 5, 2007
Skate Bytes
Can Do Canadians!: Not content to wait for hell to freeze over, the Vancouver Torrent speed team is organizing an effort to turn an old auto raceway into an inline skate track. ... New Team in Ohio: National Champion John Monaghan is forming a new speed team at Ohio Skate in Toledo. ... Skating With Grizzlies: Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming will be open to inline skaters and cyclists during the month of April.

Tuesday
March 6, 2007
Skaters in the News
Hyper Skater Hurt in Crash
darrenkauffman
Newly signed Hyper team member Darren Kauffman was seriously injured Sunday in an auto accident. The 19-year-old from Waynesboro, NJ, suffered a broken back, collapsed lung and other injuries. He is a former member of the U.S. Junior World Team.
More info on Hyper Board.

Skate Law
Knee Jerk Ordinance
It's the same old story, just a different town: Skateboarders in Ralston, OK, practice their stunts downtown. That irritates business owners, who say the kids damage their property. In response, the town is considering a law banning all skating, including inline, downtown.
Go to Recorder story.
Read about similar cases.

Wednesday
March 7, 2007
Review
Matter's Indoor Roll Monsters
yellowgshockMatter G-Shock wheels provide indoor skaters with plenty of speed — along with the confidence to use it.

Go to Planet review.
Go to more reviews.

Thursday
March 8, 2007
Skaters in the News
Hedrick Falls Hard in Salt Lake
Former inline champ Chad Hedrick struggled during the first day of the Single Distance World Championships, hitting the ice hard in the 5000m.
Debbie Rice's report

Event News
Half Marathon for Ottawa
This year's Minto Run for Reach (April 15) will include an inline half marathon.

Event web site
April Event Calendar

Hills and Thrills 2007
Pittsburgh's annual weekend skate party returns this year on June 1-3.
Event web site
June Event Calendar

Friday
March 9, 2007
Skate Tip of the Week
Eat Right to Maximize Your Workout
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It's not just what you eat — although that's important — it's when you eat it. ... Personal trainer Westy Bell sets the table in this week's tip.
Skate Tip

 

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Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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