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$100 Million Sports Complex Coming To Laval, Quebec

Laval, a city just north of Montreal, will soon be the home to a $100 million multi sport faclilty featuring three skating rinks.

Read more from Patinage De Vitesse Courte Piste here; Un centre sportif de 100 millions à Laval.


Tremo Flex Treatment Demonstration- From Eis Blog

Eis Blog shared the following entry about Tremo Flex treatments; Tremo Flex Vorführung.

Photo from Eis Blog

Masters Speed Skating News- Updates Via FaceBook

The following is from Masters Speed Skating News‘ latest; UPDATE NOTIFICATIONS VIA FACEBOOK

Up to April 11, about 250 people were receiving an e-mail from advising when the blogs, Masters Speed Skating News and La Page des Patineurs de Vitesse Maitres, were updated.

Due to the security restrictions of my internet service provider designed to reduce the spread of SPAM, it is no longer possible to do this via rhanham@cogeco.ca.

From now on, e-mail notifications of blog updates will be sent from the Facebook group – Canadian Masters Speed Skaters / Patineurs de Vitesse Maitres du Canada. To receive these update notifications, you’ll need to join Facebook and/or join this Facebook group.

Stephen Gough- Short Track Coach- Inducted Into New Brunswick’s Sports Hall Of Fame

Speed Skating Canada congratulates short track speed skating coach Stephen Gough (Fredericton, NB), who was inducted to the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame last Saturday in his home province.

Read more here; SSC Short Track Coach Inducted to NB Sports Hall of Fame.


Video- Mittelrhein Inline Marathon- Koblenz

Check out the video from the Mittelrhein Inline Marathon; 5. Mittelrhein Inline Marathon 2009. I love the shot of everyone getting off the train with their skates-

Hamilton Beach Monthly Marathon This Saturday June

The Hamilton Beach Monthly Marathon is set for this Saturday, June 20th. This is the first in a series of fun, self-supported monthly marathons at Hamilton Beach Trail.

Read more here; Hamilton Beach Monthly Marathon This Saturday June.

Report- Shane Dobbin Conquers Dijon WIC/ FIC- From CadoMotus

Just before the start of the race sunny hot weather changed into rain. “This made the course extremely slippery”, Dobbin said after the race. “Even Storm Surge wheels made no difference anymore. It was a race for rain specialists again.”

Read the full report here; Shane Dobbin conquers Dijón.


Results- Dijon World Inline Cup/ French Inline Cup

All the results from this weekend’s Dijon World Inline Cup/ French Inline Cup can be found at Sport Up– click on ‘Roller’ in yellow at the top and select the results you want. You can view the top-10 finishers from a few different divisions thanks to Roller En Ligne.

Results- Ile-De-France Track Championships

Roller En Ligne shared results (download results) from the recent Ile de France track Championships.


Results, Pictures- Brno Nestle LifeInLine Tour

The NESTLÉ LifeInLine Tour Tour’s latest race was held yesterday in Brno-

Photo from NESTLÉ LifeInLine Tour

Photo from NESTLÉ LifeInLine Tour

Training Solo For Sprints- Ask Bill Begg!

Hi, Emiliano: As far as I’m concerned, 500 meters is the most important distance. If you don’t have a good 500 meters, you stand no chance of winning a bunch sprint in a big marathon, let alone, suceeding in sprint events.

Read the entire column; Training Solo for Sprints.


Olympic Inclusion- Crunch Time- Shortlist To Be Whittled Down In August

The four-year campaign for inclusion is almost over and, on Monday, the seven candidates vying for up to two slots on the Olympic programme have a final chance to convince the IOC of their suitability.

The bidding sports are baseball, golf, karate, rugby sevens, softball, squash and roller sports. This shortlist will be whittled down to two by the IOC’s executive board at a meeting on August 13 on the eve of the World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Read more here; Golf and sevens lead race for 2016 Olympics.