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For the week of:
August 19-25, 2007

Sunday
Aug. 19, 2007
World Championships
Korea, Mantia on Fire!
joeymantia
Day Two of Worlds was another great one for South Korea and USA's Joey Mantia.

Planet Story

Racing News
Rain and Winners in St. Paul
jilleannes
Pro veteran Greg Major describes all the action at today's Saint Paul Inline Marathon.
Planet Story

World Championships
Colombia On Top
Despite the loss of two top skaters, the host nation leads medal count after first day of skating.

Medal Tally

Racing News
St. Paul Marathon
Men:
1.) Steve Robillard
2.) Jono Gorman
3.) Scott Bliss
Women:
1.) Jilleanne Rookard
2.) Kara Peterson
3.) Helen Havam
Early results

Monday
Aug. 20, 2007
World Championships
U.S. Women Strike Gold
w3000relays
U.S. women end their medal drought while Joey wins another and Colombia rolls on.
Planet Story (Updated with animated photo sequence)

Korea Moves on Up
South Korea nearly catches Colombia in the medal count while USA, despite Mantia, slips further behind.
Medal Chart

Tuesday
Aug. 21, 2007
Event News
Bounty on Women's Mark
Women get 10,000 reasons to break their not so incredible record in Duluth.
Planet Story
Discussion

The Mouse Roars
Disney makes it official and cancels the third largest inline marathon in North America.

Planet Story
Forum Discussion

World Championships
Jessica Smith Hurt
jessicasmith
U.S. star returns home after breaking collarbone in 1000 meters.

Linda Wood's report

Colombia Leads by One
With the track events over, Colombia holds a narrow lead over South Korea in the medal count.
Medal Chart

Wednesday
Aug. 22, 2007
World Championships
Colombia Back in Charge
wouters
The Red Machine rolls again while Mantia stumbles and Korea slows down.
Planet Story

Group Skates
Early Birds in Arizona
mapper
Beat the heat and get in shape at the early morning fitness skate in Buckeye, AZ.
Group Skate Mapper
Add Your Group Skate!

Thursday
Aug. 23, 2007
World Championships
Gold for Brittany

brittanypodium
USA's Brittany Bowe wins her first individual gold medal; teammate Joey Mantia collects his fifth.
Planet story

Rise and Shine
Colombia pulls ahead while South Korea hangs tough and Italy and USA fall further back.
Medal Chart

Friday
Aug. 24, 2007
World Championships
Two More for USA
joeymantia5000
With incredible hawks from Joey Mantia and Brittany Bowe, USA wins the final two road events in Cali.

Planet story

Skate Tip of the Week
Rx for Stinky Skates
stinky
Are your skates starting to smell like a New York City garbage strike? ... Tame those stinkers!
Skate Tip Archive

Saturday
Aug. 25, 2007
World Championships
Mantia Wins Final Gold
marathon72
USA's Joey Mantia holds off an Italian charge in the marathon to claim his seventh gold medal.
Planet story

 

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Copyright 2007 by Robert Burnson

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