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Video- Paris Friday Night Skate

Check out my video from the Friday Night Skate in Paris; 2008-07-11 Paris Friday Night Roller– watch below-

Canadian Championships Videos

I put together a few videos from the recent Canadian Championships-
2008-06-28 Harriston Canadian Championships
2008-06-29 to 30 Harriston Canadian Championships

NROC Rankings- Miller, Rice Lead After Badger Games

Here is the latest update on the NROC racing series- Miller, Rice Lead After Badger Games.

Adam Miller and Debbie Rice moved into first place in the National Roller Cup with strong performances in last week’s American Family Insurance-Badger Games Inline Marathon in Wisconsin.

USA Indoor Nationals

The USA Indoor Nationals are underway.

I heard that William Bowen broke Joey Mantia’s 1-lap record with a 9.75.

You can find some information and discussion here US Indoor Nationals July 13-18 and the event information page on USA Roller Sports

Click here for the schedule of events.

Aaron Arndt’s TBC

Here is Aaron Arndt‘s latest entry; To be completed….

I’m not in much of a hurry to fill this out.  Frankly it’s rather depressing.  But, I do think it’s the start of a good read.  I thought i would catagorize the future post into headings.  I started a race report like this for a few races, and it seemed cool to me.  Here goes for now

EGC’s Formula 44

Eric Gee Skates‘ latest post is called Formula 44. He shares some of the secrets, tips, and techniques of boot-making-

Plaster isn’t the easiest stuff in the world to work with.  I attended a cowboy boot making seminar last year and the speaker hated the stuff.  Cowboy boots are a little more involved and take many more hours to make compared to speed skates, but the technique and process isn’t all that different.  Where things differ is in how the last is sanded.  A cowboy boot needs to be larger than the foot in the instep area, otherwise you will not be able to put it on or take it off.  If the same rules were applied to a speed skating boot, the results would be disasterous.

Hamburg German Blade Challenge- Report & Results

The German Blade Challenge had its most recent stop in Hamburg. Kwinten Tas and Shaneen Howard Mclean were the winners.

You can find a report on Skate Podium and a report on the GBC website.

You should be able to dig up the results here including those of the men’s and women’s marathon.