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USA Roller Sports- 2009 Spring Banked Track Clinic- June 4-7, Florida

USA Roller Sports is holding its 2009 Spring Banked Track Clinic in Florida from June 4th to 7th- find details on the application form. You can read about the clinic and reactions here; Florida banked track clinic. The clinic will be run by Renee Hildebrandt.


Yann Guyader Switching To Freeskating?? Pictures- Free Skate Session With Yann Guyader- From François & Marie

Yann Guyader switching to freeskating?

François & Marie shared a photo gallery featuring Yann Guyader in a freeskate session.

Photo from François & Marie


Pictures- Pyrenea Cup Grenade & Championnat Régional Route Plaisance du Touch- From RollerSisters.com

RollerSisters.com shared photos from the two following events;

Photo from RollerSisters.com

Photo from RollerSisters.com

Anni Friesinger Injured

Germany’s Anni Friesinger was recently injured in training in Italy. Read the news (in German) here; Friesinger von Trainingsunfall zurückgeworfen.


Video- Kassel German Blade Challenge, Arena2009- From Skate-tv.de

This one’s a must-watch; check out Skate-tv.de’s video from the German Blade Challenge race held in Kassel.


You can also check out the Arena2009 video.


François-Louis Tremblay Injured- From Patinage De Vitesse Courte Piste

Canada’s François-Louis Tremblay, World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 500-meter silver medalist, recently injured his ankle while running. Read more (en Francais) here; François-Louis Tremblay se blesse à l’entraînement

En 11 ans de carrière, François-Louis Tremblay n’avait jamais subi de blessure sérieuse. Dans un sport à risque comme le patinage de vitesse courte piste, ça tenait presque du miracle. Il a fallu un simple jogging pour que sa bonne fortune l’abandonne.


Tania Vicent, 33, Training For 2010 Vancouver Olympics- Patinage De Vitesse Courte Piste

Here’s the latest from Patinage De Vitesse Courte Piste;

Tania Vicent, 33, training for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. “If you can do this when you’re older,” she says, “then nothing can stop you in life.”Photograph by: MARIE-FRANCE COALLIER, THE GAZETTE, The GazetteIt’s not often that an athlete wants to hear that their career has been going in circles for decades.

Read more here; ‘Grandma’ aims for fourth Games.