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This Weekend: Saturday- Trillium 10k Road, Sunday- RSO Series 400m Track & SSW Fundraising Drive

We have a full weekend of racing in Toronto with two different races- one on the road on Satuday and one on a 400-meter track on Sunday;

  • Saturday: Trillium 10k in Mount Forest- tons of great food, rumours of a new course, Il Peloton will be in attendance, 100% chance of rain, and 100% chance of fun! I’ll be driving there tomorrow morning at 6:45am.
  • Sunday: RSO Series #1 in Toronto- Mother’s day: bring your moms, 400-meter track, isolated showers, lots of racing with sprint, middle, and long distance races. I am helping to organize and set-up. If you can come as well, please do so 🙂
  • Sunday: 2009 SSW Fundraising Drive kicks-off

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Video- Rennes Sur Roller Report- From Orange Sport

Check out Orange Sports’ video report of the Rennes Sur Roulettes World Inline Cup. The video includes really cool over-head shots-

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More Ideas In Thread ‘How About A REAL Masters’ Championship’

The discussion continue in How about a REAL masters’ championship– lots of ideas surfacing-

Aw, Lars… true, you guys use numbered week up there: I had to find one of your calendars, hehe… Now, as much as I would love to have a large troupe of Danish ladies ’round here (I can paint their cheeks for free), I don’t think mid october is a good date, as there are still a few important races in that period, including the so-called “european masters champs” in Italy… just another lousy race, that is, but one that should oppose our project. I guess our best bet should be from end of october to end of november at the latest.

Pictures- Pays De La Loire Regional Championships (France)- From François & Marie

François & Marie shared a photo album with great pictures from last weekend’s Pays De La Loire (France) regional championships.

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Top Ten Reasons To Skate The Marathon Roller De Montreal

We all worked so hard on coming up with ideas for the following; Top Ten Reasons to Skate the Marathon Roller de Montreal. Read more here; Need Your Help with Top 10 List for Montreal.

I personally think that my # should have been included;

6- For only $15, you can line-up to give high-fives to Peter Doucet

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Pictures- Medemblik Landelijke Baan Competitie- From Tims ProSkateShots

Tims ProSkateShots shared lots of nice pictures from the recent Medemblik Landelijke Baan Competitie.

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Rowenna de Boer- photo from Tims ProSkateShots

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Sjoerd Huisman- photo from Tims ProSkateShots

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Crispijn Ariëns- photo from Tims ProSkateShots

No More 100-Meter Sprints In Long Track World Cups

According to Schaatsenzo.nl, the ISU has decided to no longer hold the 100-meter races in the Long Track Speed Skating World Cups. There is a greater risk of injuries, especially to hamstrings and groins.

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World Games- 10 Medals Up For Grabs, Schedule

Check out this link for a schedule of the upcoming World Games, which take place July 17th to the 19th in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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VH Speed Skating- Resources

Check out VH Speed Skating’s resource section for information on boot and skate fit.

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Results- Medemblik Landelijke Baan Competitie

Click here (and use the links below) to view the results from Medemblik in the Netherlands-

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Ice Blog- German Long Track A Team In Mallorca

Check out Ice Blog‘s latest entry from Mallorca, Spain; TL Mallorca – Zwischenbericht.

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Pictures- Heerde Skate Off- From Harm De Boer Fotografie

Harm de Boer Fotografie shared the following photo albums from last weekend’s Heerde Skate Off-

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Asianic Inline Cup- 2009 Dates & Updates

Remembering that to encourage participation by emerging nations in the WIC, the Incheon nKorea & Zuzhou China events carry the standard 125 points for the winner & first placed 50 skaters earn points, that make them eligible for the overal ASIANIC INLINE CUP.

Read more of the latest about the Asianic Inline Cup here.

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