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Vanderburg: Cross-training boosts results and reduces exercise boredom - Calgary Herald

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Thu Feb 15 2018 8:04am

Calgary Herald

Vanderburg: Cross-training boosts results and reduces exercise boredom
Calgary Herald
The primary fitness components are cardiovascular capacity, muscle strength and endurance and range of motion or flexibility. The secondary fitness components include balance, power, agility, co-ordination, speed and reaction time. To achieve all of ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

City of Marion wants to begin building new skate park - KCRG

Aggressive Skating - Thu Feb 15 2018 7:55am

KCRG

City of Marion wants to begin building new skate park
KCRG
Currently, the city of Marion is looking at putting the skate park near Butterfield Park, but it doesn't actually own the land. It leases the land from the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. As part of this new proposal, the church will have to sign ...

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Omega Has Technology Covered For Olympic Speedskating - SportTechie

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Feb 15 2018 7:13am

SportTechie

Omega Has Technology Covered For Olympic Speedskating
SportTechie
Like other timed sports, speedskating is decided often by mere fractions of a second. To amplify those photo finishes and minute details that can make or break a skater's time, Omega has technology at the Olympics in Pyeongchang. That technology ...

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Public asked to help design Sturtevant skate park - Journal Times

Aggressive Skating - Thu Feb 15 2018 7:04am

Journal Times

Public asked to help design Sturtevant skate park
Journal Times
Through the Grindline Foundation, Sheboygan, Wisconsin recently (last month) had a professionally designed, top of the line skatepark. It's doable. There is no reason to contract companies outside of skateboarding, or ask residents for input. The ...

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A skate park for Elma? - Montesano Vidette

Aggressive Skating - Thu Feb 15 2018 6:28am

A skate park for Elma?
Montesano Vidette
“Skateboarding is a lot of things — a sport, a hobby, a self-expression, and some even consider it an art,” skate park advocate Caleb Branton told the council during its Feb. 5 meeting. “Many skateboarders and people who are learning to skate look for ...

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[Olympics] And The Medal Results for Pairs Skating Are…. - Bleeding Cool News

Skating - Thu Feb 15 2018 12:52am

[Olympics] And The Medal Results for Pairs Skating Are….
Bleeding Cool News
The Olympics have been going in earnest for almost a week now, and the medals are starting to stack up for the various counties in events across the board. Three days ago the results of the team skate events were revealed after the competitions in Mens ...

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Speed Skating - Colombian skaters braced for bitter winds in ... - Channel NewsAsia

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Feb 15 2018 12:36am

Channel NewsAsia

Speed Skating - Colombian skaters braced for bitter winds in ...
Channel NewsAsia
GANGNEUNG, South Korea: Daytime temperatures in Gangneung have inched above freezing during the past few days but the two Colombian speed skaters competing in South Korea are now struggling to adapt to the buffeting winds sweeping over the picturesque ...

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Germany's Savchenko-Massot win pairs figure skating gold, China's Sui-Han win silver, Canada's Duhamel-Radford ... - FOXSports.com

Skating - Wed Feb 14 2018 11:40pm

Germany's Savchenko-Massot win pairs figure skating gold, China's Sui-Han win silver, Canada's Duhamel-Radford ...
FOXSports.com
Germany's Savchenko-Massot win pairs figure skating gold, China's Sui-Han win silver, Canada's Duhamel-Radford bronze. AP Feb 14, 2018 at 11:40p ET. 0. Shares. GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) Germany's Savchenko-Massot win pairs figure skating gold, China ...

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Former Executive Director of US speed skating shares memories of Olympic glory - WFLA

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Wed Feb 14 2018 11:19pm

WFLA

Former Executive Director of US speed skating shares memories of Olympic glory
WFLA
News Channel 8 introduces you to a former figure skater turned coach who went on to head one of speed skating's top organizations. In the process, had a hand in collecting nearly a dozen Olympic medals for the United States in Vancouver back in 2010 ...
(Olympics) Despite missing medal, speed skater Lee Seung-hoon still long-distance starYonhap News

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Skate park brought into the light - Pacific Daily News

Aggressive Skating - Wed Feb 14 2018 11:08pm

Pacific Daily News

Skate park brought into the light
Pacific Daily News
After nearly three years of waiting, Avery Tyquiengco is glad that the lights at the Dededo Skate Park have finally been replaced. In December of last year, local skaters pointed out the insufficient lighting left some areas almost totally dark ...

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Five buzz phrases we love to hate — and one to like - Financial Times

Rollerblading - Wed Feb 14 2018 11:01pm

Financial Times

Five buzz phrases we love to hate — and one to like
Financial Times
The workplace is supposed to be where we get things done. Today, however, it seems to be the last place you can be productive. There is a stream of management fads, fashions and buzzwords distracting us from our to-do lists. We have been invited to ...

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THE WHEEL THING: Rainier Roller Girls' next bout rolls into Southgate on Saturday - West Seattle Blog (blog)

Rollergirls - Wed Feb 14 2018 10:36pm

West Seattle Blog (blog)

THE WHEEL THING: Rainier Roller Girls' next bout rolls into Southgate on Saturday
West Seattle Blog (blog)
Southgate Roller Rink – right next door in White Center – has made our area a hotspot for roller derby, for all ages, not just spectators, but skaters. It's where the Rainier Roller Girls' new season is under way, with monthly “high-energy, all-ages ...

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Sen. Inouye to Host Sustainable Transportation Forum - Big Island Now

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Feb 14 2018 9:30pm

Sen. Inouye to Host Sustainable Transportation Forum
Big Island Now
Sen. Lorraine Inouye, Chair of the Senate Committee on Transportation, together with the Hawai'i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Deputy Director, Ed Sniffen, are hosting the next scheduled gathering of the Sustainable Transportation Forum. This ...

Fact check: commission candidates - Gainesville Sun

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Feb 14 2018 6:45pm

Gainesville Sun

Fact check: commission candidates
Gainesville Sun
Over the course of several political forums, Gainesville City Commission candidates have shared their opinions on some of the biggest issues facing the city, while also suggesting changes. At two of the most recent forums, the Business Community ...

Love on Ice: The Central Role of Skating in the Romantic Life of New York - WNYC

Skating - Wed Feb 14 2018 6:29pm

WNYC

Love on Ice: The Central Role of Skating in the Romantic Life of New York
WNYC
For long stretches of the city's history, couples could have been forgiven for wondering, "How, during the winter months, does anyone fall in love besides at a skating rink?" This was especially true in the Victorian Era, with its buttoned-down fashion ...

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Winter Olympics 2018: figure skating scoring explained for people who don't follow figure skating - Vox

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Wed Feb 14 2018 4:20pm

Vox

Winter Olympics 2018: figure skating scoring explained for people who don't follow figure skating
Vox
The only predictable thing about figure skating is that the sport is unpredictable. Every time a skater steps onto the ice, there's always a sense that something could go splendidly right or disastrously wrong — and we, as viewers, never know what we ...
Figure skating 101: Rules, scores and judging | NBC OlympicsNBC Olympics
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Answer the call of the mountains at Alpenglow Mountain Festival - Tahoe Weekly

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Feb 14 2018 3:02pm

Tahoe Weekly

Answer the call of the mountains at Alpenglow Mountain Festival
Tahoe Weekly
Alpenglow Sports Mountain Festival Winter returns from Feb. 17 to 25 featuring a nine-day celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demos, presentations, films and more. It explores some of the best activities the Tahoe ...

Olympic results 2018: Jorien ter Mors adds to Dutch speed skating haul with 1000m gold - SB Nation

Skating - Wed Feb 14 2018 1:36pm

SB Nation

Olympic results 2018: Jorien ter Mors adds to Dutch speed skating haul with 1000m gold
SB Nation
No nation takes long-track speed skating as seriously as the Netherlands, and that hard work is paying off at the 2018 Winter Olympics. On Valentine's Day, Dutch star Jorien ter Mors earned the third gold medal of her career with a record-setting ...
Speed skating: Dutch strike gold again as Ter Mors wins 1000mReuters

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Erin Jackson takes fast track to Olympic long track skating history - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Skating - Wed Feb 14 2018 1:01pm

McClatchy Washington Bureau

Erin Jackson takes fast track to Olympic long track skating history
McClatchy Washington Bureau
The only thing Erin Jackson hasn't been able to outrace on her 2018 Winter Olympic quest is illness. The history-making 25-year-old long track speedskater from Ocala, Florida, missed the Winter Games' opening ceremony last week after she caught a bug ...
Washington area's Maame Biney, Thomas Hong qualify for PyeongChang GamesWashington Post

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Side-by-side ATVs remain banned from Kawartha Rail Trail - mykawartha.com

Trails & Parks - Wed Feb 14 2018 12:23pm

mykawartha.com

Side-by-side ATVs remain banned from Kawartha Rail Trail
mykawartha.com
The Victoria Rail Trail Corridor is owned by the City of Kawartha Lakes and extends north-south for a total distance of 85 kilometres. As a former rain line, the trail links several communities including Bethany, Lindsay, Cameron, Fenelon Falls, Burnt ...

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