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How to Choose Your Skates?

Esthetics set aside — being a very personal criterion —, choosing a pair of skates, inlines or quads, lies on many objective criteria, varying according to several parameters: type of practice, intensity of use, level of skating, budget. Online-Skating.com browses the key points that should help you make your choice...

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Shane and Kalon Dobbin (NZL), founders of Arma Racing

Interview with Shane and Kalon Dobbin, former inline speed-skating World Champions, about the brand Arma Racing, founded in 2014.

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Trekking: Safety instructions for open road skating

The network of cycle ways and eco friendly ways is not homogeneous in France. Lots of skaters unavoidably end up going on the roads. Skating on roads requires a good number of precautions, which are simple but vital for your safety.

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Precautions to take while skating by cold weather

We have already proposed some articles relative to the skating by warm or rainy weather, then here is a "burning" subject for the season : skating by cold weather! Online-skating.com proposes you some craftiness to practice in optimal conditions...

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Chiropody helps for making custom boots

Every one has particular feet, due to single and specific morphology. Most of skaters have to accommodate with it when choosing a pair of roller skates. This paper is devoted by REL to the benefits and help of chiropody concerning custom carbon fiber boots...

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Review of the first edition of the Paris Rollers Marathon with the organizer Tony Mogis

The REL team met Tony Mogis, the organizer of the Paris Rollers Marathon 2017 and creator of the 24-hour Le Mans race, to capture his first impressions of this first edition.

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Reviewing The XX2i Hawaii1 Sunglasses

The Hawaii1 sunglasses are one of many models made by the company XX2i optics. The glasses' sleek design, effective performance, and aesthetic qualities have rendered them a constant presence in the athletic and skating world. Here is how they function from a speed skaters perspective.

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Brands that made history of inline skating: Roces

Roces was born in Montebelluna, not far from Venice (Italy): from ski boots, over ice skates to inline skates. Review of a 65 year long history...

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Testing the Infinity Plus 125 DD Wheels by Powerslide

The OLS Team has just tested a set of Dual Density Infinity Plus 125 DD wheels by Powerslide: here is our feedback...

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Reviewing The Rudy Project "Sterling" Helmet

Rudy Project is a company that has created and sells many different styles and models of helmets. The "Sterling" model is the one most popular amongst American speed skaters. Its sleek design and range of features make it a top selling helmet for many who speed skate.

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Medal ranking at the 2017 European Speed Skating Championship

Ten nations collected medals in Lagos, Portugal, at the 2017 European Speed Skating Championship. Let's compare with last year's results...

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Interview: Erika Zanetti (Italy) ends her sports career

Erika Zanetti has shined in the world of international speed skating for many years. The Italian sprinter sponsored by Powerslide has decided to hang up her skates. Interview…

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Beginner's Guide to the 24 Hours of Le Mans Roller

With over 100.000 participants since their creation, counting all editions, the 24 Hours of Le Mans Roller gather each year thousands of skaters, beginners and pros. If you've never taken part in the event, here are a few useful tips...

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2017 Dijon Skating Marathon: Powerslide's Heavy Blow

The 2017 Skating Marathon of Dijon lived up to its reputation with races at very high pace, in both men's and women's categories. Ewen Fernandez and Bart Swings crushed the race with their breakaway, and Chloé Geoffroy caused a stir at the sprint in the women's.

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Visiting the World Roller Museum in Nanjing, China

While visiting the facilities of the next Roller Games in Nanjing, we had the opportunity of visiting the FIRS World Roller Museum, which opened for the Speed Skating World Championships in September 2016...

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Indoor Speed Skating: the rules, technique, and races

Of the three main disciplines of inline speed skating: road, track, and indoor, indoor is the most popular one in the United States (where I am from). There are many differences between indoor and track, or road, and the way the skaters skate, the rules, and the race types are all unique, and always make for a fun time skating.

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10 Tips to Skate Over Trouble at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Roller

Every year, the 24 Hours of Le Mans Roller gather thousands of skaters coming from France, Europe, and the world. The Le Mans adventure is accessible to all, as long as you know the basics of skating. Tips for newbies...

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Recap on the 2017 Three Tracks Trophy

The 31st edition of the Three Tracks Trophy took place in excellent weather conditions during the Easter weekend. The last races in Gujan were won by Nolan Beddiaf (EO Skates) and Colombian Fabriana Arias Perez (Club Paen)...

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Guided Tour of the 2017 Roller Games Facilities in Nanjing, China (1/3)

The Annual General Ordinary Congress of the FIRS took place on March 11th, 2017, in Nanjing. The participants had the opportunity to visit the facilities of the next Roller Games. The OLS Team was there and presents you a preview showing of the facilities that will host the events of Rink Hockey, Roller Hockey, Speed Skating and Freestyle Slalom...

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Testing the Speed Skating Powerblade 125 3WD Skate by Rollerblade

Rollerblade has entered the market of big diameter speed skates with its key-model, the Powerblade 125 3WD, which is, as mentioned in the name, a 3x125 mm skate. Analyze...

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Interview with Laethisia Shimek (Germany) - member of Powerslide Matter World Team

Laethisia Shimek (Team Powerslide Matter) got a bronze medal during the 2016 World Inline Speed Skating Championships in Nanjing (China). Her next goals: the 2016 World Games in Poland and the Roller Games in China. Portrait...

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Test of the Cadomotus DualBox®5 3x125mm frame

In 2016 Cadomotus produced a new inline speed skating frame called DualBox 5. Thierry Feutrier did some testing with it and tells us here what he found out...

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How to clean and take care of your bearings?

As an essential part of your skates’ performance, your bearings have to be closely looked after. You don’t always necessarily have to dismantle them. But if this is the only option left, here are a couple of tips to do your best.

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Comparison of 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frames

Powerslide, Flyke, Cadomotus, Bont, Rollerblade, EOSkates... There are more and more 3x125 mm frame models on the market, and we thought it was time to browse the various forces involved, and compare the existing speed skating frame models...

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Nations that dominate inline speedskating

You can hardly talk about inline speedskating without mentioning the Colombian national team. Pascal Briand, ex-world champion, explains this domination...

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Testing the Flyke Neutrino 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frames

Thierry Feutrier and David Detrau had the opportunity to test the Flyke Neutrino 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frames during their training camp in Geisingen. Here are their feedbacks...

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Testing the MPC Big Black Magic 125 mm Speed Skating Wheels

Here is our test of the MPC Big Black Magic 125 mm Speed Skating Wheels, in X-Firm and XX-Firm hardnesses, a model rather designed for marathon skating. Feelings...

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2016 World Inline Speed Skating Championships: overall nation ranking

The 2016 World Inline Speed Skating Championship was held in Nanjing (China) from september 10 to 18. Overview of the nations medal ranking...

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World Championships Inline Speed Skating: the Marathon closes the edition 2016

After 8 days of competitions on track and road the world championships Inline Speed Skating 2016 is coming to an end. About the last race...

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World Championships Inline Speed Skating 2016: Results day 2 of the road competitions

The rain had been announced for several days at the World Championships 2016 in Inline Speed Skating ...and it has not missed its appearance. The competitions on Day 2 were held under heavy rain....

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World Championships Inline Speed Skating 2016: First day of road racing

The road competitions of the World Championships 2016 Inline Speed Skating will be held in the surrounding area of the Olympic Park, not far from downtown Nanjing. On the program: the 100m and the long distance races (though not all)...

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World Championships Inline Speed Skating 2016: last day of track racing

The last day of the track competitions of the World Championships in Inline Speed Skating 2016 was full of ups and downs. Tomorrow the skaters will compete on the road in the downtown of Nanjing. Mid-term review ....

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World Championships Inline Speed Skating 2016: Day 2 of track racing

The second day of the World Championships in Nanjing (China) offered a full program and a lot of emotions. The points/ elimination race of the Senior Men caused the biggest emotion, as well as the decision of the jury to restart the race.

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World Championships Inline Speed Skating 2016: Results day 1 on the track in Nanjing (China)

It's no surprise that the Colombians mostly dominated the first day of the World Championships 2016. However, some other nations have won medals...

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Speed-skating 2016 Worlds of Speed Skating: Senior men's long distance races pronostics

Only 2 days before the beginning of the 2016 World Inline Speed Skating Championships in Nanjing (China). Here are the senior men's long distance races pronostics by Scott Arlidge...

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2016 Worlds of Speed Skating: Senior Women's long distance pronostics

Third article by Scott Arlidge (NZL) about the 2016 World Inline Speed Skating Championships. This time, the former World Champion proposes his pronostics for the long distance races on the track and on the road of Nanjing (China).

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2016 Worlds of Speed Skating: Senior Men's sprinting pronostics

Second article by former World Champion Scott Arlidge (New-Zealand) about the upcoming 2016 World Inline Speed Skating Championships. Here are the Senior Men's sprinting pronostics

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2016 Worlds of Speed Skating: Senior women's sprinting pronostics

First up in a series of event previews we will focus on the sprint events for senior women at the upcoming 2016 inline speed skating world championships. These medal positions are a little like a lottery, so if I do well then I'm off to buy a ticket, but since it's sport, anything can happen!

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Speed-skating and shaved legs

Like in bike and swim sport, most of speed skaters shave their legs. And we're not only talking about women! The leg hair removal is used for hygienic or functional reasons. Let's discover the various solutions to do it correctly...

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Interview with Sandrine Tas (Belgium)

Sandrine Tas (Powerslide Matter World Team) got most of the medals of Belgium during the last European Roller Speed Skating Championships in Heerde (Netherlands). We wanted to know a little bit more about her. Interview...

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Why 3 Wheel skates do have such a golden future

Everyone could notice a multiplication of three wheel skates on the market. Every big brand has now produced new skates in all different kinds of skating, like Slalom, fitness, speed-skating and even inline hockey. But what is the real secret behind that configuration? Analyse...

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2016 European Championships of Speed Skating: Medals

The 2016 Speed Skating European Championships took place in Heerde, Netherlands. Here are a few figures at the end of the track and road races and of the marathon...

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2016 24H Le Mans: The race of Antoine Lesavre, winner of the men's solo category

Even the elite skaters lack superlatives to qualify the breathtaking feat of Antoile Lesavre, the winner of the 2016 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Roller, with 611 km, an incredible number that the skater of the PUC Roller Club reached with his unbreakable mindset. Story...

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Testing the Bont / MPC Red Magic Hardcore 125 mm Wheels

Bont has been working in partnership with MPC for many years. The Australian brand has just released a brand new model of 125 mm wheel with aluminum hub. We could test a set and here are our impressions...

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Results of the Races of 2016 Rennes sur Roulettes

The Breton capital hosted the 34th edition of Rennes sur Roulettes. Bart Swings won the men's race for the 3rd time and Maëlann Le Roux caused a stir in the women's category...

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Testing the 110 mm MPC Turbo Training Speed Skating Wheels

The OLS team has tested for you a set of MPC Turbo Training speed skating wheels, a dual density wheel at a reasonable price...

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Testing the Vi Alu 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frame by Powerslide

The OLS team goes on with the testing of 3x125 mm speed skating frames. This time, we're focusing on the Powerslide Vi Alu...

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Portrait of Speed Skater Francesca Lollobrigida

Italian Francesca Lollobrigida leads a double career, both on wheels and ice. She's part of the most decorated skaters in Europe. In 2016, she enters the Cadomotus team. Portrait...

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Testing the CR7 Drive hypotonic drink by Herbalife

Online-Skating is testing today the CR7 Drive hypotonic drink by the well-known brand Herbalife. It is destined to endurance sports, like skating...

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Testing the FlipBelt sports belt

You don't always have pockets to carry the few accessories you need. Back in time you would go for pockets in the back, now there's also a new alternative with the FlipBelt. Testing...

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Tip: Neoprene shoe covers

When you practice in difficult weather conditions, rain can drastically deteriorate your skate boots. Using shoe covers is an efficient solution at a moderate price...

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Testing the Powerslide Triple X 3x125 mm Speed Skating Frame

The FIRS has just authorized the use of 3x125 mm frames (and wheels) on marathons, for junior, senior and master categories. This set-up is spreading little by little amongst long distance competitors and lovers. We got hold of Powerslide's latest creation: the Triple X 3x125 mm frame. Feedbacks...

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Tips to skate in the winter-time

Winter has come, with its rain and its biting cold. Skating is at the mercy of bad weather. Here are a few solutions in order to skate in the winter-time with total peace of mind...

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The supporting foot pushes: the keys to pushing with Christophe Audoire

The supporting foot pushes. This gimmick highlights a simple principle to improve your push in speed skating. Christophe Audoire explains in a few videos how to skate more efficiently...

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Presentation of the 2016 Powerslide Collections (1/2)

Wintertime is the occasion to take a look at the skate models about to be released in the spring. Powerslide is one of the most dynamic brands on the market, offering a wide variety of models. Here are the speed and fitness models of 2016...

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Recap of the 2015 Worlds of Speed Skating

The 2015 edition of the World Championships of Speed Skating came to an end last Sunday in the streets of Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei. 41 national delegations made the trip for the event. Let's compare the results of 2014 and 2015...

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2015 Worlds of Speed Skating - Lap circuits and relays closing the road competitions

The road competitions of the world championships of speed skating came to an end today with the lap circuits and the relays. Tomorrow will be dedicated to marathon...

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2015 Worlds of Speed Skating: first Day on Road - Long Distance Races

The junior point races and the senior elimination races were scheduled on the first day on road of the world championships of speed skating...

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100 m on skates: Close to track and field times?

100 m skating races were introduced to give a more attractive dimension to the discipline, in order for novices to understand the proceedings of the race, but also to make comparisons with track and field. Let's have a look at the times...

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2015 Worlds of Speed Skating in Kaohsiung (Chinese Taipei) - 3rd Day - Sprints

On the 2nd day of the 2015 Worlds of Speed Skating, the juniors competed on 500 m and the seniors on 1000 m. The program of the last day on track was the opposite, with the senior 500 m and the junior 1000 m. Results...

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2015 Worlds of Speed Skating : The relays, last races on track

The last day on the Track of Kaohsiung at the 2015 World Championship of Speed Skating saw the Koreans win 3 races out of 4. The last team title goes to Chinese Taipei. A great success for Asia...

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2015 Worlds of Speed Skating in Kaohsiung: 2nd Day - Long Distance Races

The schedule of the second day at the 2015 World Championship of Speed Skating was heavy, with the sprints and long distance competitions. Results of the Junior elimination races and the Senior point and elimination races...

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2015 Worlds of Speed Skating in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei - 1st day - Results of the Point & Elimination Races

The first day of competition at the 2015 World Championships of Speed Skating finished with the point and elimination races for all categories...

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2015 Worlds of Speed Skating in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei - 1st day - Results of the 300 m

The first day of competition at the 2015 World Championships of Speed Skating started with the 300 m races...

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Present and absent nations at the 2015 Worlds of Speed Skating

41 nations take part in the 2015 World Championships of Speed Skating in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, versus 33 at the 2014 Worlds in Rosario, Argentina. The 2015 Worlds promise to be more international than last year...

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MPC PM XT-02 speed skating wheel test

We got hold of a set of MPC PM XT-02 110 mm speed skating wheels. This speed skating model is made by the American company MPC, in collaboration with X-Tech. Here are our impressions...

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2015 Skating Marathon of Berlin: The edition of superlatives

Once more, the Skating Marathon of Berlin broke all records: the greatest number of participants in the world with 5.585 skaters at the start, and a cannonball time of 56'48 on the finish line by Bart Swing, who won his 3rd edition in a row...

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History of the Skating Marathon of Berlin

With the upcoming 2015 edition of the Skating Marathon of Berlin, we wanted to trace history fragments of the biggest skate race in the world, since its opening to skating in 1997 until today...

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The History of Skating from 1760 till Today

OLS publishes an overview of the history of skating, from the creation of the first inline skates to traditional skates through ‘cycle-skates’. Let’s pay tribute to one of the few skate historians, Sam Nieswizski, the author of 'Rollermania' (1991), that remains the key reference in the history of skating through the ages…

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Flanders Grand Prix 2015

The 48th edition of the Flanders Grand Prix took place from August 14th to 16th, 2015 in Oostende, Belgium. The local skaters, Bart Swings and Sandrine Tas, imposed themselves at the general ranking. Summary of the event...

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The FIRS, the International Federation of Roller Sports: From its origins to our time

The bodies ruling roller sports at national or international levels often seem far and their task unclear to us. Let's take a look into the history and the role of the FIRS to know more about it...

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Testing the Nordic Skating Gloves by Powerslide

Looking for thin and light gloves for speed skating in the summertime, we found a pair of nordic skating gloves at Pierre Qui Roule, a shop in Bordeaux. Here are our impressions...

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Testing the 125 mm RollX XDual Wheel

The market of 125 mm speed skating wheels is expending rapidly, month after month, with more and more new models. RollX strikes hard in releasing a new model that is as light as a 110 mm wheel. Verdict...

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Interview with Alexander Bont

Bont was founded in 1975. The Australian brand celebrates its 40th anniversary. We met Alexander Bont to learn more about the past ant the future of Bont...

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Overabundance of titles: Is speed skating shooting itself in the foot?

The economist Arthur Laffer used to say: 'Too much tax kills tax' a maxim widely used and altered every day by many of our contemporaries... Couldn't this slogan be applied to speed skating: 'Too many titles kill titles'? Analysis...

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2015 European Championships of Speed Skating: The Relays close the road competitions

Sunday morning was dedicated to the relays, the ultimate races before the marathons, at the 2015 European Championships of Speed Skating. An intense day to make up for the delays of the previous day. Results...

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2015 European Championships of Speed Skating: Second to Last Day on Road

Ultimate day on the road circuit before the marathons at the 2015 European Championships of Speed Skating. The skaters compete in the 500 m series before the point races and relays. Results...

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2015 European Championships of Speed Skating: 1st Day On Road

After a short transition break between Wörgl and Innsbruck, the 2015 European Championships of Speed Skating resumed this morning with the 200 m and the point races. Results of this first day on road...

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2015 European Championships of Speed Skating: Mid-event medal stock taking

The first part of the 2015 European Championships came to an end this morning on the track of Wörgl, Austria. It is the occasion to take stock on the medal ranking...

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2015 European Championships of Speed Skating: 3rd Day On Track

Last day of competition on track at the 2015 European Championships of Speed Skating. Make way for the 1000 m finals and the relays! Results of the races...

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2015 European Championships of Speed Skating: 2nd Day On Track

Most of the 2nd day of competition at the 2015 European Championships of Speed Skating was dedicated to the 500 m series. The finals, that took place in the late afternoon, were then followed by the elimination races...

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2015 European Championships of Speed Skating: First Day On Track

After the impressive thunderstorms of the opening ceremony, the 2015 European Championships of Speed Skating started under good conditions in Wörgl, Austria, with the 300 m and the point and elimination races. Back on the first day of competition...

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Testing the EOSkates 3x125 mm Frames

The 3x125 mm is on a roll in speed and long distance skating. After Powerslide, It's EOSkates' turn to take up the segment in launching a range of 3 frames of different lengths. We have tested the 12.8'' for you...

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24 Hours of Le Mans Roller 2015: Further, Faster

400 teams and 120 solos took the start under a sweltering heat for the 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Roller. Beautiful clashes and many records were at stake...

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Testing the Hunter skating suits

The speed skating suit brand got itself noticed last year thanks to the many victories of the French Team during the World Championships of Speed Skating in Rosario, Argentina. The manufacturer sent us a sample...

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Mediaskates restricts access to high quality skating pics

Since its creation three years ago, Mediaskates has always wanted to help out the skating community, all disciplines included, without financial compensation for the general public. Today, after many abuses, the Mediaskates team is restricting this option...

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Meeting Clémence Halbout (France)

A few weeks before the 2015 European Championships of Speed Skating in Wörgl, Austria, we have interviewed Clémence Halbout, skater for Team France in the senior women's category...

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Bart Swings and Guo Dan dominate the 2015 Roller Marathon of Dijon

Once again, the Roller Marathon of Dijon hosted high level races for its 15th edition with, as the climax, the international marathon of the World Inline Cup unquestionably dominated by the champions Bart Swings (Belgium) and Guo Dan (China)...

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Breaking records at the 2015 Rollathlon

The level of the Rollathlon keeps on increasing year after year. The 2015 edition had its share of surprises with a growing number of foreign skaters: Dutch, Belgian, New-Zealanders, Swiss and German... An international casting and amazing times, race stories by the skaters...

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Portrait of Brittany Bowe (USA)

Brittany Bowe is a skating champion, both on wheels and on ice. In 2015, the American, member of the USA Olympic team decided to go back to her first love and put her inline skates back on...

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2015 Incheon Marathon: Guyader Again

Last weekend, while most of the European skaters were meeting up at Rennes sur Roulettes, the exhibition race of Incheon in South Korea, another stage of the 2015 World Inline Cup, took place at the same time...

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2015 Rennes Sur Roulettes: Beautiful Breakaway(s)

We'll spare you the usual puns on the wet editions of Rennes sur Roulettes, it would set aside the warm editions under heat waves. The fact remains that the term 'dantesque' came out of the skaters' mouths...

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Ultra-Endurance: Prepare your 24H skating competition in 4 weeks

SILA offers a new training card to perfect your preparation to ultra-endurance skate races. It is timely training tips, a few weeks before the 24H of Le Mans Roller...

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Meeting with Spanish Speed Skater Ioseba Fernandez

Isobar Fernandez is one of the most famous sprinters in speed skating. The Spanish world champion is directly concerned with the new race formats initiated by the FIRS. We have collected his thoughts...

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Meeting Venezuelan Speed Skater Alexander Bastidas

Alexander Bastidas is a speed skater from Venezuela. The 2003 world champion has decided to get away from his federation and take part in several European races for the second semester of 2015...

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The 2015 Geisingen Arena International

Despite the indisputable domination of the South-American armada, a French managed the feat of winning at the general ranking of the 2015 Geisingen Arena International in the Men's category: Elton de Souza. Sandrine Tas takes the victory in the women's category...

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Is 2015 the comeback year of 165 mm mounting?

2003 was a turning point in the design of skate boots with the arrival of 195 mm interaxial distance, enabling to enter 4 wheels of 100 mm. What if the spreading of 3-wheel skates stimulated the comeback of 165 mm mounting?

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The facilities of the 2015 Speed Skating World Championships in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

After the 2009 World Games, the city of Kaohsiung in Taiwan will host the World Championships of Speed Skating on November 11th to 20th, 2015. Here are some pictures of the facilities in which about 50 nations will compete next November...

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2015 Trophy of the 3 tracks: First day of Competition in Pibrac, France

The International Trophy of the 3 Tracks started on Saturday April 4th, on the bank track of Pibrac, France. The rain didn't crash the party much and the skaters could complete the finals of the 500 m races and the long distance series...

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Skating and the World Games, a long story!

The four high level disciplines of skating have been on the program of the World Games since their creation. Rink hockey has been replaced by roller hockey, but artistic and speed skating have been there from the very start...

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