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2014-02-12 23:03:45

Not everyone has what it takes to make it to the Olympics, but that won’t stop citizens from across the country from taking part in the same activities as the professionals. The Bernard Law Group is offering tips so that anyone inspired to take to the ice or the snow can be as safe as possible. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Winter Olympics have arrived, meaning that people everywhere will be glued to their televisions and streaming devices to watch athletes break...

2014-01-12 12:20:19

OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the figure skating athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The athletes named to the 2014 Olympic team are: Kaetlyn Osmond and Gabrielle Daleman (Ladies); Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford; Kirsten Moore-Towers/ Dylan Moscovitch and Paige Lawrence/Rudi Swiegers (Pairs); Patrick Chan, Kevin Reynolds and Liam Firus (Men's); Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir; Kaitlyn Weaver/Andre Poje and Alexandra...

2013-12-13 23:27:03

John Harmata, owner of Geppetto’s Skate Shop, says competitive figure skaters can experience a variety of injuries throughout their skating careers, many of which could have been avoided all together if only the correct information had been available to them. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Ice skaters worldwide have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no governing body to manage the development of guidelines for...

2013-11-26 23:31:59

Protecting young figure skaters is the key goal of new book. John Harmata, author of new book hopes to change the way the world skates, one skater at a time. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Young & adolescent ice skaters worldwide have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no governing body to manage the development of guidelines for skating equipment, i.e. a skater’s skates. After more than three decades of working...

2013-11-19 23:30:00

John Harmata, Geppetto's Skate Shop owner and author of new book looks out for safety of Olympic hopefuls. Competitive figure skaters worldwide experience a variety of injuries throughout their skating careers; many of which could have been avoided all together if only the correct information had been made available to them. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Ice skaters have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no...

2013-10-30 23:31:46

Geppetto's Skate Shop - Olympic hopefuls: figure skaters can experience a variety of injuries throughout their skating careers, many of which could have been avoided all together. New book, Anatomy of a Figure Skating Injury has all the answers. Downers Grove, Illinois (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Ice skaters worldwide have been struggling with recurrent injuries for decades. Unlike other sports, figure skating has no governing body to manage the development of guidelines for skating...

2013-10-16 23:35:07

Geppetto's Skate Shop - Competitive figure skaters worldwide experience a variety of injuries throughout their skating careers, many of which could have been avoided all together if only the correct information had been available to them. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Doctors who treat figure skating injuries now have a reference source which they can turn to for help in diagnosing and further preventing the same injury. Ice skaters worldwide have been struggling with...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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