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 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.
Friday March 9, 2007 Skate Tip of the Week Eat Right to Maximize Your Workout 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