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SkateLog Newsletter 2005-02

Sent February 16, 2005

 SkateLog Newsletter #2005-02 . by SkateLog Editor Kathie Fry 
February 16, 2005 
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Newsletter Contents
  • Visit Our Active International Skating Forum
  • Sabatino Aracu is the New President of FIRS
  • The 2005 World Environment Games in Brazil
  • A New Professional Organization for Skate Schools
  • Photos of the Pakistan National Championships

  • Sabatino Aracu is the New President of FIRS
    Here are 10 photos of the newly elected president of the International Roller Sports Federation. I took these pictures at the dramatic FIRS Congress in November during which former President Isidro Oliveras resigned. President Aracu has a reputation of being a mover and shaker in the world of international sports and many skaters hope he will help us finally get at least one roller sport into the Olympic Games. Valerie Leftwich of Australia, who was featured in my newsletter last week, was elected as 1st Vice President of FIRS by a large margin.

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    The 2005 World Environment Games in Brazil
    The 2nd annual World Environment Games will take place October 22-30, 2005 and this year the event will include two beautiful routes in the coastal state of Bahia, Brazil. Among the included sports in 2005 are inline skating, cycling, running, swimming, surfing, canoeing, kite-flying, wrestling, volleyball, tennis, horse riding, and soccer.

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    A New Professional Organization for Skate Schools
    INTRODUCING THE UNITED SKATE SCHOOLS GROUP - It was bad news for inline skaters and skating instructors when the International Inline Skating Association (IISA) closed its doors abruptly in December of 2005, but now there is a new professional organization for skating schools and instructors. The United Skate Schools Group (USSG) was formed in January of 2005 by some of the top officials and instructors of the former IISA. The director of the new organization is IISA instructor examiner Janet Miller Sheehan of Southern California.

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    Photos of the Pakistan National Championships
    A report and 3 photos from the 2004 Pakistan National Roller Sports Championships, which included both male and female athletes and six skating disciplines: speed skating, roller hockey, freestyle skating, aggressive skating, roller soccer, and roller basketball

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