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SkateLog Newsletter 2005-04

Sent June 24, 2005

 SkateLog Newsletter #2005-04 . by SkateLog Editor Kathie Fry 
June 24, 2005 
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Hello Everybody!

This week's newsletter includes a link to the new FIRS Web site, which has an important announcement from President Sabatino Aracu about the possibility of inline speed skating being included in the 2012 Olympic Games.

Also included are articles about the National Skate Patrol, a really great product for preventing blisters and skate boot pain, and an article featuring four models of skate maintenance racks.

Newsletter Contents
  • Visit Our 12 Skating Forums
  • Gel Pads Prevent Blisters and Foot Pain
  • Skate Maintenance Stands
  • An Update on the National Skate Patrol
  • The FIRS Web Site is Back - Hooray!

  • Gel Pads Prevent Blisters and Foot Pain
    One of my favorite products for preventing foot blisters, lace bite, cuff bite, and other kinds of foot pain caused by skating are gel pads designed for skaters, such as Clear Clouds and Bunga Pads.

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    Skate Maintenance Stands
    Skate maintenance stands can make it easier to change and rotate your skate wheels and perform other skate maintenance procedures and repairs. Here are four different models.

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    An Update on the National Skate Patrol
    This update on the status of the National Skate Patrol has more questions then answers, but I'm hoping you can help me fill in the gaps. Who is in charge of the National Skate Patrol now that IISA has shut down? Does the new skate patrol have a Web site? Which local branches still exist? Shouldn't it be called the International Skate Patrol since there are branches in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States?

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    The FIRS Web Site is Back - Hooray!
    Here is some fantastic news - the Web site of the International Roller Sports Federation is back on the Internet! Visit that site now to read a message from new FIRS president Sabatino Aracu about the possibility of skating being added to the 2012 Olympics, during a meeting July 6-9 in Singapore.

    Visit the New FIRS Web Site »

    Visit Our 12 Skating Forums
    Our skating forums cover many different types of skating, and as of this week, 10,000 messages have been posted by 1,600 registered forum visitors. Our two newest additions are a Fitness Skating Forum and a Roller Derby Forum.

    Visit Our Active International Forum

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