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Home is where the skating rink is
by Byline to Finish Line
posted February 10, 2014 at 1:27pm

Here is how I knew my legs were still attached to my body when I got out of bed Sunday morning — they hurt like hell. I worked hard the day before on the Lockport Y-10 course. It wasn’t just about how hard I worked, but the challenge of the h...more

Exposure 2013 Skate Clinics
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted November 8, 2013 at 8:55am

Exposure. An annual skateboarding event including bowl and vert contests for Pros and Ams. What makes this event so special? It’s all about the girls. Exposure is one of very few events that highlight girls only! GRO is glad to be able to tea...more

The Power of 100%
by Marissa Kastanek
posted September 6, 2013 at 9:32am

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Kevin Durant. Giving 100% at every given moment will allow success at many levels. Coaches can see when an athlete leaves everything on the field of play and that is a key when recruiting....more

Professional Rugby Player Phaidra Knight signs with Heraea Marketing
by HeraeaMarketing
posted May 8, 2013 at 8:18pm

Phaidra Knight chooses the right team...more

Sponsorships ~ Endorsements ~ Investment = HUGE Differences
by HeraeaMarketing
posted April 29, 2013 at 8:10pm

Athletes Know the Difference...more

Just for women sports 24/7 coming our way
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 12, 2013 at 7:46pm

Sports Channel for Women TV...more

Florida Bowlriders Cup 2013
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted January 19, 2013 at 3:20pm

ts that time of year again for the 7th annual Florida Bowlriders Cup March 15-17. There will be two girls bowl events and maybe even more. Three days of riding. If you or someone you know wants to enter email martin@konaskatepark.com The event is NO...more

Gotham repeats – earning their second consecutive WFTDA Championship, and third Championship overall
by Zeeev
posted November 5, 2012 at 6:00pm

In a battle of giants, Gotham proves legitimacy and continues to dominate the WFTDA, while Denver returns to third overall....more

2012 WFTDA Championships: Day Two – Texas, Denver, Oly, and Gotham advance
by Zeeev
posted November 4, 2012 at 11:02am

Saturday’s slew of elimination bouts started with the second upset of the tournament, and ended with by filling the final four slots in the 2012 WFTDA Championship bracket....more

2012 WFTDA Championships day 1: Naptown beats the odds, Denver, Bay Area, and Minnesota advance
by Zeeev
posted November 3, 2012 at 9:53am

The WFTDA championships began on Friday with four elimination bouts, and the first upset of the tournament....more

Grits and Glory: The Atlanta Rollergirls host the 2012 WFTDA Championships
by Zeeev
posted November 1, 2012 at 8:54am

The Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby Championship tournament will be hosted by the Atlanta Rollergirls at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta, Georgia....more

Oregon Trifecta 10th Year Celebration
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted August 9, 2012 at 5:22pm

WCS Concrete Bowl Series – Pier Park, OR – August 11 August 11 – Pier Park Skatepark, N. Lombard St & Bruce Ave, North of downtown. - Amateur (15 and under)-Pro/Am (16 and up)- Masters (40 and up) – Girls all ages - Entry fe...more

[Video] Interview with Michelle Kwan Co-Chair of IOC Women & Sport Conference
by Pretty Tough
posted February 26, 2012 at 2:29pm

You would be hard pressed to find anyone who has a bad thing to say about Michelle Kwan. She deserves and has earned all her success. While Kwan has never won an Olympic gold medal, she has become one of the greatest Olympians ever. She is far more ...more

Lifetime Lines Up Figure Skating Reality Series
by Pretty Tough
posted January 28, 2012 at 2:51am

Lifetime’s successful Dance Moms franchise is not only getting a spinoff with “Dance Moms: Miami,” but, according to THR ,  its also getting a sister show: “Ice Moms.“  With L.A.-based  Collins Avenue, the prod...more

Mao Asada wins Japanese skating title after mother’s death
by Pretty Tough
posted December 31, 2011 at 2:56pm

Image: Shinichi Iizuka Twenty year-old Mao Asada is the champion of Japan for the fifth time. Still reeling from the death of her mother a few short weeks ago, Mao has reclaimed the Japanese National skating title and demonstrated why she is one of skat...more

Figure Skater Debi Thomas Hits The Ice
by Black Women in Sports
posted July 26, 2011 at 2:17am

Debi Thomas was a figure skater that displayed a wonderful combination of skill, grace and charm while on the ice. No other figure skater in the history of the sport has displayed as much beauty and skill on the ice as Debi Thomas. Debi Thomas was a nati...more

Figure skater Johnny Weir launching line of little black dresses
by A Glam Slam
posted April 21, 2011 at 2:51pm

Figure skater Johnny Weir makes news for his fashion choices more often than his sport. The skating star is the ultimate risk-taker when it comes to his style, often drawing comparisons to the likes of Lady Gaga. In his first major design project, the fas...more

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