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2013-10-24 12:24:50

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The best women's flat track roller derby teams in the world will compete for the sport's top honor in the 2013 Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Championships Nov. 8-10 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The WFTDA Championships bring together the most highly trained and committed skaters and officials from WFTDA member leagues to display the "Real, Strong, Athletic and Revolutionary" game play that pushes the limits of the...

2013-10-14 23:28:11

The Roller Skating Association’s new “How Do You Roll” campaign encourages families to have fun and get active by roller skating this October in celebration of National Roller Skating Month. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The Roller Skating Association International (RSA) is encouraging families to seek out their local roller skating rinks to find out more about special events, activities and promotions in celebration of National Roller Skating Month (NRSM). This October,...

2013-08-15 08:25:57

Top 60 Teams To Compete for two Division Championships AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The top 60 women's flat track roller derby leagues in the world will compete for the sport's top honors in the 2013 Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Division 1 and Division 2 Playoffs and Championships. The first of seven tournaments kicks off in Des Moines, Iowa, this weekend - Aug. 16-18. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130815/DC64565) The WFTDA Playoffs...

2012-03-11 08:00:00

Kids Skating Up, an innovative new community learn-to-skate and learn-to-play-hockey organization, is sponsoring camps and clinics starting quickly. (PRWEB) March 11, 2012 Kids Skating Up is a program dedicated to providing ice skating and hockey camps and clinics at discounted prices to Pittsburgh youth. The on-ice sessions will be held at rinks throughout the Pittsburgh region while some mentorship talks to be held off-ice occasionally. Groups are kept very small in number with highly...

2011-07-15 14:22:00

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The roller skating industry has started a national marketing effort that industry leaders hope will increase skate sales and the number of young people participating throughout the country. Pictures and links available at www.makeaskatement.com. Ron Creten, an industry veteran of 35 years, is leading the effort as president of Roller Skating Rocks, Inc., a non-profit corporation formed by industry leaders whose mission is to develop a marketing...

2011-06-27 07:32:00

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The roller skating industry has started a national marketing effort that industry leaders hope will increase skate sales and the number of young people participating throughout the country. Pictures and links available at www.makeaskatement.com. Ron Creten, an industry veteran of 35 years, is leading the effort as president of Roller Skating Rocks, Inc., a non-profit corporation formed by industry leaders whose mission is to develop a marketing...

2010-10-25 09:50:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13th annual Let's Play Hockey International Expo returns to the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on January 17-18, 2011. This is the only industry show in the world for ice and inline hockey, figure skating, broomball, lacrosse and arena design and development. For 13 years the focus on the show has been to make products and product knowledge available to retailers both small and large. Over 100 companies will be displaying their latest products...

2009-03-04 07:20:00

Humorous Adventures Based on True Events of Fun-Loving Grandma and Grandchildren Shared NEW LONDON, Wis., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- To say that you're only as old as you feel can be true to a fault. Based on her own experiences, Jeanette S. Eggers shares the story of a carefree grandma who tries to relive her rollerskating youth in her humorous new children's book, "Grandmas Don't Rollerskate" (published by AuthorHouse), accompanied by playful, full-color illustrations on every page. Marisa...

2008-08-12 12:00:34

By Kristin Malone / Special to The Herald Melissa Hall had one hour until her national competition. She practiced on her skates for 15 minutes, and her coach told her to keep practicing. But she said she was ready. Hall, a 16-year veteran in artistic roller skating, wasn't lying. She won the medal to prove it. The 21-year-old Rock Hill woman, a York Technical College student in early childhood development, took first place in the open women's loop event last month during the U.S....

2008-08-02 12:00:27

So how is Whoopi Goldberg spending her six-week summer vacation from "The View"? Growling her way through the Electric Light Orchestra's "Evil Woman," eight times a week in the Broadway musical "Xanadu." The performer stepped into the production July 29, replacing Jackie Hoffman as a malicious Grecian muse in the campy spoof of the infamous '80s roller-disco movie. "I just think it's a fun musical," enthused Goldberg, sitting in an overstuffed chair in her "The View" dressing room, the day...