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Video- Open Race- Besançon French Inline Cup- From Roller En Ligne

Roller En Ligne shared a video of the open race from the Besançon French Inline Cup.


Andrew Love- What Do You Misee When You’re Away From Speed Skating?

The revolving planets of life, work & childcare finally aligned and I am finally back on the ice & skating short track on my battered pair of SS Boots I call the “disco snails”.

Read more from Andrew Love here; Back in the saddle.


Lommers’ Situation- Update After Disciplinary Case

To keep up with what’s going on with the Wesley Lommers, use the following links;

Lommers tried at first to prevent the disciplinary case, on the basis of illegally obtained evidence, but last Tuesday, the judge made him in an interim order unsuccessful against the KNSB and dit put him in the wrong, but made reservations about the illegality to be upheld in the disciplinary hearings.

During the disciplinary case was Lommers Wednesday still trying to prove that the evidence against him in awas obtained in a unlawful and is contrary to the Privacy Act. “We had a civilized meeting ” found Hellingman. “The Disciplinary Committee (3 judges and 2 Secr.) found the case very interesting and was/ wanted to be well informed about the specifics and asked very good questions.”

The decision of the disciplinary committee in a 4 to 8 weeks.


Jorge Botero Joins Powerslide/Matter

This came today from Joseph Hanna:

“Jorge Botero, three times world champion and Colombian Legend has joined the POWERSLIDE/MATTER FORCE!

As of June 1, 2009 Jorge Botero has officially signed with Powerslide as the SALES AND MARKETING DIRECTOR FOR THE USA. He will be overlooking sales, marketing, product development and Team Management for the USA.

Read more here; Jorge Botero Joins Powerslide/Matter.


Results, Reports- Koblenz German Inline Cup

The German Inline Cup made a stop last weekend in Koblenz-

On complete wet roads along the beautiful Rhein River some of the best skaters in the world were fighting for points in the German Inline Cup this after noon. The favourites for the race were the German Powerslide Phusion Team and the International Powerslide Matter Team who started almost complete in the race.

1- Sabine Berg
2- Katja Ulbrich
3- Jana Gegner
4- Tina Strüver
5- Karin Widmer

1- Juan Nayib Tobon
2- Alexander Bastidas
3- Alexis Contin
4- Felix Rijhnen
5- Giacomo Cuncu

Photo by Jörg Dietrich

Video- Skating Behind The Mirror Bus- Diego Rosero, Nicolas Iten, & Martinh Hanggi

Ok, so this is a great great way to improve your technique…

This video is from Experts in SpeedSpiegelbus Diego Rosero Rollerblade World.

Picks For USA Indoor & Outdoor Nationals

OK, board is a little slow so let’s stir the pot!!! Let’s have it….PICKS for Nats!!!

OK, the board seems a little slow, so time to stir the pot. Let’s have your picks for World Team this year, JWC and SWC, men and ladies.

Results, Report, Pictures- Italian Inline Powerslide Cup- Pordenone

You can use the links below for everything you neeed & want to find out about last weekend’s Italian Inline Powerslide Cup held in Pordenone-

1- Stefano Galliazzo
2- Francesco Zangarini
3- Luca Presti
4- Daniele Di Dio Trebastoni
5-Alessandro Gherardi

1- Laura Lardani
2- Simona Di Eugenio
3- Martina Taruscia
4- Silvia Arzuffi
5- Valentina Cantu

Photo from Sport Italia S.r.l.

Bont Will Be At The Upcoming 24 Heures Du Mans

Thanks to Roller En Ligne, we now know that Bont will field a team at the upcoming 24 Heures Du Mans

Bill Begg vient de nous transmettre la composition de l’équipe Bont qui participera aux 24 Heures du Mans 2009. Autant vous dire qu’ils viennent avec l’intention de gagner ! On trouvera donc : Wayne Begg, Ben Alchin, Guillermo Trinaroli, Aaron Arnt, Livio Wenger pour les majeurs et Rueben Martinez, ainsi que les patineurs sud américains de Bont Alfredro et Alvarez. Deux patineurs supplémentaires devraient également faire le déplacement.