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For the week of:
July 1-7, 2007

July 2, 2007
Route Map Resurrection!
The Skate Route Mapper is back in business today after several days of technical issues.
(Works best with Firefox.)
Map Your Skate Routes

Flying Skates in San Diego
The Rockin' Summer Classic (Aug. 25) will include a time trial, sprint tournament and longer races, all on a 333-meter velodrome.
More info

On the Forum
What Gives?
Young skaters on Big Wheels are slashing speed records in shorter distances, but the longer events still belong to the generation of Hedrick and Ezzell.
Join Discussion

July 3, 2007
Ask Bill Begg!
Speed or Marathon Skates?
Coach Begg answers your questions about what skates to buy, ankle pain and wedges.
Bill's Column
Ask Bill Begg! Archive

Inline Added to Asian Games
Roller sports will be part of the Asian Games — for the first time — in Guangzhou, China in 2010.
List of 41 officials sports

Helmet Law Takes Effect
New law in New Mexico requires kids on skates, bikes, scooters and skateboards to wear head protection.
More info

July 5, 2007
Night Rolling in Spain
Among the new additions to the Group Skate Mapper is the popular Friday Night Skate in Barcelona.
Group Skate Mapper
Add Your Group Skate!

July 6, 2007
Skate Tip of the Week
Finding Your Edges
Kathy McSparran unlocks one of the mysteries of inline skating and gets you on your outside edges ... finally!
Skate Tip

Olympic Opening?
New rules could ease entry into the Olympics ... Then again, maybe not.
Planet story

Roller Dance in NYC
richiconDance master Richard Humphrey leads two workshops next weekend (July 14 & 15) in Central Park.
More info





Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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